Categories: Arts & Culture

Portfolio: weekly art listings

VASA artist Memory Roth has joined seven of her paintmates with a show at the Alcove Gallery in the Jubilee Auditorium. Octet – Visions From VASA runs until April 10.

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

Uncovered and Unashamed is the new exhibit by painter Andréa Schmidt. Until Sat., March 31.

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

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 Paul Kane High School art students. Until Fri., March 30.

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. VASA artist Rick Rogers’ work Interdependence can be found on an Edmonton billboard at 50 Street south of 72 Avenue on the east side facing north. A new set of the limited edition #YEGCanvas trading cards will also be available at EAC events.


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

Octet – Visions From VASA

Memory Roth, Rick Rogers, Miles Constable, Connie Osgood, Carroll Charest, Al Anderson, Victoria Armstrong and Helen Rogers make a complete set of eight visual artists from the Visual Arts Studio Association who are putting on a new show at one the Jubilee Auditorium’s gallery spaces.

Octet – Visions From VASA gives each of the eight a single spot for a work of art measuring 36” x 36”. The show opens tomorrow with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Artists will be in attendance. It runs until Tues., April 10.

The Alcove Gallery is on the second floor of the Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave., Edmonton; 780-427-2760 & www.jubileeauditorium.com/InTheCommunity/JubeArt/AlcoveGallery. It is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and during performances.

Upcoming events and news

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.

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.