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Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton

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Art Museum Art Gallery
Browse over 6,000 pieces of artwork at Art Gallery of Alberta, a public attraction originally designed in 1968. The collection features a wide variety of mediums, ranging from sculptures and installation works to paintings and photographs. Paintings include historical and contemporary pieces, but exhibitions change often--check the schedule before you go. For a more interactive visit, inquire about the museum's hosted films, presentations, and family events, as well as kids classes catering to young artists. Before you leave, check out the quirky gift shop for artistic souvenirs. Make Art Gallery of Alberta a part of your Edmonton vacation plans using our Edmonton trip generator.
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  • 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 t...  more »
  • 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 proba...  more »
  • 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 t...  more »
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  • I love this building so so so much!! Not only is it physically one of the coolest buildings in Edmonton, but the exhibits are always really interesting and diverse. Great way to spend an afternoon, definitely must come when in yeg!!
  • Updated since my original visit of 1 star: The building is cool but the art is pretty crappy. See photo. Also, There is a nice roof patio but it's locked. What's up with that? Last time (1 star) I didn't get in because it closed at like 5 or something, This time, They were open until 8pm. 3 stars. EDIT: I ONLY VISIT WHEN IT'S FREE. I WOULD PROBABLY GIVE A HIGHER RATING IF IT WAS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
  • The AGA is great! I have only seen two exhibits here but have enjoyed them immensely! An awesome building that adds character to downtown Edmonton! A fantastic addition to the city!
  • Very few pieces of art. Not worth the trip. Beautiful building, they should find something else to do with it.
  • Was at a private function and it was a bit noisy. The venue itself was excellent and definitely a unique environment.

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