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Address: 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1, Canada
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The Art Gallery of Alberta is a centre of excellence for the visual arts in...

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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It is a great feeling to see a world class gallery in the city center. With a magnificent design and stunning art on display you can wonder around for hours taking it all in.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 July 2015
princesscruisers
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Edmonton
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Prince George, Canada
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54 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

My brother and I spent the afternoon at the Art Gallery of Alberta and had a nice afternoon, however it was a little underwhelming. The gallery is extremely clean, well maintained, and has very interesting architecture. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The reason I mentioned our visit was somewhat underwhelming was due to the exhibits that were currently... More 

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Edmonton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

It is a great feeling to see a world class gallery in the city center. With a magnificent design and stunning art on display you can wonder around for hours taking it all in.

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Thank princesscruisers
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Depending on what's on display at the time, this can be a very quiet relaxing experience, or a very crowded one. I prefer to wait for a quiet time, its nice to be able to enjoy the studios and read any info on the artists. If its a possibility, you must try the restaurant. We did a brunch that was... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

What a masterpiece in architecture alone, It is even more impressive in person that pictures show. The gallery is not very big though with limited number of pieces at any time. What is great is how often exhibitions are replaced with new exhibitions. I would have liked more "famous" art in the permanent collection, compared to other places like Chicago... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

Impressive building in a good central city location. Entry was a bit pricey at about $12 each adult but quite we enjoyed the art we saw and the nice view from the roof top terrace. Our 11 year old daughter enjoyed the children's section based on the children's book, 'Who is boo?' about a rabbit.

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Thank TanG68
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Went to a great group party here. 3 levels and a patio with bars on top and entrance levels. Food by Zinc was excellent!

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Thank TheCanadianGirl
Spruce Grove, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

have had birthday parties, been to galas, art auctions at the AGA. what a wonderful place to be at in the heart of downtown... and the food each and every time has been spectacular. take it in!

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Thank Brad F
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

Absolutely amazing building, this one really makes Edmonton proud. Go for the architecture, but enjoy the artwork within as well.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

Essentially no permanent collection to speak of so important to check the current exhibits before going. Recent visit worth a couple of hours as the two primary exhibits were worth the time.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

Wow. This visiting exhibit alone was worth the price of admission. A compilation of the surreal and scary in an amazing series of pieces. Do not miss seeing DaveandJenn, No End.

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