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Musée Héritage Museum Generations Lost: Healing the Legacy of Residential Schools is an in-depth look at residential schools from why they were begun to what resulted from them.

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Musée Héritage Museum

Rock'n August takes a long and loving look back at a quarter of a century of St. Albert's classic car festival. Until Saturday, Aug. 28.

5 St. Anne St. 780-459-1528; museeheritage.ca

VASA

The Visual Arts Studio Association is back in business and the first order is Welcome Back: the VASA resident artists' exhibition. The show features works from the 13 artists whose studios can be found in the Peter Hemingway Centre. Until Saturday, July 31.

25 Sir Winston Churchill Ave. 780-460-5990 & vasa-art.com

Art Gallery of St. Albert

ILL Winds is an exhibit of very large paintings by Keith Harder. Visit artgalleryofstalbert.ca/exhibitions-events/exhibitions/ill-winds-2 for the online exhibition and to register for the tours and the talk. Until Friday, July 30.

The Staircase Gallery now features the exhibition called Enticement by Amanda McKenzie. Until Aug. 5.

19 Perron St., 780-460-4310; artgalleryofstalbert.ca.

DY3CORPIA

DY3CORPIA is the third iteration of Dyscorpia: Future Intersections of the Body and Questions. It is being held virtually, hosted in a digital twin of Enterprise Square Galleries, where the first DYSCORPIA exhibition was mounted in 2019. Visit dyscorpia.com/dy3corpia to view work by St. Albert intermedia artist Brad Necyk, and filmmaker, cinematographer, and multimedia artist Aaron Munson, among many others.

Mosaic

The Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services at the University of Alberta is hosting a virtual exhibit in celebration of Pride 2021. The show features 2SLGBTQ+ artists from Greater Edmonton who created "a mosaic that encapsulates the beauty and individuality that lies within each of us" as well as the collective strength they hold as members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Featured among the artists is local Dehcho Dene artist Coral Madge, who makes traditional beaded works under the name Big Bear Moccasins. Visit ualberta.ca/ismss/events/pride-week/mosaic.html to see the show.

Art Gallery of Alberta

The Sidewalk Cinema Student Showcase features works from students of MacEwan University and the University of Alberta, including St. Albert's Max Elwood. It's a street-level digital screen with audio visible from the northwest outside corner of the AGA building. See the works daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Until Monday, Aug. 2. Visit youraga.ca/exhibitions/art-aga-public-spaces/sidewalk-cinema for more information.

2 Sir Winston Churchill Square in Edmonton. 780-422-6223; youraga.ca

Events

The Whyte Avenue Art Walk has returned with a modified event as a weekend art market only at the former Army & Navy store during July, ending on Aug. 1. This show and sale features dozens of different artists displaying their works each weekend. Special hours are from 3 to 8 p.m. on Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. 10411 82 Ave. in Edmonton. art-walk.ca

The Amplify Festival is hosting a special treasure hunt called the Scavenger Hunt to discover 11 pieces of amazing art made by young, local artists hidden across downtown St. Albert. Fun and prizes await. For participants ages 12 to 21. Contest runs from July 26 to Aug. 1. Visit stalbert.ca/exp/amplify/scavenger-hunt for full details.


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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