Northlands is kicking off Alberta’s Culture Days with a 2-day event focused on highlighting arts and culture at the Urban Farm.

Edmonton, AB: We’re excited to showcase our Arts At The Farm, presented by EPCOR, event Saturday Sept. 5 and Sunday Sept. 6 at the Northlands Urban Farm (11312 79 Street NW). Combining urban agriculture with arts and cultural workshops and performances, the first-ever Northlands Arts At The Farm event, presented by EPCOR, will allow Edmontonians to enjoy a safe summer experience at a beautiful farm location in the city.

Arts At The Farm, presented by EPCOR, will feature performances by Sticks and Stones Percussion, Moza Africa, Lodestar Theatre, and more! As well, we’ll be joined by the Urban Sketchers group, artist Richard Dixon for Plein Air painting on site and transforming our small red barn into an art gallery for artist Jill Thomson. Workshops include willow weaving with Maryann Borch, a dream catcher workshop with Nadine Chalifoux, and the art of auctioneering with Ed Pietsch. Those are just a few of the scheduled events, please see times and the full schedule here: northlands.com/arts-at-the-farm

Thanks to the Alberta Culture Days grant and our partner EPCOR for supporting this event.

The Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women, Leela Aheer, will be attending the event from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Sunday, September 6, and there will be a media availability at 11:30 a.m.

“Alberta Culture Days helps Northlands showcase local talent, celebrate diversity and bring together the Edmonton community. I encourage everyone to put on a mask or log-in online and take part in these free, family-friendly activities to learn something new and celebrate everything that makes Alberta so wonderful!”
Leela Sharon Aheer, Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women

Northlands advises Edmontonians to pre-select their free tickets online at: northlands.com/arts-at-the-farm. Attendance will be monitored according to COVID safety guidelines, and some events will be livestreamed at Facebook.com/northlandsedmonton.

Arts At The Farm is part of the celebrations occurring throughout the province during Alberta Culture Days 2020. Alberta Culture Days runs during September and is the province’s largest celebration of our heritage, arts, community spirit and cultural diversity. To learn more, visit AlbertaCultureDays.ca.

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