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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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Spectacular building worth a visit

It does have a Frank Gehry-like feel and it both swoops and soars. It is appropriate that is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John V
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Toronto, Canada
Wow!

This was a treat to see. The striking architecture brings you in from the street and with its... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DavidTAC
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Calgary, 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.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It does have a Frank Gehry-like feel and it both swoops and soars. It is appropriate that is a showcase for art has a distinctive and decorative style. The presentation of art has morphed from representative depictions of the world, through abstract to multimedia and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a treat to see. The striking architecture brings you in from the street and with its large, open and curvy interior space makes this an enjoyable visit. I started at the top (third floor) by taking the elegant stair case (they have elevators)....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time for my wife and I. Really enjoyed a couple of exhibits. Would like to return when there are new exhibits.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not one of the better art galleries, bizarre rather than interesting. Lots of other interesting places to visit in Edmonton, this isn’t one of them.More

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YourAGA2016, Public Relations Manager at Art Gallery of Alberta, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Aussie1fan, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience at the AGA. While you didn’t enjoy the art exhibitions currently showing, we try to show a variety of different types of exhibitions that all change several times a year. We also work to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked the museum. Went there Monday afternoon and the staff was very friendly. The building is great, but honestly our favorite thing was the restaurant. Highly recommend. A well worth visit.

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

I took advantage of free admission through my employer and had a nice afternoon visiting the gallery. Very easy to access using the train. There are so many photo ops here. The gift shop carries an interesting variety of items.

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

This is not a huge museum, and it does not have a permanent collection on display, as does the Glenbow in Calgary. However, its temporary shows are usually worth seeing. More than anything else, the building itself is a work of art, as is the...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018

We recently had a family members wedding at The Edmonton Art Gallery. In short, the venue itself is beautiful and we had very high hopes for a great wedding. The gallery offers much choice in set up and an awesome location. Our HUGE disappointment was...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I had a lovely visit to the art gallery. Each exhibit gave different feelings and vibes! The Peter von Thiesenhausen exhibit was absolutely moving and epic. Loved my visit and left feeling very inspired! A must-see in Edmonton.

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

nice that women are finally recognized for the contribution to the art world. disappointed in write ups always mention marriage status, children and other jobs while for male artist this is not even mentioned. we are not sure if this was conscience decision by the...More

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