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Art Gallery of Alberta

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2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
780-422-6223 youraga.ca

Located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, the Art Gallery of Alberta is the province’s premier art museum. The AGA develops and presents original exhibitions of contemporary and historical art from Alberta, Canada, and around the world, along with public and educational programs and events that connect people, art, and ideas. The dynamic structure of zinc, glass, and steel was designed by Los Angeles–based architect Randall Stout and is a not-to-be-missed part of the city’s Arts District. $12.50 Adult; $8.50 Senior (65+); Free for children under 18 and all Alberta post-secondary students. Free Thu 5 pm–8 pm. Tue–Wed 11 am–5 pm; Thu 11 am–8 pm; Fri–Sun 11 am–5 pm; Closed Mon.

March 2020

Damian Moppett: Untitled Abstract Drawing in Space

March 17, 2020 - December 31, 2024
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

The Art Gallery of Alberta commissioned Canadian artist Damian Moppett to create an installation for long-term display in the AGA…

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May 2020

Animal Architects

May 2, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

This exhibition is inspired by the designed structures of insects, mammals, and birds and the evolution of these structures over…

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September 2021

Jude Griebel: Barn Skull

September 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

By blending the barn with the face of an aging farmer Jude Griebel has created a totemic being as homage…

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ROYGBIV

September 4, 2021 - January 23, 2022
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet; this exhibition is a maximalist tribute to colour. The artists featured in ROYGBIV…

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CAME 2021 – Roots/Racines

September 11, 2021 - October 24, 2021
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

CAME (Canadian Annual Mosaic Exhibition) was created in 2017 by a group of enthusiastic mosaic artists living in Canada. The…

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Animal Architects

September 25, 2021 - December 31, 2021
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

This exhibition is inspired by the designed structures of insects, mammals, and birds and the evolution of these structures over…

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October 2021

Harley Morman: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again

October 9, 2021 - January 22, 2022
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Harley Morman’s Let’s Do the Time Warp Again uses lenticular images to consider time and repetition. You may be familiar…

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SOAK, STRIPE, SPLATTER: Collecting Colour at the AGA

October 9, 2021 - January 30, 2022
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Our perception of colour occurs when light, striking an object, is reflected back to our eye. Our experience of colour,…

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Program One

October 14, 2021 - October 16, 2021
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Experience new balletic work in-person with the debut of Program One, a site-specific performance inside one of Edmonton’s most magnificent…

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A Century of Mark Making 1921 – 2021

October 30, 2021 - January 23, 2022
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

A Century of Mark Making (October 30 - January 23) exhibits the Edmonton Art Club's contemporary works. At the centre…

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November 2021

George Littlechild: Here I am – Can you see Me?

November 6, 2021 - March 14, 2022
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Giving remembrance, recognition, honour and validation to the thousands of innocent children that nobody is able to recognize as they…

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Making Art, Building Community: 100 Years of the Edmonton Art Club

November 6, 2021 - March 14, 2022
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

In 2021, the Edmonton Art Club (EAC) is celebrating their 100th anniversary as the oldest continuing art organization in Alberta.…

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January 2022

The Terrestrial and the Universal

January 13
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

The Terrestrial and the Universal?is a series of paired films that have been selected for their complementary or contrasting visuals,…

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Crit Night with Emily Jan and the Edmonton Art Club

January 20
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Take part in an evening of supportive critique led by visual artist and teacher Emily Jan with members from the…

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Inheritance

January 22 - May 8
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

This exhibition forefronts historical facts that are often hidden or untold because they reveal that our shared past includes, and…

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February 2022

Black Futures Market

February 5 - February 6
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Nurture your inner art connoisseur while celebrating Black artisans this Black History Month! The Black Futures Market is a two-day…

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Heart of the City Music Program Concert Series

February 13
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Heart of the City Music Program will be performing a series of four concerts in the AGA's Atrium in January…

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Maud Lewis

February 19 - May 29
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

One of Canada’s most beloved folk artists, Maud Lewis (1903–1970) was famous in her lifetime for her brightly coloured and…

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Byron Samson (Mistikonapew): Place of Honour

February 19 - May 19
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

In Treaty 6, present and past, there are ones among us who’ve humbly served by taking on responsibilities to care…

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Heart of the City Music Program Concert Series

February 20
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Heart of the City Music Program will be performing a series of four concerts in the AGA's Atrium in January…

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March 2022

Heart of the City Music Program Concert Series

March 6
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Heart of the City Music Program will be performing a series of four concerts in the AGA's Atrium?in March, April…

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Maudie

March 10
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Join the Art Gallery of Alberta on March 10 for a screening of Maudie, starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke.…

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Heart of the City Music Program Concert Series

March 20
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Heart of the City Music Program will be performing a series of four concerts in the AGA's Atrium?in March, April…

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Artist Talk with Adrian Stimson

March 24
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Join an artist talk by Governor General's award-winning artist Adrian Stimson at the Art Gallery of Alberta co-presented by MacEwan…

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Sidney Kelsie: Right in Your Own Backyard

March 25 - August 1
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

When Sidney Kelsie (1928—2000) retired from working as a house painter in 1979, this Edmontonian became an artist. He began…

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April 2022

Tiffany Shaw: Edmonton River Valley

April 1, 2022 - November 13, 2023
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Tiffany Shaw has mapped the section of the North Saskatchewan River that flows through the city limits of amiskwacîwâskahikan (Edmonton)…

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Water Spirit Water Dialogue

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

Please join the artists and co-curators of the installation nipîy ahcahk - Water Spirit in a conversational exchange. Completing the…

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Heart of the City Music Program Concert Series

April 3
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Heart of the City Music Program will be performing a series of four concerts in the AGA's Atrium?in March, April…

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EIFF Fundraiser for Ukraine

April 13
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Over two nights, April 13 and 16, film-lovers are invited into the beautiful AGA for a reception hosted by May…

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Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From

April 15 - June 19
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

A groundbreaking traveling exhibition of works by second-generation immigrant artists, who explore the dynamics of living between different cultures and…

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EIFF Fundraiser for Ukraine

April 16
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Over two nights, April 13 and 16, film-lovers are invited into the beautiful AGA for a reception hosted by May…

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Teen Night at AGA

April 20
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Calling all TEENS! The AGA Youth Council is re-launching Teen Night at your AGA! Teen Night is a special night…

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Mozart Belated Birthday Celebration Concert at the AGA

April 30
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Join in for a Mozart Celebration concert at the Art Gallery of Alberta starring members of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.…

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May 2022

Water-Wise, River Breath: Reframing design’s role with water

May 1 - August 1
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Our use of, and respect for water is negotiated by approach. Architect Wanda DallaCosta and artist Lana Whiskeyjack, both from…

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Heart of the City Music Program Concert Series

May 1
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Heart of the City Music Program will be performing a series of four concerts in the AGA's Atrium?in March, April…

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Art on the Block

May 6
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

OWN IT with a night of food, cocktails, music, and a chance to bid on incredible art and artistic experiences!…

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ANIME NIGHT at the AGA: The Boy and the Beast | Mirai

May 12
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Join the Art Gallery of Alberta on May 12 for a night of Anime!. This special screening includes two films…

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Heart of the City Music Program Concert Series

May 15
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Heart of the City Music Program will be performing a series of four concerts in the AGA's Atrium?in March, April…

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Manuel Mathieu: World Discovered Under Other Skies

May 28 - August 29
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Manuel Mathieu is known for vibrant, colourful paintings that seamlessly merge abstraction with figuration. His work reflects on our intertwined…

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Pay de Devil Brang! Brang! Pay de Devil

May 28 - August 29
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

This exhibition is for Curtis Santiago’s parents and for all the parents of the diaspora whose traditions live on in…

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Running Shoe Gala

May 28
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

The Running Shoe Gala is a fundraising event in support of Ever Active Schools and healthy futures for all children.…

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June 2022

all roses sleep (inviolate light)

June 18 - October 22
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

all roses sleep (inviolate light) by Alana Bartol and Bryce Krynski includes an olfactory video that blends how bees and…

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Pride Day at the AGA

June 18
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Join the AGA for a fun-day of fun celebrating Pride and the LGBTQ2SIA community. Programming includes art activities for all,…

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Comic Sans

June 18 - October 2
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Contemporary Canadian comics are created without limitations of subject matter, without stylistic constraints and sometimes even without words at all.…

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National Indigenous Peoples Day at the AGA

June 21
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Tuesday, June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for everyone to recognize and celebrate the heritage,…

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Free Screening of the 2020 film ‘Beans’

June 21
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Join the AGA for a Free Screening of the 2020 film Beans by Director Tracy Deer, part of their National…

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Miskamowin:?kayâseskamik?”The Ancient World”

June 23
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

This special premiere screening of Kayaskemik "The Ancient World" includes an after-show panel discussion with the director, cast, and crew!…

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I Am Black History

June 29 - November 13
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

I Am Black History explores the unseen, unknown and undocumented history of African Canadians. The goal is to expand the…

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July 2022

Refinery

July 22
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Relaunching this summer, you are invited to experience Edmonton’s most iconic party at the AGA. Enjoy an evening with artists,…

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Papal Visit and Journey to Reconciliation: Free Admission

July 24
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

From July 24 to 29, Pope Francis will visit Canada as a step toward Indigenous healing and reconciliation. To mark…

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August 2022

ESO @ AGA

August 6 - August 7
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

The Art Gallery of Alberta is bringing music and art together this summer! They've partnered with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra…

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BEHOLD|EN: New Acquisitions to the AGA Collection

August 20, 2022 - February 26, 2023
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Behold! Be sure to see this remarkable selection of works that have been added to the AGA’s collection over the…

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Conjured Images: Spirit Photography from the turn of the 20th Century

August 20, 2022 - February 26, 2023
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

This exhibition features early examples of photos that feature “extras” or ghostly apparitions who photographers and sitters claim were not…

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Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day | Free Admission

August 24
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

August 23 is Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day. This day commemorates the signing of Treaty No. 6 between the Plains,…

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Shuffle: Artwork from the Nina Collective

August 26 - November 13
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., 99 St. & 102A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

The Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts (the Nina) is a supportive studio and gallery in Edmonton where a collective…

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