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Feature Gallery
The ACC operates the only public gallery in the province dedicated to exhibiting craft arts and is Edmonton’s second largest public gallery. The Feature Gallery hosts
4+ exhibitions per year.

Discovery Gallery
The Discovery Gallery is dedicated to showing new work by established and emerging fine craft artists as well as small group exhibitions.  The Discovery Gallery is located on the main level of the ACC and features 7+ exhibitions per year.

  

 Edmonton Discovery Gallery

Current Exhibition

The Art of Hide Tanning - Tradition Inspiring the Present and Future | Amy Malbeuf and Ruby Sweetman

April 14 - May 26, 2018 l Artist Reception: April 14 from 2 - 4pm

The Art of Hide Tanning features new works by Amy Malbeuf and Ruby Sweetman (Rich Lake and Lac la Biche, AB) created through the traditional thirteen-step Woodland Cree hide tanning process taught at Portage College. This exhibition is part of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts 25th Anniversary Commemorative Art Projects.  

 

 

Upcoming Exhibitions

 

The Surface of Things: Chasing Light
| Brenda Malkinson

June 2 - July 14, 2018 l Opening Reception: June 2 from 2 - 4pm

This new body of work by Brenda Malkinson continues to explore the interplay of light and surface. Through her glass work, Brenda captures isolated "snapshots" of passing time

 

 

Nevertheless, she persister | Laura O'Connor

July 21 - August 25, 2018 Opening Reception: July 21 from 2 - 4pm

From the Senate floor to a Disney cartoon, this series features a mix of real and fictional women from different walks of life who share the willingness to persist in the face of adversity.

 

 

Milk & Oil | Giselle Peters

July 21 - August 25, 2018 

Milk & Oil is a collection of figurative sculpture that addresses the human condition through the lens of childhood. Focusing primarily on war, nationalism, consumerism, propaganda, and the food industry, it considers key players involved and motivating mechanisms of money and power in a markedly facetious tone.

 

 

 

Previous Exhibitions

2018 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

Chronicles of a Contemporary Dirtbag; Acceptable Bodies; Spirals; Revival.

 

2017 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

The Recipients; Stories Brought to Life; Simpler Slower Silver; Ceremony, Threads that Bind, Relocations, Painted With Fire; Perch; Ordinary; We Meet Here: view online

 

2016 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

A Place For Everything; What Grows in the Ditch; MIX; Get a Handle on It; Inventing Narratives; Exhoes; The Inhabited Landscape; Carrying On; Small Works: Paper & Cloth; Get Lost; Transformation – Hooked Sculptures; Distil; Material Witness: view online

 

2015 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

The Recipients; The Anatomy Of My Heart; Earth Rhythms; Landed; Thinking In Threes; Small Joys; Coming Up Next; A Second Look; Less Is More: view online

 

2014 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

Hanji; Trophies for the Ranchland; What does your fish tank look like?; Coalescence; Coming Up Next; Waiting for the Man; Fleeting Whispers; Totems of the Masculine; Frontiers; Bubble Invasion; Caffeine; 21-Konstruktions: view online

 

2013 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

Earthly Elements; The Recipients; Urban Wild; Neighbourhood Icons; Making Notes; Coming Up Next; Tails from a Rejuvenated Forest; Static Bloom; The Others; FROM:Correspondence TO: TXT, Fairy-tales, Folktales and Mythcommunications...Part II; Illusions, Revelations, Transformations: view online

 

2012 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

The Recipients; What’s a Girl to Do; Women; Obsession; Confluence; Coming Up Next; Pure Form; Figments & Fragments; Thank you! Come Again; Delineate: view online

 

2011 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

The Recipients; Culinary Collection; Flourish; Strength & Stillness; Coming Up Next; Off the Floor; Specimen; Making a Spectacle of Myself; Victorian Inclinations; Saltalk: view online

 

2010 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

The Recipients; An Affair to Remember; The Geese Came Back; Proximity & Touch; Coming Up Next; Aerial Landscapes; Intangible Cultural Assets: Reflections of Korea; Words, Wit, Wisdom and Wool: view online

 

2009 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

The Recipients Exhibition; Drawing from Nature; Coming Up Next; Gone Green; Immense Mode; Wallpaper; Saving Paradise: view online

 

2008 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

The Recipients Exhibition; The Future is Later; Nimama; Alberta is My Home; Coming Up Next; Remnants of Community; Isabelle's Sheepdog; Florescence; Vetro Grande IV: Paddle My Bottom: view online

 

2007 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

The Recipients; Snow Series; Neo-Ovo: New Egg Design; Naked Truth; Coming Up Next; To China With Love; Ten Ita (Heavenly Plank); I³ - Influences, Inspirations and Innovations: view online

 

2006 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

Timeless Communicator; Sparks; Going Green; Just for Fun; Cover Ups & Further Revelations; Fairytales, Folklore & Mythcommunications... Part 1; Alberta Close Up & Personal; Two of a Kind; Once Upon a Time: view online

 

2005 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

Body Ornament West; Reflections; Musings on My First Nine Lives; Artstravigant Faces; Waistcoats/Wastecoats; My House Is Your House; Fine Legs, Chest & Hot Seats; Retrospective; Links; Sojourn of Fire; Studio Ceramics in Canada; Fibre Optics; Drawn to the Flame: view online

 

2004 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

Diversion; Rags to Rugs; Image Serves Technique; A Woman’s Place; Handwork Series: to the bone, in the blood, from the heart; Fine Legs, Great Chests & Hot Seats; Healing with Fibre; Stretching It; First Fireaf: view online