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Natasha by St. Albert Photography Club member Brent Bromilow. This beautiful photo is among the images now on display at the Red Willow Centre, home to the St. Albert Seniors Association. The Photography Club maintains the exhibit in the building's main entrance area and rotates new work in every few months. BRENT BROMILOW/Photo

Art Gallery of St. Albert

Haven features works by Noemi de Bruijn, David Scott, and Wendy Struck. It opens Thursday, Dec. 5. Opening reception from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. Artists will be in attendance. Exhibition tours are set to take place starting at 12:05 p.m. on both Thursday, Dec. 19 and Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Exhibit runs until Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.

The Vault now features Brain Storm, a peek into the sketchbooks of some of St. Albert's talented high school art students. Until Saturday, Dec. 14.

The current Staircase Feature Artist is Alex Janvier with a selection of his works from the Collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts on display until Saturday, Dec. 7. The next feature artist will be Terry McCue who will have new works on display from Tuesday, Dec. 10, until Saturday, March 7, 2020.

19 Perron St., 780-460-4310;

Visual Arts Studio Association

The All Members' Winter Show starts on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Opening reception during its Merry Masquerade fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5. Artists will be in attendance. See details under Upcoming Events. Until Saturday, Dec. 21.

Doris Charest has an exhibit in the Corridor Gallery through December.

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

St. Albert Public Library

In continuing its support of ArtWalk, the library will be featuring new works of art by a different artist or artists every month. December's featured artist is Frank van Veen with a selection of works from his recent VASA show Hard Edge/Soft Touch. Until Tuesday, Dec. 31.

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

The Collective

Exhibit of recent acquisitions to the City of St. Albert Permanent Public Art Collection featuring works by Jessica Plattner, Gerry Dotto, Rayma Peterson, Borys Tarasenko. Until Thursday, Dec. 12.

43 St. Thomas St. 780-470-2059 &

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. A new exhibit of works was just installed last week.

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,

Naess Gallery

The GOOP of 7 has a show on the gallery located inside Paint Spot. Until Friday, Dec. 6.

10032 81 Ave. in Edmonton.

Women’s Art Museum

The DEVENIR collective (Doris Charest, Danièle Petit, Karen Blanchet, Sabine Lecorre-Moore, and Patricia Lortie) offer their latest exhibition, a work in progress called Stitched Time. Until Wednesday, Dec. 11.

200, 8627 rue Marie-Anne Gaboury (91 Street) in Edmonton. 780-462 0502, ext. 7 &

Alcove Gallery

The Polar Bear is a solo exhibition by Memory Roth. Until Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.

The Alcove Gallery is located in the upper lobby of the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave., in Edmonton. 780-427-2760 & All public art spaces are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and during performances/events.

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.

Upcoming events and news

VASA presents its Merry Masquerade fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, during the opening reception for the All Members' Show. The event will feature a silent auction, door prizes, a cash bar and a photo booth, plus Lewis Lavoie will be live painting with the work being auctioned off that night. An assortment of masks will be available for purchase at the door. Fancy dresses and suits are not mandatory but encouraged. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at

Inside Scoop is the Art Gallery of St. Albert's free talk on how to prepare successful submissions for art exhibit proposals. It runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12. Call 780-460-4310 or email [email protected] for more information.

Father Douglas will be one of the featured artists in the Art Gallery of Alberta's Small Works Sale running until Jan. 11, 2020. Look for it in the community gallery adjoining the Art Rental & Sales Gallery on the lower level. The AGA is located at 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq. in Edmonton. 780-425-5379 &

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