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Art Gallery of Alberta

2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1, Canada
+1 780-392-2500
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Worth a visit

Thoroughly enjoyed spending four hours in this art gallery today. Especially enjoyed the gallery... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anne S
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Chapel Hill, United States
Art and Architecture

The Art Gallery of Alberta is a must see if only for the building itself. The walls swoop and curve... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pastornpw
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Edmonton, Canada
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The Art Gallery of Alberta is a centre of excellence for the visual arts in Western Canada, connecting people, art and ideas. The AGA is focused on the development and presentation of original exhibitions of contemporary and historical art from Alberta, Canada and around the world. The AGA also offers a full-range of art education and public programs.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
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2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed spending four hours in this art gallery today. Especially enjoyed the gallery depicting the history of Canada in art and photographs, and the news photography. Beautiful building, relaxing place to enjoy art.

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Art Gallery of Alberta is a must see if only for the building itself. The walls swoop and curve and create a wonderful aesthetic. The art installations are rotated every so often so it is hard to predict if there will be something to...More

Thank pastornpw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time going to an art gallery & I only went because my 16 year-old daughter wanted to go for her birthday. I am very happy that she expanded my world! The gallery was amazing & we had a very good time....More

Thank Tina J
YourAGA2016, Public Relations Manager at Art Gallery of Alberta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review Tina. We're so glad you and your daughter enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I found the exhibits to be a bit disappointing. The biennial artist exhibit had some interesting pieces and some pretty put there. There was very little of the permanent collection on display though they were setting up one area which wasn't open. The building is...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My girlfriend and I started off our evening at the art gallery. We spent an hour and a half wandering around the two floors that were open. The third floor was closed to move in a new exhibit. I probably wouldn't like paying full price...More

Thank dunning2016
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I visited this gallery with one of my friends in the morning. It was not crowded at all and the addmission was free for students. There is a coffee shop at the top floor with a few chairs outside on the roof, it is a...More

Thank nader p
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I was visiting Edmonton in early March and, at my urging, convinced friends to check out the AGA! While the building itself is a stunning piece of architecture, the exhibits were very sparse and amateurish and i felt embarrassed that i had recommended it to...More

Thank dlahey2017
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We happened to come on their monthly kid's Sunday. In addition to the kid's area (which was so much fun and interactive for all of us), they had several tables set up with additional crafts and creative things to do. These were all related to...More

Thank k0dji
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We visited the AGA on a thursday evening when it was free (after 5) and I have to say I was really disapponted. The exhibits where sparse and we were able to complete the entire thing in 30 min. There was just not enough inspiring...More

Thank Shawna B
YourAGA2016, Public Relations Manager at Art Gallery of Alberta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hi Shawna, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Different styles of art appeal to different people, and we're disappointed you didn't find our current exhibitions inspiring. These exhibitions do change several times a year, and we try to show a variety of...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Art Gallery of Alberta currently offers Free Community Night Visit on Thursday evenings from 5 to 8 pm. Definitely a great opportunity to visit this 3 storey gallery at no charge. The gallery has a beautiful exterior design and has interestting interior display worth a...More

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5 minute walk. Go out the front door and walk straight ahead three blocks
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