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Art Gallery of St. Albert

Reconciling Edmonton is an art exhibit produced by RISE – Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton. It is a collaboration between Métis poet Anna Marie Sewell, historian and writer Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail, visual artist Jennie Vegt and cultural connector Miranda Jimmy. Free exhibition tour will take place starting at 12:05 p.m. on Thursday, March 21. Until Saturday, March 30. A supplemental event called Understanding the TRC: Reports and Impact Commission will also take place from 2 to 3 p.m. on March 16. Preregistration is required.


Visual Arts Studio Association

Floral Riffs features artwork by Miles Constable. Until Saturday, March 30.

Peter Ono’s exhibit, Faces in the Crowd, is on at VASA’s Corridor Gallery until Wednesday, March 13.

25 Sir Winston Churchill Ave., St. Albert; 780-460-5990;

St. Albert Public Library

In continuing its support of ArtWalk, the library will now have new exhibits of work on its walls rotating monthly throughout the year. This month’s exhibit features works by a group of artists from the St. Albert Painters’ Guild including Berni Buyse and Susan Casault. Until Sunday, March 31.

5 St. Anne St.; 780-459-1530;

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.;

Musée Morinville Museum

The Morinville Art Club has a rotating selection of art on display.

10010 101 St. in Morinville; 780-572-5585;

Centre d’arts visuels de l’Alberta (CAVA)

Whimsy/caprice features works by Karen Blanchet. Until Tuesday, April 2.

9103 95 Ave. in Edmonton. 780-461-3427 &

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.

Dow Centennial Centre

St. Albert Painters’ Guild members Laurena Beirnes and Tracy Lyn Propp team up for an art exhibit called The Same, but Not. Until Friday, March 15.

8700 84 St. in Fort Saskatchewan. 780-992-6406 &

Multicultural Heritage Museum

DEVENIR features works by Karen Blanchet, Doris Charest and Danièle Petit. Until Friday, March 29.

5411 51 St. in Stony Plain. 780-963-2777 &

Upcoming events and news

The Indigenous Artist Market Collective offers authentic, locally handcrafted works by three or four Indigenous artists at its booth every Saturday at the Edmonton Downtown Farmers Market, which has moved from its summer outdoor setting to inside Edmonton City Hall (on the north side of Churchill Square) every Saturday until May 11. Recent feature artists included Jeannette Sommers, Krista Leddy and Darlene Logan. The market runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday.

The next Art Battle will happen from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, at the Yellowhead Casino, 12464 153 St. in Edmonton. Tickets are $25 each (early bird tickets are only $20) and students pay $15.

The Mayor's Celebration of the Arts Awards ceremony starts at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, at the Enjoy Centre. Tickets range from $15 to $25 and can be purchased via Ticketmaster. The event kicks off the three-day Night of Artists XXII, a cultural celebration of visual and performing arts. The weekend includes galas, live performances, a magazine launch, an art battle and paint parties, an indoor art walk and other special events.

Scott Hayes

About the Author: 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.
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