July's exhibit is Urban Surprises: nature reveals itself by the DDK Collective, a group comprised of members Doris Charest, Danièle Petit, and Karen Blanchet. Opening reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 7 as part of the third event in the summer ArtWalk series on the first Thursday of each month until September. Artists will be in attendance. Until Saturday, July 30.
Joanne Guthrie also offers an exhibit of two-dimensional wire on canvas artworks called Underneath It All in the Corridor Gallery. Until Saturday, July 30.
25 Sir Winston Churchill Ave. 780-460-5990 and vasa-art.com
Art Gallery of St. Albert
Kanawêyimêw (She Takes Care of Them) is the incoming exhibit by Cree and Métis artist Michelle Sound. Her work is based on her family history from the Wapsewsipi/Swan River First Nation on Canada’s west coast, the unceded and ancestral home territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tseil-Waututh peoples. She has two bodies of work to show. Chapan Snares Rabbits (consisting of 14 rabbit fur drums) will be on display on the stairs, while the photographic series called nimama hates fish by worked in the cannery will be on display in the vault. Until Saturday, Aug. 6.
And All of Everything is a collaborative art piece by visual artist Brad Necyk and composer Gary James Joynes. A reception and artist talk is set for Thursday, July 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. An in-person tour with curator Emily Baker is set at noon on Thursday, July 21. Registration for all events is free. Visit artgalleryofstalbert.ca/exhibitions-events/exhibitions/and-all-of-everything. The gallery will be open during the next ArtWalk event on Thursday, July 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. as well. Until Saturday, Aug. 13.
19 Perron St., 780-460-4310; artgalleryofstalbert.ca
Bookstore on Perron
St. Albert Painters Guild members Wayne Gorman and Elizabeth Meetsma will have works on display in Gallery 7 in the back of the bookstore. Opening reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 7 as part of the third event in the summer ArtWalk series. Artists will be in attendance. Until Saturday, July 30.
7 Perron St., 780-458-3155, bookstoreonperron.com
La Crema Caffé
The coffee shop walls will feature the art of St. Albert Painters Guild member Al Anderson. Opening reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 7 as part of the third event in the summer ArtWalk series. Artist will be in attendance. Until Saturday, July 30.
44 St. Thomas St., 780-458-8225
St. Albert Public Library
Members of the Big Lake Artists' Studios will have works on display in the library for July. Opening reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 7 as part of the third event in the summer ArtWalk series. Artists will be in attendance. Until Saturday, July 5.
5 St. Anne St. (in St. Albert Place). 780-459-1530; sapl.ca
St. Albert Place
Members of the St. Albert Place Visual Arts Council will have works on display in the lobby of St. Albert Place. Opening reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 7 as part of the third event in the summer ArtWalk series. Artists will be in attendance.
5 St. Anne St. sapvac.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.
7 Taché St. stalbertphotoclub.com
ArtWalk is returning for another summer of the city's newest and best visual art, with different artists each month. The event takes place inside and outside on the first Thursdays of each month. The next events are July 7, Aug. 4, and Sept. 1. Locations include the St. Albert Public Library; WARES in St. Albert Place; the Musée Héritage Museum; Art Gallery of St. Albert; VASA (Visual Arts Studio Association); the Bookstore on Perron; La Crema Caffe; and the Big Lake Artists Studio. Supporting venues include Confections Cake Co; Divine & Free Wellness and Medical Spa; Inspired Home Interiors; Turkish Coffee House; and XO & Mane Boutique. An Outdoor Artist Market on the plaza of St. Albert Place will feature Alison Lockert, Tim Osborne, Holly Cheverie, Eunju Park, Angela Stadlwieser, Bethany Turner, Brian Doran, BHATOG, Suzanne Foss, Julie Hage, Robin Good, Shane Roche, Jim Kelcher, Tünde Vári, Tyrena Millar, Tara Kapoor, Marlon MacMillan, Linda Finstad, Ryan Oulton, Jennye Blain, Grace Daly, Lisa Mutch, Roleza Marzan, Jacilyn Blackwood, Megan Costea, Jorge Rizzi, Maggie Godziuk, Diana Billings, Nancy Nickolson, Katie Tilbury, and plus St. Albert Photography Club members Francoise Noel, Italo Pino, and Peter Pankiw. artwalkstalbert.com
The Works Art & Design Festival is a 10-day celebration of visual art and design — with variety performers, shenanigans, music, food, and fun — in Edmonton’s downtown core. It attracts artists, designers, and patrons from around the world, and boosts the city’s vibrancy and imagination at the start of each summer through exhibits, large-scale Installations, multi-disciplinary performances, demonstrations, and workshops. The Works is North America’s largest free outdoor festival dedicated to visual art, and offers a time and place for anyone to experience, discover, and explore creativity through art and design. From July 8 to 17. www.theworks.ab.ca
The 2022 Whyte Avenue Art Walk returns to the streets of Old Strathcona from July 8 to 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Registrations are still open. It is a non-juried art show and sale that attracts professional artists, amateurs, and students, and art lovers, and art buyers who can view the smorgasbord of creations rain or shine and then purchase directly from their creators. art-walk.ca