Visual Arts

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

9 AM – 5 PM    Dreaming of Canada    Art Gallery of St. Albert
The Art Gallery of St. Albert is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017 with a mail art extravaganza. Mail art is a playful artistic movement, centered on the sharing of small-scale art using the postal service. Through Mail Art, the Dreaming of Canada project shares aspirations, hopes and impressions surrounding Canada. Send us your mail art by August 22 to be included in the virtual exhibit. A selection of works will be selected from the project for an exhibition during Alberta Culture Days. The full exhibit and more information on taking part is available at http://dreamingofcanada.ca/

7 – 9:00 PM      Paint Night II   Skybox Grill, Servus Place
Local artist(s) will work with participants to create their own paintings.  More information coming soon. 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 

9 AM – 5 PM    Dreaming of Canada    Art Gallery of St. Albert
The Art Gallery of St. Albert is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017 with a mail art extravaganza. Mail art is a playful artistic movement, centered on the sharing of small-scale art using the postal service. Through Mail Art, the Dreaming of Canada project shares aspirations, hopes and impressions surrounding Canada. Send us your mail art by August 22 to be included in the virtual exhibit. A selection of works will be selected from the project for an exhibition during Alberta Culture Days. The full exhibit and more information on taking part is available at http://dreamingofcanada.ca/

10 AM – 4 PM     Watch, Create & Play!   St. Albert Place  
The St. Albert Place Visual Arts Council will be set up in the studios and halls of St. Albert Place for the following exhibits and interactive demonstrations and crafts:

  • Painter’s Guild – painting canvasses and doing pastels
  • Potter’s Guild – wheel demonstrations
  • Paper Arts Guild – calligraphy and book binding
  • Floral Arts Society – corsage making
  • Quilter’s Guild – hands-on quilting activity

10 AM – 12 PM    Celebrate!   St. Albert Public Library

 
A drop-in program for families. Come design and build your own cardboard box car and then drive it into the Library’s “movie theatre” for some great Canadian, family-friendly films from the National Film Board.

ONGOING

KEYS FOR THE CITY     Various locations
Take a turn playing the pianos embellished by local artists at the following locations: