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Link to Ociciwan Contemporary Art Centre is Now Open!

Ociciwan Contemporary Art Centre is Now Open!

Date: Oct 19, 2020

The Ociciwan Contemporary Art Centre in Edmonton is now open to the public by appointment only. The Centre focuses on supporting Indigenous artists.

Deadline: Nov 28, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Link to Congratulations! Simone Elizabeth Saunders Wins BMO 1st Art! Prize

Congratulations! Simone Elizabeth Saunders Wins BMO 1st Art! Prize

Date: Oct 16, 2020

Alberta University of the Arts graduate wins $15,000 national prize in competition for emerging artists with Black Lives Matter textile work.
Link to Portrait of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on display at Peter Robertson Gallery

Portrait of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on display at Peter Robertson Gallery

Date: Sep 29, 2020

Portrait of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Edmonton artist Shana Wilson is on display at Peter Robertson Gallery in Edmonton.

Deadline: Oct 24, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Link to New website for artists from Alberta

New website for artists from Alberta

Date: Sep 4, 2020

St Albert artist, Doris Charest, has started a new website called Art by Locals, in hopes of getting local people to buy local Alberta art.
Link to Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 2

Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 2

Date: Sep 3, 2020

Second wave of results of a long-term study to gauge Alberta audiences' attitudes towards returning to live arts and culture venues and events.
Link to Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 1

Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 1

Date: Jul 10, 2020

First set of results of a long-term study to gauge Alberta audiences' attitudes towards returning to live arts and culture venues and events.
Link to MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship Program

MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship Program

Date: May 22, 2020

Nine artists from across Canada are stepping up to support the development of local emerging artists via the MAG Exchange Artist Mentorship Program.
Link to Legislative Assembly Unveils Artwork by Alex Janvier

Legislative Assembly Unveils Artwork by Alex Janvier

Date: Mar 15, 2019

Two new artworks by renowned Indigenous artist Alex Janvier have been installed in the Legislature Chamber.
Link to Friends of University Hospitals' New Executive Director

Friends of University Hospitals' New Executive Director

Date: Jan 31, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Friends of University Hospitals is pleased to announce the appointment of Tyler Sherard as Executive Director.

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