Meet in the Chateau Lacombe Hotel Lobby at 2:30 pm
The special collections library at University of Alberta is home to important collections that treat a wide range of local and international subjects, from the Aboriginal peoples of North and South America to Historic Entomology and from Book History to the Chinese Experience in Canada. This hands-on tour will give you the opportunity to examine some of the treasures from several different collections, including, of course, some interesting and entertaining examples of historical approaches to health care.Limited to 15 people
Attendees to the opening reception on Tuesday May 16th can use their ticket to view the gallery during the reception. For those too busy networking or who are unable to attend, you can use your ticket to visit the AGA on Wednesday May 17th or Thursday May 18th from 11:00am - 8:00pm or on Friday the 19th from 11:00am - 5:00pm.
Parking Info: There is no parking at the Art Gallery of Alberta. The building is easily accessible by the LRT (you don't even need to go outside). For those who choose to drive, there are a number of parking spots nearby.
The AGA maintains a collection of over 6,000 objects and is the oldest cultural institution in Alberta. The AGA recently underwent a major re-building project that was designed by Los Angeles architect Randall Stout.
Bus fare to WEM is $3.25 each way.Expect travel to and from the mall to take 30-45 minutes.
Meet at the hotel lobby for this self guided tour to Edmonton's number 1 tourist destination. Participants will be taking the bus from Jasper Avenue to the Mall. Once there, you can shop until you drop at a vast selection of shops. There are also many restaurants and food court options at WEM. This is a self guided tour so the amount of time, what you decide to do, and how much money you decide to spend is completely up to you.
Historically at CHLA/ABSC, there is an After Party following the Awards Banquet. There will be a twist this year and we are calling it the Bibliodance Party! All participants will have an opportunity to contribute to the playlist. Have your say on what kind of dance music we play by submitting your tunes below! Wanna see what we have so far? Click here for our Spotify playlist. Thank you to those who submitted suggestions!
We're looking forward to watching contestants compete in the CHLA/ABSC 2017 Lip Sync Battle during the Bibliodance Party! Costumes are welcome but not required. We can't wait to see your "pretend sing" moves on the dance floor! Thank you to those who signed up!