Meet the Artist: Amanda McKenzie (behind the exhibition Enticement at Art Gallery of St. Albert)

We are kicking off a new series of Meet the Artist videos! Today, we will introduce you to Amanda McKenzie, the brilliant mind behind our feature staircase exhibition Enticement. Her cleverly fabricated creatures are meant to entice and allure. She fuses images of aquatic creatures with the very bait that is used to attract and […]

Exhibition Tour: High Energy 26

In this video join Interim Curator, Emily Baker, on a virtual tour of High Energy 26. This annual exhibition celebrates the remarkable works created by St. Albert’s high school art students. Working in painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, sculpture and ceramics, students offer wild imaginings, formal explorations and personal reflections. A riot of colour, subject and […]

Exhibit I-Spy: High Energy

Today we are bringing you a digital i-Spy featuring our current exhibition “High Energy 26” which is entirely made up of work done by students from five St. Albert high schools -Bellerose Composite High School, École Alexandre-Taché, École Secondaire Paul Kane High School, Outreach High School and St. Albert Catholic High School. Take a close […]

Art Nook at Home: Tie-Dye

Have fun with tie-dye! Join the Art Gallery of St. Albert’s Visual Communications Designer, Janine Karasick-Acosta, as she shows you the tips and techniques to create spiral and bullseye tie-dye patterns. Pull out some plain t-shirts or masks and add bright splashes and swirls of colour in this fun activity. Don’t forget to wear some […]

Art Nook at Home: How does your Garden Grow?

Join us as we celebrate 40 years of the International Children’s Festival of the Arts. The Art Gallery of St. Albert invites you to create artistic flowers and butterflies to place in the garden space behind our building to create a beautiful garden of art! Pick up an art kit at the gallery or use […]

Art Nook at Home: Stuffed Animal

For today’s art nook at home we will be going through the steps to make a simple and easy stuffed animal. Learn some tips and tricks from Tessa Stewart, Visitor Services Coordinator at the Art Gallery of St. Albert with the Arts and Heritage Foundation.  Don’t forget to share your finished projects with us here or send us […]

Virtual tour of Pepe Hidalgo’s Differentiated Realities

Join Art Gallery of St. Albert as we explore our latest feature exhibition: Differentiated Realities by Pepe Hidalgo. His works are magical and scientific, allowing us a brief glimpse into alternate realities that we cannot quite grasp. Born in Spain, and now British Columbia-based, Hidalgo predominantly paints sizeable acrylic works that express many competing states […]

Art Nook at Home: St. Patrick Shamrock

This fun and easy art project can be completed using materials you have at home. The “Shamrock” is a well-known symbol of Ireland and comes from the Gaelic word “seamróg” which means “young clover”. The three leaves of a shamrock are said to stand for faith, hope and love.

Art Nook at Home: Portrait Drawing Tips in Pencil

We can’t wait to have you join us for Shana Wilson’s exhibition For Women Who Roar in 2022. Until then, we hope you will enjoy practicing your portrait drawing skills. Share your completed portraits with us by tagging us or send an email to   Want to learn more drawing tips? Sign up for one of our virtual spring programs. […]

Art Minute: For Women Who Roar

Have you seen Shana Wilson’s amazing portraits? The Art Gallery of St. Albert was initially planning to exhibit Wilson’s series For Women Who Roar in February and March of 2021. However, to do our part to protect our community, we have closed our exhibition spaces, and rescheduled this fabulous exhibition into 2022. But, while we […]