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Art Gallery of Alberta
Historic
Since 1924
Diverse Collection
Over 6,000 works
Engaging Programs
For all ages
Tours for Tots
Interactive fun
Community Outreach
Local collaborations
Explore Edmonton
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Located in the heart of Edmonton, the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is a premier destination for art enthusiasts and cultural explorers alike. With their diverse collection of artworks and engaging programs, the AGA offers a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the world of visual arts.

The AGA boasts an extensive permanent collection of over 6,000 works of art, acquired since its inception in 1924. From contemporary Canadian abstract paintings to historical photography, the collection spans a wide range of mediums and styles, showcasing the rich artistic heritage of Alberta and beyond. Visitors can admire works by renowned artists such as Jane Ash Poitras, Alex Janvier, and Emily Carr, among others, offering a comprehensive overview of Canadian art history.

Engaging Programs for All Ages

In addition to its impressive collection, the AGA offers a variety of programs and activities designed to engage visitors of all ages. From educational tours for school groups to interactive studio sessions, there's something for everyone to enjoy. The "Tours for Tots" program, for example, introduces young children to art through hands-on activities and storytelling, while the "Artist as Storyteller" tour encourages students to explore the connection between visual and written texts.

Exploring Edmonton's Cultural Landscape

Beyond its galleries and exhibitions, the AGA also plays a vital role in Edmonton's cultural landscape through community outreach programs and collaborations with local artists and organizations. By fostering creative expression and dialogue, the AGA serves as a hub for artistic innovation and cultural exchange, enriching the lives of residents and visitors alike.

Plan Your Visit

Whether you're a seasoned art enthusiast or simply curious about exploring new cultural experiences, a visit to the Art Gallery of Alberta promises to be a memorable and enriching experience. With its diverse collection, engaging programs, and commitment to fostering artistic excellence, the AGA invites you to embark on a journey of discovery and creativity in the heart of Edmonton's vibrant arts scene.

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Art Gallery of Alberta
Art Gallery of Alberta
2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq
Edmonton, T5J 2C1
Art Gallery of Alberta
Art Gallery of Alberta
2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq
Edmonton, T5J 2C1
Open Hours
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Closed
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11:00 AM -05:00 PM
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11:00 AM -05:00 PM
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11:00 AM -07:00 PM
sat
11:00 AM -05:00 PM
sun
11:00 AM -05:00 PM
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