The Strathcona Contemporary

abstract painting of mountain
The Mosaic Mountain, Emily Bishop, Acrylic on board, 2023

Join us at the Strathcona Contemporary Exhibition         

April 26 – June 22, Gallery@501 

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Close up of a large sculpture of a dalmatian dog holding the end of a fire hose in its mouth.
Sadie by Craig LeBlanc, 2014

Explore public art in the County

Established in 2014, Strathcona County's quickly growing public art program encompasses over 40 major public art commissions. Public art is integral to the County’s pursuit of a vibrant and healthy place to live, work and visit. 

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Art collection

The County's art collection consists of hundreds of paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, and many other unique mediums. See these artworks installed in public spaces throughout the county, or browse the collection online. 

Abstract images painted on spiral staircase
Alex Janvier - Tribute to Beaver Hills, 1976


Call for new members for the Art Collection Advisory Committee 

Join the committee that works directly with the County's public art collection! Some tasks include assisting with the administration of the Strathcona County Annual Art Acquisition Program, including advising on policies and guidelines related to the selection process, juries, placement, maintenance, conservation, de-accession of art works in Strathcona County’s Art Collection, and presenting purchase and loan recommendations to Strathcona County Council on behalf of RPC.

The Committee meets 7 times a year, the fourth Tuesday of the month, 6-8pm (unless a special meeting or time is required). 

Link to Terms of Reference and Past Agendas

For more information please email [email protected]


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Last updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2024
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