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Art as Activism, Public Art, and Artist as Citizen

May 20 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Public Speakers Series

Oil & The Arts: Creative Responses to the Energy Economy

How do oil and art mix? How are visual artists, performance artists, and writers responding to the oil and energy economy? How are artists and curators representing, documenting, and archiving Alberta’s oil economy? What is the role of public art in contemplating the issues arising from Alberta’s oil economy? This speaker series will feature local and international artists, activists, and critics whose creative work addresses these questions and responds to the energy economy.

May 20: Art as Activism, Public Art, and Artist as Citizen
Brenda Kim Christiansen, Painter, Artist, Edmonton
Sherri Chaba, Artist, Edmonton
Ian Mulder, Muralist, Edmonton

Location

Natural Resources Engineering Facility (NRE) 1-001
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 10, 2010 by AEN

The Politics of Art & Oil

May 13 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Public Speakers Series

Oil & The Arts: Creative Responses to the Energy Economy

How do oil and art mix? How are visual artists, performance artists, and writers responding to the oil and energy economy? How are artists and curators representing, documenting, and archiving Alberta’s oil economy? What is the role of public art in contemplating the issues arising from Alberta’s oil economy? This speaker series will feature local and international artists, activists, and critics whose creative work addresses these questions and responds to the energy economy.

May 13: The Politics of Art & Oil
Imre Szeman & Maria Whiteman, University of Alberta
Sheila Muxlow, Sierra Club

Location

Natural Resources Engineering Facility (NRE) 1-001
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 10, 2010 by Anonymous

Bike to the Symphony

Jun 1 2010 - 6:30pm

Kick off this year’s Bike Month in style. Ride with EBC to the symphony!

EBC and the ESO are partnering to offer $25 tickets (incl. all fees) to EBC members for the June 1 performance of Cameron Carpenter and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.

Tickets will be on sale only until May 6. A limited number of tickets are available, so hurry to get yours. Read more »

Locations

Beaver Hills Park
105 Street and Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB
BikeWorks
10047 80 Avenue (entrance through back alley only)
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 15, 2010 by Anonymous

Music for the Wild

Mar 13 2010 - 7:00pm

Join AWA for a great evening of bluegrass music with Wildrose Xpress and Celtic, country and blues music with Norbert Hirth

  • Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
  • Music at 7:30 p.m.

Cost is $15 - tickets are not mailed, your name will be included on a roster at the door.

Space is limited — reservations online or by phone @ (403) 283-2025 or 1-866-313-0713 (Toll-free) Read more »

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 3, 2010 by Anonymous

Calgary Tower Mural Competition

Mar 20 2010 (All day)

Paint the Calgary Tower!

Join us for the annual Calgary Tower Mural Competition!

  • Bring your creative talents to celebrate Alberta wilderness.
  • Create a lasting mural in the stairwells of the Calgary Tower.

Deadline for entry is Friday  March  05, 2010

Contact

Margaret Main
AWA Mural Competition Coordinator
Phone: (403) 283 2025
awa [at] shaw [dot] ca 

For Guidelines and registration, check: www.climbforwilderness.ca 

Location

Calgary Tower
Calgary, AB

Posted March 3, 2010 by Anonymous

Music for the Wild: The Tragically Hick

Nov 14 2009 - 7:00pm

The Alberta Wilderness Association is proud to present classic and modern bluegrass by The Tragically Hick .

Opening Act: John Reid & Blaine Hrabi.

Tickets $15 at www.albertawilderness.ca/events

 

Doors Open 7:00
Music Starts 7:30

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 27, 2009 by Anonymous

Trashy Art Silent Auction

Jul 16 2009 - 8:00pm - 11:30pm

Come out and enjoy the 2nd Annual Trashy Art Silent Auction in support of Change for Children.  Read more »

Location

The Hydeaway
10209 100 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted July 9, 2009 by Anonymous

Art Show: A Necessary Vision

Jun 26 2009 - 11:00am - Jul 6 2009 - 8:00pm

Canadian Landscape as explored and experienced by Karsten Heuer and Leanne Allison

Location

Canmore Public Library Art Gallery
950 8 Avenue
Canmore, AB

Posted May 2, 2009 by Anonymous

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