GALLERY / OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Sundays & Statutory Holidays: Closed
Harcourt House Artist Run Centre is an Edmonton-based thought leader and direction-setting public visual arts institution and art education centre that boldly develops, presents, and interprets the art and design of our time. Our mandate is to enable transformative experiences by connecting art and design with local and global communities, and by providing affordable studio facilities to local artists.
Harcourt House is operated by Where Edmonton Community Artists Network (W.E.C.A.N.) Society, a registered not-for-profit, charitable organization, in support of artistic endeavors that are essential to a healthy community.
Since its inception in 1988, Harcourt House has established itself as an open, viewer-friendly forum for the best in Canadian contemporary visual/new media arts, architecture, and design in the context of international art. It carries out this mandate by providing art exhibitions and art education programs of the highest caliber in support of the local arts community and Edmonton’s diverse audiences.
In addition, Harcourt House comprises the single largest community of visual arts studios in Alberta by providing 42 affordable and sustainable studio facilities to artists, as well as exhibition and art education facilities, thereby creating an environment of artistic vibrancy and community spirit that cannot be matched anywhere else in Western Canada, and possibly in the whole country.
Committed to art, artists, and audiences • Fiscally responsible and sustainable • Striving for excellence • Accessible, collaborative, respectful, and ethical • Tolerant, inclusive, and diverse • Relevant to local and regional communities.
Executive Director/Chief Curator: Jacek Malec firstname.lastname@example.org
Facility and Financial Administrator: Asal Andarzipour email@example.com
Exhibitions and Art Education Administrator: Darren Kooyman firstname.lastname@example.org
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President: Edmund Haakonson
Vice President & Chair of Art Education: E. Ross Bradley
Finance Chair: Milan Sharma
Acting Secretary: Mary Elizabeth Archer
Exhibitions & Artist-In-Residence Program Chair: Will Truchon
Chair of Building Committee: Vacant
Member at Large & Intergovernmental Affairs Chair: John Szumlas
Fund Development Committee Chair: Vacant
Special Events & Volunteer Committee Chair: Vacant
Member at Large: Craig LeBlanc
Main Building, 10215 – 112th Street NW
- Harcourt House’s offices along with the Main and Art Incubator Galleries are located on 3rd floor.
- Access by elevator seven stairs down from the main entrance to the basement floor with banisters on both sides.
- Wheelchair access from the building’s underpass via the basement art studios can be arranged with Harcourt’s staff at tel. 780-426-4180.
- Gender single stall washrooms with handrails.
- Seating in the art galleries to be arranged with Harcourt’s staff upon request.
Annex Building, 10211 – 112th Street NW
Drawing and Sculpture Drop-In Sessions with Live Models and Special/Theme-Based Art Workshops. Please ring buzzer upon arrival for art education programs.
- Art Education Rooms are located at the street level of the building; wheelchair accessible.
- Gender single stall washrooms (no handrails).
- Seating provided for all art education programs.
The W.E.C.A.N. Society / Harcourt House Artist Run Centre respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 Territory, traditional land and gathering place of the Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Nakota Sioux, Dene, Ojibway/Saulteaux/Anishinaabe, Métis, and Inuit.
Harcourt House Artist Run Centre extends our gratitude to our generous donors: