Culture days

Alberta Culture Days

Alberta Culture Days is an opportunity to discover, experience and celebrate arts and culture through local events and activities, both in-person and online across the province from September 1 to 30.

Celebrate with us!

Connect with culture and County heritage with FREE activities in visual and performing arts in Strathcona County.


Culture Walk

Enjoy this self-directed interactive public art walk. Incorporating performing arts and imaginative play, this walk is a great way to enjoy the outdoors. Print the map at home, use on a device or pick up a copy from Gallery@501, Festival Place, Smeltzer House Visual Arts Centre, or the Community Centre throughout September. 

Culture Walk Map (2.1 MB)


Free events: September 2021

Strathcona County is hosting several free registered events at various facilities to celebrate Alberta Culture Days.

Festival Place - September 17, 19 & 24

Gallery@501 - September 25

Smeltzer House - September 25


Strathcona County Art Gallery@501 exhibits

The Gallery@501 is hosting various exhibits for you to enjoy throughout Alberta Culture Days. Admission to the Gallery@501 is free of charge.

Artrium Exhibit
August 24 to November 21, 2021


Artworks in a range of styles and mediums by artists, Vincent Roper, Ken Hawtin, Georgette Starko, Frances Pelletier and Pamela Hodgson. 

Member of the Month Exhibit
September 1 to 30, 2021


The September Gallery@501 member artist of the month display in our outdoor showcase window, features work from local artist, Gerry Dotto.

AMPLIFY Exhibit
September 10 to October 30, 2021


Portraiture and figurative artwork from local artists. Unique materials and artistic processes express identity and cultural diversity to reflect shared notions of humanity.

Artrium Exhibit
August 24 to November 21, 2021


Artworks in a range of styles and mediums by artists, Vincent Roper, Ken Hawtin, Georgette Starko, Frances Pelletier and Pamela Hodgson. 

Member of the Month Exhibit
September 1 to 30, 2021


The September Gallery@501 member artist of the month display in our outdoor showcase window, features work from local artist, Gerry Dotto.

AMPLIFY Exhibit
September 10 to October 30, 2021


Portraiture and figurative artwork from local artists. Unique materials and artistic processes express identity and cultural diversity to reflect shared notions of humanity.

Online History Gallery

Local history enthusiasts can soar the skies above Strathcona County to survey its early rural landscape from a vantage scarcely if ever seen by its residents back in the day. Rural history from the skies | Strathcona County 

Phone: 780-467-2211
Fax: 780-449-1906
Email: recreation@strathcona.ca

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Last updated: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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