Calendar of Events 

April 2014 

 

Exhibition: Chop Suey on the Prairies

04/20/2013 to 04/27/2014

Location: Royal Alberta Museum , Edmonton and Area


Exhibition: Arts of China

01/31/2014 to 05/19/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Alberta South

Glimpses of an Ancient Civilization…


Exhibition: Fresh Paint - A Snapshot of Painting in Edmonton

02/06/2014 to 04/12/2014

Location: University of Alberta Museums, Enterprise Square Galleries , Edmonton and Area

Join the University of Alberta Museums for our Winter 2014 exhibitions…


Exhibition: Duets - Shared Ideas in Painting

02/06/2014 to 04/12/2014

Location: University of Alberta Museums, Enterprise Square Galleries , Edmonton and Area

Join the University of Alberta Museums for our Winter 2014 exhibitions…


Exhibition: The Noble Experiment - Temperance & Prohibition

02/17/2014 to 05/03/2014

Location: Crowsnest Museum, Coleman , Alberta South

The exhibit looks at the history of prohibition in Canada, and helps to give a national context to one of the most colourful periods in the history of the Crowsnest Pass.…


Exhibition: Matt Gould - Totems of the Masculine

03/08/2014 to 05/11/2014

Location: Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery 4525 47A Avenue Red Deer , Central

Basing the work on drawings and collaborative work with his subjects, Gould has taken elemental, masculine materials such as raw leather, wool, wood and steel, to build narrative portraits of his subjects, all the while exploring the theme of "What makes you think you're a man?"…


Exhibition: James Agrell Smith - A Broader Picture

03/14/2014 to 06/15/2014

Location: Lougheed House Gallery, 707 - 13 Ave SW Calgary , Calgary and area

Lougheed House is the sole Calgary region venue for this exciting exhibition James Agrell Smith: A Broader Picture: Drawings, Paintings and Original Prints, organized and circulated by the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery. …


Exhibition: W.O. Mitchell - Folksy Foothills Philosopher

03/15/2014 to 09/30/2014

Location: Museum of the Highwood, 406 First Street SW, High River , Southern Alberta

The Museum of the Highwood is honoured to present this exhibit celebrating the Centenary of beloved Canadian Author W.O. Mitchell's birth.…


Exhibition: Neil Fiertel - Venus Then and Now

03/21/2014 to 04/23/2014

Location: Multucultural Heritage Centre Public Art Gallery, 5411-51 Street, Stony Plain , Edmonton and Area


Exhibition: Grant Smith - Significant Forms, Perfect Moments

03/22/2014 to 05/06/2014

Location: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff , Canadian Rockies

Perfect moments are captured by clarifying one's intent and by simplifying the subject. - Grant Smith…


Exhibition: Whyte Winter Carnival at Cave and Basin National Historic Site

03/22/2014 to 04/27/2014

Location: Cave and Basin National Historic Site, Banff , Canadian Rockies

Take in fun winter sports images from the archives of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, in partnership with Parks Canada.…


Exhibition: Wild Rose Abstract

04/01/2014 to 05/31/2014

Location: Yuill Family Gallery, Medalta, Historic Clay District, Medicine Hat , Southern Alberta

Alberta's leading abstract painters exhibit work at Medalta…


Exhibition: Hands on Nature

04/01/2014 to 06/08/2014

Location: Museé Heritage Museum, St Albert , Edmonton and Area

Learn about different aspects and levels of biodiversity in this interactive exhibit from the Royal Ontario Museum.…


This Old Edmonton House: Millwork & Floors

04/02/2014

Location: Reed's Tea Room, Fort Edmonton Park , Edmonton

The This Old Edmonton House Seminar series is aimed at providing owners of older homes with a basic knowledge of issues related to restoring old properties, and may help them make more informed decisions on their possible options. This session focuses on Millwork and Floors.…


Artist Talk: Laura Vickerson

04/03/2014

Location: Glenbow Theatre, Glenbow Museum, 130 - 9th Avenue SE , Calgary

Join Glenbow curator Nancy Tousley and co-presenter Contemporary Calgary for a series of intimate and illuminating talks by artists who helped define the city's art scene in the 1990s.…


Galt Workshops: Pysanka

04/03/2014

Location: Galt Museum, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Join our expert volunteers led by Janet Tilbe to learn the history and art of making Ukrainian Easter eggs.…


Exhibition: Portraiture

04/05/2014 to 06/08/2014

Location: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff , Canadian Rockies

This exhibition traces the art of portraiture from the 1920s through to the present day…


This Old Edmonton House: Historic Interiors Tour

04/05/2014

Location: Reed's Tea Room, Firkins and Rutherford Houses, Fort Edmonton Park , Edmonton

The This Old Edmonton House Seminar series is aimed at providing owners of older homes with a basic knowledge of issues related to restoring old properties, and may help them make more informed decisions on their possible options. This session allows historical house owners and history buffs alike the chance to tour the Fort Edmonton and view the styles most commonly found in Edmonton first hand.…


Exhibition: Proximate Truth - Cartography from the Collection of R.J. Sandford

04/05/2014 to 06/08/2014

Location: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff , Canadian Rockies

Canada is depicted through its illustrated geography with a selection of maps on loan from private collector Bob Sandford.…


Exhibition: Fury - Portraits of a Turbulent World

04/05/2014 to 06/08/2014

Location: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff , Canadian Rockies

Stephen Hutchings’ work is both a contemporary reflection on landscape painting and a metaphoric connection to the hostilities and turbulence of society.…


Historic Banff Walking Tour

04/05/2014 to 04/06/2014

Location: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff , Canadian Rockies

Join interpreter, Pam Manning, on a trip through time visiting some of Banff’s most historic buildings and sites, including an inside look at the stunning Luxton Home…


Fury: Moments from a Storm

04/06/2014

Location: Whyte Museum of the Rockies, Banff , Canadian Rockies

"Fury: Moments from a Storm" includes eight musical compositions by Sebastian Hutchings that encapsulate the internal experience of the anticipation, arrival or aftermath of a storm. The concert is counterpoint to the exhibition "Fury: Portraits of a Turbulent World" by Stephen Hutchings…


This Old Edmonton House: Foundations

04/07/2014

Location: AGT Building or Reed's Tea Room, Fort Edmonton Park , Edmonton

The This Old Edmonton House Seminar series is aimed at providing owners of older homes with a basic knowledge of issues related to restoring old properties, and may help them make more informed decisions on their possible options. This session focuses on the house's Foundation.…


Exhibition: Colour Catch

04/08/2014 to 07/20/2014

Location: 1st Floor Gallery, Human Ecology Building, University of Alberta , Edmonton

Aesthetic Experiences through West African Textiles & Nature…


Biographical Objects and Historical Narrative

04/09/2014

Location: Royal Alberta Museum , Edmonton and Area

The Questions and Collection IV series includes six intriguing presentations that focus on new discoveries and new collections at the museum. From seeds to paintings, there's something for everyone …


Curatorial Lecture: Biographical Objects and Historical Narrative

04/09/2014

Location: Royal Alberta Museum , Edmonton

A close up look at several objects from the Museum's First Nations and Metis collections…


This Old Edmonton House: Wall Treatments

04/09/2014

Location: AGT Building or Reed's Tea Room, Fort Edmonton , Edmonton

The This Old Edmonton House Seminar series is aimed at providing owners of older homes with a basic knowledge of issues related to restoring old properties, and may help them make more informed decisions on their possible options. This session focuses on Historical Wall Treatments.…


In Conversation: Panel Discussion

04/10/2014

Location: Glenbow Theatre, Glenbow Museum, 130 - 9th Avenue SE , Calgary

Yves Trepanier, Diana Sherlock, Walter May, and Mireille Perron join Made in Calgary: The 1990s curator Nancy Tousley and Melanie Kjorlien, Glenbow VP of Access, Collections and Exhibitions, to discuss developments in the local art scene in the 90s.…


Walk and Talk Tour of Fresh Paint and Duets

04/10/2014

Location: University of Alberta Libraries, Enterprise Square , Edmonton

Presented as part of the University of Alberta's Lunch and Learn Program. Everyone is Welcome.…


Artist Talk: Stephen Hutchings

04/10/2014

Location: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff , Canadian Rockies

Join internationally respected Canadian artist Stepehen Hutchings as he discsusses his work from his exhibition "Fury: Portraits of a Turbulent World". …


In Conversation: Panel Discussion

04/10/2014

Location: Glenbow Theatre, Glenbow Museum, 130 - 9th Avenue SE , Calgary

Yves Trepanier, Diana Sherlock, Walter May, and Mireille Perron join Made in Calgary: The 1990s curator Nancy Tousley and Melanie Kjorlien, Glenbow VP of Access, Collections and Exhibitions, to discuss developments in the local art scene in the 90s.…


Nickle at Noon: Practicum Student Presentations

04/10/2014


Museum and Heritage Studies Practicum Student Presentations…


Exhibition: Western Threads

04/12/2014 to 08/04/2014

Location: Royal Alberta Museum , Edmonton

Be inspired by beautiful wall art, whimsical dolls, colourful quilts, stunning wearable art and pictorial rugs.…


Slow Art Day at Glenbow

04/12/2014

Location: Glenbow , Calgary

Focus on Art and the art of seeing by taking it slow…


This Old Edmonton House: House Doctor

04/12/2014

Location: TBA , Edmonton

The This Old Edmonton House Seminar series is aimed at providing owners of older homes with a basic knowledge of issues related to restoring old properties, and may help them make more informed decisions on their possible options. This session gives you the chance to walk through a private heritage home to assess and evaluate potential problems.…


History Detectives: Easter Traditions

04/12/2014

Location: Crowsnest Museum, Coleman , Southern Alberta

Saturday afternoon drop-in activities for families & visitors.…


Beginner Felting

04/13/2014

Location: John Walter Museum , Edmonton

Discover traditional fibre arts with the John Walter Museum and the Edmonton Weavers' Guild.…


This Old Edmonton House: Plastering Walls

04/14/2014

Location: AGT Building, Fort Edmonton Park , Edmonton

The This Old Edmonton House Seminar series is aimed at providing owners of older homes with a basic knowledge of issues related to restoring old properties, and may help them make more informed decisions on their possible options. This session focuses on Plastering Walls in your Heritage Home.…


This Old Edmonton House: Researching Your Heritage Home

04/15/2014

Location: Prince of Wales Armouries, Edmonton , Edmonton

The This Old Edmonton House Seminar series is aimed at providing owners of older homes with a basic knowledge of issues related to restoring old properties, and may help them make more informed decisions on their possible options. This session focuses on Researching your Heritage Home…


Out for Lunch - Bryan Adams: Exposed

04/17/2014

Location: Glenbow Museum , Calgary

Out for Lunch Tours - see another side of the Canadian Icon: his stunning work in the field of photography.…


Sweet Treat: Whimsy and Wonder at Fort Edmonton Park

04/19/2014 to 04/20/2014

Location: Fort Edmonton Park, , Edmonton

This Easter weekend, see spring through the eyes of a Victorian child. Experience the joy and excitement of spring and explore an imaginary world full of fairies, fables, action and adventure. There will be storytelling, performers, games, crafts, and - of course - an Easter egg hunt. …


History How-To: How to Discover Your Family History

04/19/2014

Location: Crowsnest Museum, Coleman, Alberta , Southern Alberta

Hands-on workshops for historical skills.…


Eggstravaganza at the Galt

04/19/2014

Location: Galt Museum and Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Celebrate Easter at this year's family event…


Book Launch - Mississauga Portraits: Ojibwe Voices from Nineteenth Century Canada

04/22/2014

Location: Glenbow Museum , Calgary

Author Don Smith discusses his new book, Mississauga Portraits: Ojibwe Voices from Nineteenth Century Canada…


Out for Lunch - Worn to be Wild

04/23/2014

Location: Glenbow Museum , Calgary

Out for Lunch Tours: discover how the black leather jacket evolved from practical, protective outerwear to become the ultimate symbol of pop culture cool.…


Artist Talk: Bart Habermiller, Xstine Cook, and Tim Westbury

04/24/2014

Location: Glenbow Theatre, Glenbow, 130 9th Avenue SE , Calgary

Join Glenbow curator Nancy Tousley and co-presenter Contemporary Calgary for a series of intimate and illuminating talks by artists who helped define the city's art scene in the 1990s.…


History Detectives: Animals at Work

04/26/2014

Location: Crowsnest Museum, Coleman , Southern Alberta

Saturday Afternoon drop-in activites for families and visitors.…


Mother's Day Brunch

04/27/2014 to 05/11/2014

Location: Danish Canadian National Museum, Spruce View , Central Alberta

Featuring our famous Danish open-face sandwiches and delicious desserts accompanied by some light entertainment…


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