Category Archives: Art Gallery of Golden

AGOG: One Year + Ten … and Counting

As Executive & Artistic Director for KHC, I’m proud to note this summer marks the 10th anniversary of the Art Gallery of Golden in it’s current location. But, we are actually 11 years old. The gallery first opened down the street in 2007. With the support of the community and so many volunteers and supporters…

AGOG presents “heART matters” exhibit Heather Barrett

The Art Gallery of Golden is very pleased to present Heather Barrett’s exhibit “heART matters” at the opening reception on Friday May 25, 2018  from 5pm to 7pm. Heather will be in the gallery to talk about the various pieces in this collection. Appies are complimentary and all are very welcome. Heather tells us… I am trained as an…

AGOG 2017 Summer Exhibit through Sept 4

We’ve been working on this exhibit for awhile! We are very pleased and excited to present two very fine local artists in a combined exhibit that opens for the summer Friday July 7 and runs through until after Labour Day. The exhibits titled SCULPTURES by Marcel Cholo and PAINTINGS by Regan Johnston share an affinity for…

Summer Kicks 2017 line-up just announced!

House concert double bill with Emily Millard and Aerialists – Sat Nov 5

We choose our Live Kicks season’s shows sometimes a year in advance, so every now and then when we hear about something good coming through town we see if we can help support a house concert. It’s worked out this time and it’s a double bill with Emily Millard (Montréal) and Aerialists (Vancouver.) Ruth and Dave Ratzlaff…

AGOG presents Roger Laurilla’s Real & Wild Light Photography Oct 14 – Nov 19

Kicking Horse Culture and the Art Gallery of Golden are very pleased to invite you to meet Roger Laurilla Friday Oct 14 from 5 to 7pm for the reception of the opening of Real & Wild Light Photography. We’ll have some complimentary appies at the opening and you’ll have a chance to speak with Roger about his…

Golden & Area “A” Art Guild group show at AGOG

Kicking Horse Culture and the Art Gallery of Golden is very pleased to present the Golden & Area “A” Art Guild in a group show at the Art Gallery of Golden opening with a “meet the artist” reception from 5 to 7pm on Friday, September 9. All are very welcome. About the Guild, Krys Sikora…

AGOG presents Claude Lépine Ciels de Kicking Horse

The Art Gallery of Golden is pleased to welcome Claude Lépine at the opening reception for his new exhibit “Ciels de Kicking Horse” on Friday evening, March 11. Come visit with Claude and chat more about his work. All are very welcome. Claude’s artist statement below (en français ci-dessous) This series of pastels, Ciels de Kicking…

Maritime royalty Laura Smith plays Golden house concert – Feb. 28

CBC Radio listeners of Peter Gzowski’s wonderful morning shows will certainly remember Laura Smith. Reading from Laura’s bio: In 1996, she won two East Coast Music Awards (Female Artist, Album of the Year) and two Juno nominations (for Best New Solo Artist and Best Roots and Traditional Album). In 1995, her song “Shade of Your Love”…

AGOG: Let Them Run, The Salmon Century

This forward to the touring exhibit was written by Gerry Nellestijn Coordinator, Salmo Watershed Streamkeepers Society Since the ice age Columbia River Salmon have functioned as the major cultural, spiritual, economic and environmental influence. Once the largest run of Salmon in the world, that migration was abruptly sacrificed in the late 1930s with the construction…