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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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Not worth the effort

We visited the AGA on a thursday evening when it was free (after 5) and I have to say I was really... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Shawna B
Free Community Night Visit on Thursday visit

Art Gallery of Alberta currently offers Free Community Night Visit on Thursday evenings from 5 to 8... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Mos2013
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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 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

1  Thank Mos2013
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We made our first visit to the art gallery this summer and were really disappointed with the exhibits. This is pretty subjective though as I am more interested in classical art than modern art, which dominated the gallery at the time. Exhibits aside, the building...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great place for gatherings, viewing art of every era, and pursuing the architecture inside and outside of this amazing structure. Great spot for a date night.

1  Thank aaronj121
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I frequent the AGA when I come to Edmonton. Often they curate amazing shows. They showcase Canadian art and they have trained people to help shed light on the images you are seeing. Not only is the building beautiful the galleries each have their own...More

1  Thank starkman2017
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I am a member and attend the opening Art For Lunch talks once a month as well as view the collections The gallery staff organize installations and collections embracing different themes and artists often local AB artists are featured as well as from across Canada...More

1  Thank phyllisf231
YourAGA2016, Public Relations Manager at Art Gallery of Alberta, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thanks so much for your review Phyllis. It's always great to hear from our members and to know that their enjoying our programming, like Art for Lunch. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Interesting photography exhibit. I would have liked to have seen more paintings but the second floor was closed. Would I go back? Yes.More

1  Thank Dianne W
YourAGA2016, Public Relations Manager at Art Gallery of Alberta, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Hi Dianne, We're glad to hear you enjoyed the Clocks for Seeing exhibition, and we'd love to have you back. This past weekend, we opened our newest exhibition on the second floor, The Looking Glass, which is a portrait show and many of the AGA...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017

Love the architecture of the building, the pieces on display were the landscapes of Canada, pretty good in my opinion, and great place to take pictures, the stairs and construction is simply great

1  Thank Ninjaruner
YourAGA2016, Public Relations Manager at Art Gallery of Alberta, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We're glad you enjoyed your time at the AGA and hope you had a wonderful tour of Edmonton.

Reviewed 18 February 2017

We loved the outside of the building, but the art that was on display was not what we thought it would be and it was a lot smaller.

Thank Sharon E
YourAGA2016, Public Relations Manager at Art Gallery of Alberta, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Hi Sharon, Thanks for your review. Our exhibitions change several times a year, and we try to show a variety of artists and styles. We hope you’ll give us another try to see what's new at your AGA.

Reviewed 16 February 2017

I was photographing an event at the Art Gallery and was blown away by this beautiful building and the exhibits. We had a chance to have a private viewing of all the galleries and it was absolutely amazing!!

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