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Art Gallery of St. Albert High Energy 24 features works by students from Bellerose Composite High School, École Secondaire Saint Marguerite d’Youville, École Secondaire Paul Kane High School, St.

Art Gallery of St. Albert

High Energy 24 features works by students from Bellerose Composite High School, École Secondaire Saint Marguerite d’Youville, École Secondaire Paul Kane High School, St. Albert Catholic High School, Outreach High School and École Alexandre-Tache School. Opening reception on Thursday, May 2 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. to coincide with the May ArtWalk. Artists will be in attendance. A free exhibition tour will also take place on Thursday, May 16 at 12:05 p.m. Until Saturday, June 1.


Visual Arts Studio Association

Symphony of Origin features works by Casandra Plester. Opening reception on Thursday, May 2 from 6 to 9 p.m. to coincide with the May ArtWalk. Artist will be in attendance. Until Saturday, June 1.

Wayne Gorman also has his exhibit called Images by WaGo on display in the Corridor Gallery until Tuesday, May 8.

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 monthly rotating exhibits of work by artists from the St. Albert Painters’ Guild. May’s exhibit features works by David Scott. Until Friday, May 31.

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

Arden Theatre

The youth gallery features works by Paul Kane High School students. Until Friday, May 31.

St. Albert Place (5 St. Anne St.). Contact Shannon Vance at the Art Gallery of St. Albert, 780-651-5735.

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;

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.

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Suzan Berwald has an exhibit of her acrylic “quilt” paintings in the Art on the Inside Gallery until June 27.

10230 111 Ave. in Edmonton. 780-735-7999

Enterprise Square

Dyscorpia: Future Intersections of the Body and Technology features artists and thinkers in visual art, design, contemporary dance, medical and digital humanities, virtual reality, sound creation, philosophy, computer science, and creative writing. Participating artists include Brad Necyk and Daniel Evans. Until Sunday, May 12.

10230 Jasper Ave. in Edmonton.

Upcoming events and news

ArtWalk returns for its 15th season on Thursday, May 2 to nine locations all around the Perron District from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Art displays and happenings in venues including WARES, St. Albert Public Library, Musée Héritage Museum, Art Gallery of St. Albert (and its Rental and Sales Gallery), Bookstore On Perron, VASA Gallery, Confections Cake Co., The Collective, and La Crema Caffé. Look for outdoor artists Tulip + Oink, Suzanne Foss, Palma Szabo, Sarah Hudson with Owl Adventures, Sarah Wourms, Bethany Turner, Terry Berg, Rhonda Drebit with Red Eagle Creations, Cassandra Ratcliffe, Jennifer Garman, Laura Edwards, Tessa Stanley, Tunde Vari, Ryan Mckiel, and Dwayne Huzar. Organizers are also offering free, family-friendly art-making programs and $5 Artwalking tours. Tours meet at Musée Héritage Museum at 6:30 p.m. and Art Gallery of St. Albert at 7:30 pm. Please note that each tour is limited to eight people. Future ArtWalks will take place on June 6, July 4, Aug. 1, and Sept. 5.

The City of St. Albert invites residents to a special event on May 2 in the downtown core to coincide with the May ArtWalk. Attendees will celebrate the newest addition to Art in Public Places, Dylan Toymaker’s Bird Has The Ways, located along the Art Gallery of St. Albert’s new access ramp. Toymaker is available for a meet and greet in front of the gallery from 9 to 9:30 p.m. The public can also discover the City’s Cultural Assets Story Map, which identifies and documents the cultural resources of our community. During ArtWalk, residents will discover the new Cultural Map through the first-ever public demonstrations of the web application. ArtWalk participants will be able to create their own illumination-based artwork through a lantern-making activity from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Both activities take place in front of St. Albert Place from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

The St. Albert Potters Guild is hosting its annual spring sale at St. Albert Place on May 2 from 5 to 9 p.m., May 3 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and May 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.

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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