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National Indigenous Peoples Day at the AGA

June 21, 2022

Tuesday, June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for everyone to recognize and celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples—for the past, the present and the future.

In recognition of this day, the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is opening its doors and inviting the public to enjoy exhibitions and programming for FREE from 11am to 5pm.

All exhibitions will be open—visitors are invited to take in exhibitions featuring Indigenous artists, including Water-Wise, River Breath: Reframing design’s role with water, which explores our connection to water, and Comic Sans, which celebrates Canadian comic book artists.

There are also various programs throughout the day and enjoy and learn more about the heritage, cultures and stories of Indigenous Peoples:
12pm – 3pm: Parfleche Painting with Alaynee Goodwill-Littlechild
1pm: Free film screening | Bean by Tracey Deer
3pm: Hoop dance performance in Manning Hall (main floor)


Art Gallery of Alberta
2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada