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 focusing on the exhibit, RISE, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission will also take place on March 16.
Visual Arts Studio Association
Floral Riffs features artwork by Miles Constable. Opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 7. Artist will be in attendance. 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; www.vasa-art.com
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; www.sapl.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.; www.stalbertphotoclub.com
Black History Month
5 Artists 1 Love present an Art Showcase and The Barbershop Chronicles: Musical Tales from the Shops and Salons, both in conjunction with Black History Month. The Art Showcase brings together African-Canadian artists Shaihiem Small, Braxton Garneau, Adanna Onuekwusi, Anthony Ezeifedi and Mario Griffith for exhibits at the Art Gallery of Alberta, the Scott Gallery, and the University of Alberta Augustana Campus Library though these last two have closed already. The exhibit at the AGA (2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq. in Edmonton) runs until Sunday, March 10.
Musée Morinville Museum
The Morinville Art Club has a rotating selection of art on display.
10010 101 St. in Morinville; 780-572-5585; www.museemorinvillemuseum.com
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 & www.galeriecava.com
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 & www.fortsask.ca/residents/culture/art/art-gallery
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 & www.multicentre.org
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. www.city-market.ca
The Edmonton Convention Centre's Community Art Program is hosting its third annual Art Night on Tuesday, March 12, from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. All artists who submitted are invited to show and sell their work during this evening event. The climax will be the unveiling of the featured artists for the year. Come and enjoy an evening of music, good food and excitement. www.edmontonconventioncentre.com/about-us/in-the-community/community-art-program
The next Art Battle will happen from 7:30 to 11 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. www.facebook.com/events/427215444688135
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. www.nightofartists.com