Imagine a place in downtown Edmonton where thousands of people come every day to be involved, entertained and engaged. This is the essence of the Edmonton Galleria, which is an incredible opportunity to bolster Edmonton’s cultural, academic and downtown vibrancy.
Edmonton Galleria Arts & Culture Showcase a Success!
Hundreds of people joined us on September 26 to enjoy watching Edmonton performers showcasing their art and culture. The event was free, with family friendly activities encouraging people to explore, express and enjoy the artist in them! Here’s a taste of the day in photos.
Mandala artist Stephanie Gruss and her many helpers.
Citie Ballet put on a great show.
Hoop dancer Arik Pipestone showed off his world class talent.
The University of Alberta was well represented with musicians and a choir.
Many tried their hand at relief printing.
Lots of kids and their families attended the Showcase.
iHuman members showed off their hip hop skills.
Edmonton Opera Tenor Andrea Pinna was a powerful final act.
A concept image of the new U of A building, looking west, as viewed from the Galleria.
Another rendering of the new U of A building, as viewed from the west across 101 Street.
An aerial view of the Galleria Project, looking from the southeast.
Edmonton Galleria Project site map
An artist's conception of what one area of the Galleria may look like..
Another concept of what the built-out interior of the Galleria may look like.
An example of a Galleria - the Sony Centre, PotsDamer Platz in Berlin.