StArts Fest is a community celebration of the Arts and Culture in St. Albert.
The weekend’s purpose is to encourage the citizens of St Albert (and the region) to discover, experience and celebrate the creative endeavours of local artists and performers during Alberta Culture Days.
Art Gallery of St. Albert participates in this celebration each year by participating in community initiatives and though special programs, events and exhibits hosted at the Gallery and in the community.
In the Vault Space
Sept 22 – Nov 28, 2015
British Artist, Tony Stallard will be presenting a new, site-specific installation piece at Art Gallery of St. Albert in the Vault exhibition space. Stallard’s mixed media, sand and neon installation, Frozen Asset, references the Art Gallery’s history as a bank building. In recognition of Culture Days, the Gallery will also be coordinating a collaborative community art project inspired by Stallard’s work, entitled: Spocking: The Art of Subversion.
Friday, September 25th
Reception and opening reception of Frozen Asset by Tony Stallard & Cultural Cafe
Tony Stallard’s artwork Cone will be unveiled on September 21 in the Rotary Park section of Riel Park. Join us on September 25th for a unique chance to hear artist Tony Stallard, speak about his career in the public art world and how to present public art in other communities. Q&A to follow.
St. Albert.Reception and opening reception of Frozen Asset by Tony Stallard: 6 pm – 6:30 pm,
Artist Talk & Cultural Cafe: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
To register for this session of the Cultural Cafe please contact Tammy Tokar at firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-459-1600.
Please visit stalbert.ca/experience/arts-and-culture/cultural-cafe for more information.
Saturday, September 26th
The Art of Spoken Word
1 – 3:30 pm
Join us for an afternoon of art, spoken word and music celebrating local talent. Local poets and writers have been encouraged to ‘write to the muse’ of the current
exhibit, Verve. Refreshments will be served to accompany this rich arts-laden event!
If you are a writer and are interested in performing at this event please click here for more information.
Until September 28, 2015
Five pianos have been transformed into one-of-a-kind works of art and have been placed around St. Albert for the public to play and enjoy. Art Gallery of St. Albert hosts Play It Again, Vincent a piano transformed by local artist Dixie Orriss. The piano will be located outside the Galley from June 19, 2015 until September 28, 2015.