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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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It's a beautiful building, architecturally. I expected there to be more gallery space. DD liked it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CaraLee71
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Fort McMurray, Canada
Always Enjoyable, Impressive Building

I enjoy the variety of presentation which helps me step outside of my comfort zone of art... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a beautiful building, architecturally. I expected there to be more gallery space. DD liked it, and found the main gallery to be the most interesting. I also liked the space for an artist in residence, to see someone creating something. But overall I was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy the variety of presentation which helps me step outside of my comfort zone of art appreciation. I do learn from the presentations. I renewed my membership to encourage more frequent visits.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in and out of here in twenty minutes, an entire floor was closed which I guess could have effected this - however the floors that were open had hardly anything worth spending a lot of time on. While a nice gallery, I really...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We should be more frequent visitors as different artists are featured. It is a great context for the art work. Very relaxing visit

Thank David B
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

My granddaughter was visiting Edmonton and wanted to see the city of Edmonton's ART Gallery We were excited about our visit. Unfortunately we were very disappointed. Only the first and third floors were open. The main part of the gallery has always been on the...More

Thank Nancy M
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YourAGA2016, Public Relations Manager at Art Gallery of Alberta, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hi Nancy, Thanks for taking the time to share your review. Our exhibitions all change every few months (which is why one of the spaces was closed during your visit), and this means there's always something new to see. We hope you’ll give us another...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

This wonderful art gallery in downtown Edmonton is a must visit. The building is very modern and a perfect setting for all the great artists who showcase their works. It is so quiet and comforting to stroll through this awesome gallery and to see the...More

Thank John S
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

As director of the Edmonton Art Gallery, Tony Lupino did a very good job curating worthwhile exhibitions. Since getting rid of its distinctive modern brutalist appearance and EAG name the exhibitions are mediocre, with a sprinkling of pieces on tour from Canada's National Art Gallery....More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

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

Thank John V
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 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 30 May 2018

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

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