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Link to Now On View | Two New Emerging Curator Exhibitions

Now On View | Two New Emerging Curator Exhibitions

Date: Sep 4, 2019

"Absence Inhabited" and "Dear Alan", featuring artworks from the AFA's collection, are now on view on Google Arts and Culture.
Link to Go Behind the Scenes with the AFA's Art Collections Manager!

Go Behind the Scenes with the AFA's Art Collections Manager!

Date: Aug 28, 2019

What does it take to get an artwork in show-worthy shape? Find out!
Link to Work of the Week: "Edge of Summer" by Thelma Manarey

Work of the Week: "Edge of Summer" by Thelma Manarey

Date: Aug 23, 2019

This week's Work of the Week is "Edge of Summer" by Thelma Manarey.
Link to "Alberta and the Group of Seven" at Government House

"Alberta and the Group of Seven" at Government House

Date: Jul 23, 2019

Did you know there was a strong connection between Alberta and members of the Group of Seven?
Link to AFA Public Art Commission Awarded to Portage College

AFA Public Art Commission Awarded to Portage College

Date: Apr 24, 2018

This funding will be used to commission three pieces of work from Indigenous artists for MOAPPA's Celebrating New Dawn project.
Link to DataLog : Art Encoded - An Emerging Curator Exhibition

DataLog : Art Encoded - An Emerging Curator Exhibition

Date: Feb 8, 2018

DataLog : Art Encoded fully embraces and uses the resources of the digital realm to exhibit selected artworks from the AFA Collection
Link to Double Take: An Emerging Curator Exhibition

Double Take: An Emerging Curator Exhibition

Date: Feb 8, 2018

Double Take, curated by Shannon Bingeman, challenges perceptions of logical order.
Link to Work of the Week: WINTER

Work of the Week: WINTER

Date: Dec 19, 2017

The Work of the Week is WINTER by Illingworth (Buck) Kerr.
Link to Watch: The Art of Hide Tanning - an AFA Commemorative Art Project

Watch: The Art of Hide Tanning - an AFA Commemorative Art Project

Date: Dec 15, 2017

See the video of The Art of Hide Tanning: commissioned Indigenous artworks featuring the traditional hide tanning process taught at Portage College.
Link to Redpoll Centre Public Art Commission

Redpoll Centre Public Art Commission

Date: Nov 23, 2017

Arts Council Wood Buffalo in partnership with the Alberta Foundations for the Arts has unveiled a new commission by local artist Lucie Bause.

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