Dates & Times:
November 26, 2021 - February 6, 2022 Wednesday & Saturday: 12 PM to 5 PM | Thursday & Friday: 12 PM to 8 PM


SAAG: Exhibitions

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HOURS Wednesday & Saturday: 12 PM to 5 PM |

Thursday & Friday: 12 PM to 8 PM
 

ADMISSION

General $10
Senior $7
Youth (7-17) $5
Children under 6 free
Free for SAAG Members

UNDER THE VAST SKY | BRITTA MARAKATT-LABBA

Under the Vast Sky is a major solo exhibition with renowned Sámi visual artist Britta Marakatta-Labba. While not strictly an all-out retrospective, Under the Vast Sky works a fine balance between a generous selection of both characteristic and iconic works, as they appear across her career extending across now six decades, and new works, both recent and made directly for this exhibition.

BODY LONGING | MANDY ESPEZEL

Mandy Espezel’s site-specific painting installation engages with the lived bodily knowledge of both painter and viewer. Painters paint because they are Fleshed. Subjective experiences are received and perceived through the body, and meaning is manifested through the embodied act of vision. Seeing a painting is not accomplished only through the senses but through a bodily situation in time and place. Espezel's works resist an organizing schema, instead inviting bodies to be present in a painterly way, using eyes, mind, and body together to decipher and experience meaning.

ART LIBRARY SERIES: THERE WERE NOTHING BUT PEDIGREES ALL AROUND US | LUKE JOHNSON

Pedigrees recall a well-documented record of succession leading to the present day. The pedigrees that built the Southern Alberta Art Gallery are written into its buildings, exhibitions, collections, and publications. Originating with a grant from wealthy steel magnate Andrew Carnegie over one hundred years ago, the spirit of Lethbridge’s first purpose-built library is kept alive through SAAG’s own art-focused public library. In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of Lethbridge’s Carnegie library building on January 23rd, 2022, artist Luke Johnson re-examined SAAG’s publication history, experimenting with tangential image research among its holdings.