Explore original contemporary and historical art exhibits at the Art Gallery of Alberta in the heart of the city’s arts district. Be sure to check out the Exhibition Highlights tours that provide insight into gallery’s prominent displays. Tours run on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
The Lacombe Memorial Centre, or as we refer to it, the LMC, offers an outstanding venue with many amenities for every business situation – from private meetings to large conferences and everything in between. We are also happy to help people throw the best parties of their lives – from weddings, galas, grads, reunions, anniversaries, or any other celebration you can dream of. The LMC offers banquet facilities for groups up to 500 people, spacious meeting rooms, and a boardroom, houses a commercial-quality kitchen that is available for in-house catering. There is also full teleconferencing potential throughout the building.
Star-studded pirouettes and arias, tragedies and comedies all come to life on the Jubilee Auditorium’s stage. The tenors of the Edmonton Opera Company and the dancers of Alberta Ballet call the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium home. Gifted by the provincial government to the people of Alberta, it’s a performance and cultural centre as well as an arts learning venue for kids and adults. The “Jube” hosts the full gamut of international dance, music, comedy and drama.
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Opera Columbus and Toronto’s Against the Grain Theatre collaborate on a new co-production of Gluck/Berlioz’s groundbreaking opera Orphée. This re-imagined production looks to explore the gripping and timeless love story of Orpheus and Eurydice through the lens of today’s technology. While staying true to the original score of and honouring the traditions of Baroque opera, this production pushes the boundaries of operatic presentation through digital sound augmentation, captivating choreography, video projections, and aerial artistry. Countertenor Siman Chung performs the title role, Topher Mokrzewski conducts and Joel Ivany acts as Stage Director.These performances are sung in French with English surtitles.Mature Subject Matter.
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity presents XAVIER RUDD. Xavier is already one of Australian music's all-time greats, he has touched people's lives worldwide. He is undoubtedly a true virtuoso of his craft. Led by the radiating single Walk Away, Storm Boy his ninth studio album is both classic Xavier and something a little new. Enthralling audiences with his ability to wield so many instruments at once, Xavier Rudd is sure to impress the audience in the first outdoor concert of the year at Banff Centre's Shaw Amphitheatre.
Come one! Come all! To the Brooks Medieval Faire. Now in its 15th year, the Brooks Medieval Faire is fun for the whole family! Come and see knights in shining armor, fair maidens and fierce battles of skill-at-arms. Peer into the tents or talk to one of the many re-enactors who bring history to life. Are you looking for something rare that simply cannot be found anywhere else? Look no further than the Brooks Medieval Faire Vendor Village. Handmade items crafted with care by skilled artisans. Maybe even take home your own shining armor! Shop for gifts or keep all your loot to yourself! Medieval themed, Viking themed or just something unusual, it can all be found here! Snacks and food trucks will be standing by with offerings that can cater to every taste and gastronomic fancy. If you want to feast like royalty, join us for the Royal Feast on Saturday, Aug. 11. No one will leave the Royal Table hungry! New for 2018. Let us treat your princes and princesses like the royalty they are in the new Kid's Kingdom!Kids can sit in the shade and make some crafts, play games for prizes, watch the shows on the kid's stage or visit Blu's Zoo petting zoo. All of this and more awaits your littlest adventurers in Kid's Kingdom. Knights of Valor Canadian Champion Shane Adams will be heating up the jousting arena this year.Come out and watch mounted combat at its most exciting, meet the jousters (and the horses) and cheer on your favorite!