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Art Gallery of St. Albert Spectator Sports is an online exhibit by Kyle Beal.

Art Gallery of St. Albert

Differentiated Reality/Realidad Diferenciada is an online exhibit by Pepe Hidalgo. Until May 8.

The gallery is still closed due to the pandemic. 19 Perron St., 780-460-4310;

Musée Héritage Museum

Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest is an exhibition from the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art. It is guest curated by Dion Kaszas and features works by Nakkita Trimble (Nisga’a), Nahaan (Tlingit), Corey Bulpitt (Haida), and Dean Hunt (Heiltsuk). Until May 16.

The third Speaker Series event brings Dawn Marie Marchand and Keith Callihoo to talk about Cultural Appropriation. This free event starts at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 10.

The museum is still closed to the public. 780-459-1528;

Ociciwan Contemporary Art Centre

'sahkitok mistahi ᓴᐦᑭᑐᐠ ᒥᐢᑕᐦᐃ' explores love, kindness and generosity through language in times of displacement, isolation and loneliness. Using Language as a method to extend care to one another through messages and songs while investigating the intimate relationship between words and community. Each work offers the community a chance to join in dialogue with the artists, regardless of fluency of traditional languages. Audience members are encouraged to share notes of care, serving as a reminder to extend love across our community during the hard times we all face collectively. It features works by Sébastien Aubin, Kiona Ligtvoet, Cheyenne Rain LeGrande, and Emily Riddle. Until Apr 10, 2021

The gallery is now open to the public by appointment only. Attendees can book an appointment slot for up to 6 people from the same household. 10124 96 St. in Edmonton. 780-244-5505;

Art Gallery of Alberta

5 Artists 1 Love is an annual Black History Month event that marks its 15th year of celebrating the vibrancy of African Canadian Communities through artistic community engagement. A three-piece webisode series titled Retrospective was recently launched.

Black Every Day is the art exhibition component featuring artists AJA Louden, Braxton Santiago-Garneau, Keon Courtney, Fetsum Teclemariam, jay Dontae, Ash Shumba, Shaihiem Small, Raneece Buddan, Kanyamashokoro César (Shoko), Richard Lipscombe, Hollee McKerchar, Emily Schouten, Trevor ‘CURLY’ Peters, Lisa Mayes, and Judy Robinson. Visit to learn more. Until June 6.

The gallery is still closed due to the pandemic. 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq. in Edmonton. 780-425-5379;

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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