Portfolio: weekly art listings


Art Gallery of St. Albert

Artists from the Nina Haggerty Collective bring Retinal Circus to the gallery space. Until Sat., March 31.

The gallery has relocated to its temporary new space during extensive renovations. 100, 6D Perron St. 780-460-4310; www.artgalleryofstalbert.ca

Visual Arts Studio Association

Emerging from Ignorance is the new exhibit by painter Alena Valova. Until Sat., Feb. 24.

Carol Rose also has work on in the Corridor Gallery. Until Wed., March 14.

Art Hearts is an exhibit of jewelry designs by Carol Watamaniuk. In Studio 4 at VASA until Sun., Feb. 25.

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

Musée Héritage Museum

A Taste of Science looks at the science and technology behind food and food preservation. Until Sun., March 25.

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

Youth Gallery at the Arden Theatre

The youth gallery features the work of Bellerose Composite High School art students. Until Feb. 28.

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

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.

7 Taché St.; www.stalbertphotoclub.com

YEG Canvas

The new rotation of artworks is now on display for the Edmonton Arts Council’s third annual public art project. Look for new works on various billboard and LRT poster locations throughout the capital city. A new set of the limited edition #YEGCanvas trading cards will also be available at EAC events.


Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts

The ACUA ‎In Perspective is an exhibit featuring Peter Gegolick and Maria Antoniv for its Signature Artist Series. Until Thurs., Feb. 22.
The ACUA Gallery and Artisan Boutique is located at 9534 87 St. in Edmonton. www.acuarts.ca

dc3 Art Projects

Isachsen is an exhibit by St. Albert filmmaker, cinematographer, photographer, and multimedia artist aAron Munson, with other sculpture and sound components contributed by David Hoffos, Dara Humniski, and Gary James Joynes. Until this Saturday.

10567 111 St. in Edmonton. 587-520-5992; www.dc3artprojects.com

InFocus Photo

The annual InFocus Photo exhibit and award showcases innovative, thoughtful and provocative photography created by Canadian contemporary image-makers. This year’s show includes works by more than 30 Alberta photographers including Hedy Bach, Dawn LeBlanc, Candace Makowichuk, Akemi Matsubuchi and Drew May. Until Fri., March 2.

The Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel is located at 4236 36 Street East at the Edmonton International Airport. Visit www.infocusphoto.ca for more.

Alberta Branded

Façonner is the new showcase of artistic talent from across the province featuring 10 different artists including Doris Charest. Until January 2019.

The Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre is found on the main floor of the Edmonton Federal Building, 9820 107 St. in Edmonton. 780-422-3982; www.assembly.ab.ca/visitorcentre/abBranded.html

Herringer Kiss Gallery

Transformation is an exhibition of ACAD Photography students including St. Albert native Meghan Ivany. Until Sat., March 3.

709A 11 Ave SW in Calgary. 403-228-4889; www.herringerkissgallery.com

Equinox vigil

Lux & Umbra is a two-day pop-up exhibit featuring Edmonton Cemeteries’ artist in residence Candace Makowichuk. Opening reception on Fri., Feb. 23 with an artist talk at 6 p.m. followed by the exhibit and live music from 7 to 9 p.m. The exhibit follows at the same time on Sat., Feb. 24 as well with a lantern-making workshop from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Historic Union Cemetery (entrance from Spiller Road SE) in Calgary. www.equinoxvigil.ca

Upcoming events and news

The Art Gallery of St. Albert will present Light Up the Night, its 28th annual fundraiser, on Sat., Feb. 24. Tickets are $50. Participate in glow-in-the-dark painting, printmaking, and clay sculpture. There will be live entertainment and a silent auction. The event runs at St. Albert Place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Call the gallery at 780-460-4310 or visit www.artgalleryofstalbert.ca for more information.

The next Art Battle happens on Fri., March 2 at Casino Yellowhead, 12464 153 St. in Edmonton. Tickets are $15 to $25 and can be purchased at artbattle.ticketfly.com.

MINBID is hosting a sex-inspired art auction and show from 9 p.m. to midnight on Fri., March 9. Entertainment provided by Monkey Twerk. Tickets are $25. The event will run in Vacancy Hall on the lower level of the Mercer Warehouse, 10359 104 St. Visit www.minbid.ca for more.

The 8th annual Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts will take place at the Enjoy Centre starting at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., March 15. Tickets are $25 (plus fees) at www.ticketmaster.ca or at the Arden Theatre. Visit www.stalbert.ca/mayors-arts-celebration for info on the awards.

The 21st annual Night of Artists will take place from March 16 to 18 at the Enjoy Centre. The massive art expo features dozens of artists with an opening night gala and a two-day art walk, plus evening entertainment and more. Visit www.nightofartists.com 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.