Winter Inspiration

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Winter in Alberta.

The Revelation of St John: 12. The Sea Monster and the Beast with the Lamb’s Horn by Albrecht Dürer

With the long, cold  nights and frigid days, it’s easy to get into a creative slump. With Christmas holidays approaching, why not look for a mental refresher at your local art gallery?

The Art Gallery of Alberta is currently exhibiting:

  • Misled by Nature: Contemporary Art and the Baroque
  • Beautiful Monsters: Beasts and Fantastic Creatures in Early European Prints
  • IMPRINT: Contemporary Art from the AGA Collection
  • PAUL FREEMAN: It’s Only Natural and 
  • EDO: Arts of Japan’s Last Shogun Age

Plus, the AGA is offers extra exhibition tours over the holidays, which are free with Gallery Admission.

AGA Holiday Hours 2012/2013

Sunday, December 23: 11 am-5 pm

Monday, December 24: Closed

Tuesday, December 25: Closed

Wednesday, December 26: Closed

Thursday, December 27: 11 am-9 pm *Servus Community Access Night

Friday, December 28: 11 am-7 pm

Saturday, December 29: 11am-5 pm

Sunday, December 30: 11 am-5 pm

Monday, December 31: Closed

Tuesday, January 1, 2013: Closed

Wednesday, January 2, 2013: 11 am-7 pm

Visit the Art Gallery of Alberta for more information on hours and exhibits.

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  1. Ms. S 27 December, 2012 at 2:40 pm #

    Great idea! If we get ourselves off the couch we aim to go to the AGA, the RAM and the Muttart conservatories these holidays. If we get off the couch… 🙂

    • AdrianT. 27 December, 2012 at 2:55 pm #

      I know what you mean. The Christmas season seems to be the only time of year when loafing is mandatory, and (at least for a short time!) guilt free.

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