Portfolio: weekly art listings


Art Gallery of St. Albert

Ken HouseGo presents a series of multimedia three-dimensional objects in The Prairies, The Maritimes and a Few Lakes. A walk-through tour will take place from 12:05 to 12:45 p.m. on Sept. 21. Until Sat., Sept. 30.

19 Perron St., St. Albert; 780-460-4310; www.artgalleryofstalbert.ca

Visual Arts Studio Association

Feathers and Fur is a selection of Tammy Taylor’s Realist portraits of animals. Until Sat., Sept. 30. Taylor will offer a drawing and painting workshop on her techniques from 1 to 4 p.m. on closing day as part of Alberta Culture Days. Free of charge. No pre-registration is necessary. All materials will be supplied.

Welder Joanne Guthrie has a display of her work in the Corridor Gallery. Until Tues., Oct. 10.

25 Sir Winston Churchill Ave., St. Albert; 780-460-5990. www.vasa-art.com

Musée Héritage Museum

The museum has a selection of artworks by First Nations and Metis artists Alex Janvier, Terry McCue, and Leah Dorion, all of whom are represented in the Art Gallery of St. Albert’s Collection and its Rental and Sales Gallery. The display will run in conjunction with the September ArtWalk. Until the end of the month.

St. Albert Place (5 St. Anne St.); 780-459-1528. www.museeheritage.ca

Gallery 7 at the Bookstore on Perron

Andrew Rachynski and Tony Overweel will represent the St. Albert Painters’ Guild in conjunction with the September ArtWalk. Until the end of the month.

7 Perron St. www.paintersguild.ca

Youth Gallery at the Arden Theatre

The youth gallery features the work of students from St. Albert Catholic High School. Until Fri., Sept. 29.

St. Albert Place (5 St. Anne St.). 780-651-5735; www.artgalleryofstalbert.ca/learning-discovery/teachers-schools/programs/youth-gallery

St. Albert Public Library

The library has the works of emerging artist Kateryna Young on display in conjunction with the September ArtWalk. Until the end of the month.

St. Albert Place (5 St. Anne St.). 780-459-1530; www.sapl.ca

Assiniboia Hall – University of Alberta

Saddle Lake Cree artist Tashina Makokis offers Ugly Portraits and Erotic Landscapes, “a reflection on colonial settler violence and gaze,” presented by the U of A’s Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. Until Mon., Oct. 16

femlab gallery, 1-50 Assiniboia Hall. ualbertafemlab.wordpress.com

Women’s Art Museum

Little Kitchens is an exhibition of small artworks created by Canadian women artists. The 10th anniversary exhibit will be on display until October.

La Cité Francophone, #200, 8627 91 St. in Edmonton. 780-803-2016. www.wamsoc.ca

St. Albert Seniors’ Association

The St. Albert Photography Club has a rotating selection of artistic photographs on display in the foyer area of Red Willow Place. New works on display until the end of the month.

7 Taché St.; www.stalbertphotoclub.com

Bleeding Heart Art Space

Sturgeon County artist Jennifer Berkenbosch presents Cultivar, her series of two-dimensional mixed-media works. Opening reception tonight from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Artist will be in attendance. Until Sat., Oct. 14.

9140 118 Ave. in Edmonton. 780-729-3617; bleedingheartart.space

Alcove Gallery – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Ten Voices features the photographic and print works of Alberta artists including Candace Makowichuk, Julya Hajnoczky, Wes Bell and Gerry Dotto, among others. Until Sun., Oct. 15. Exhibit moves to the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium from Oct. 18 to Nov. 29.

1415 14 Ave. NW in Calgary; www.jubileeauditorium.com/InTheCommunity/JubeArt/Alcove

Leighton Art Centre

Rug hooking artist Rachelle LeBlanc presents Transformations, her exhibit of hooked sculptures. Until Sun., Sept. 24. She will offer a workshop on finding the design process on closing day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

282027 144 St. W. in Foothills. 403-931-3633 and www.leightoncentre.org

Upcoming events and news

The Musée Héritage Museum is set to present an exhibit called The Michel Band about the family, the injustice and the perseverance of a local aboriginal band that was the only First Nation in Canada in the twentieth century to enfranchise but, in doing so, lost their aboriginal and treaty rights. It opens on Tues., Sept. 19 and includes an opening reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thurs., Sept. 28. It will run until Jan. 7, 2018. Call 780-459-1528 or visit www.museeheritage.ca for more information.


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Scott Hayes

Scott Hayes joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2008. Scott writes about the arts, entertainment, movies, culture, community groups, and charities. He also writes general news, features, columns and profiles on people.