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Installation view of Esmaa Mohamoud: To Play in the Face of Certain Defeat, 2023.

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Want to know what's on at your AGA? You can find all the current exhibitions and information about them below!


Refinery: Go for Gold | Discounted Tickets End Soon

Discounted tickets and special pricing end on February 26! Don’t miss your chance to the hottest art party in the province, Refinery: Go for Gold. For one night only, we are painting the town GOLD and cheering on our champions. 

Date: Saturday, March 4 - 5, 2023 | Time: 9 pm - 2 am | Place: Art Gallery of Alberta

Discounted ticket price: $45 

Special pricing for art, culture and healthcare workers: $35

Special pricing for Alberta students: $30

Note: All discounted and special pricing ends on February 26. Prices go up to $50 starting February 27. This is an 18+ late night art party. 

 Recently-opened Exhibitions

Installation view of Hanny Al Khoury: La La Lands, 2023.

Hanny Al Khoury: La La Lands

Until May 21

Documenting stories and events in an abstracted nature, Edmonton artist, Hanny Al Khoury, creates imaginary places where traumas have been purged and exorcised.

This exhibition is presented in the RBC New Works Gallery.

William Kurelek, After the Blizzard in Manitoba, 1967. Mixed media on Masonite, 50.8 x 73 cm. Collection of Donald and Beth Sobey. © Estate of William Kurelek, courtesy of the Wynick / Tuck Gallery, Toronto.

Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art

Until May 21

Showcasing possibly one of the largest private art collections in Canada, this exhibition tells the story of one family’s visionary engagement with Canadian and Indigenous art.

This exhibition is organized and circulated by McMichael Canadian Art Collection.

Classes, Camps, Films, Tours and More

Weekend Art Classes

New weekend art classes for ages 6-8, 9-12 and 13-17 will be starting on March 11. Empower your kids or teens to discover the world through art.

Anime Night

March 9, 6pm and 8pm

Are you a fan of Studio Ghibli? Join us for Anime Night, presented with ASAPA, for two award-winning anime produced by Studio Ghibli with themes of the environment:  

🎬 Pom Poko at 6pm 

🎬 The Red Turtle at 8pm

Spring ArtBreak Camps

Starting March 27

This spring, we are taking inspiration from Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art  and creating unique experiences through art. Different camps available for ages 6-12 and 13-17.

Cinema for Seniors

March 10, 1pm 

Join us as we screen  the movie, Woman in Gold, chronicling the story of an elderly Jewish refugee, who takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork by Gustav Klimt she believes rightfully belongs to her family. The screening includes tea and treats.

Studio Y

Join us every Wednesday from 3:30 pm for Studio Y, a creative hangout for youth ages 13-17.

Explore a new topic each week and experiment with art materials in a fun and informal studio format. 

$5 per session or get your punch card for multiple sessions.

Artists in Conversation: Hanny Al Khoury and Lindsey Sharman co-presented by MacEwan University

March 16, 5:30-6:30pm

Join us for a conversation with artist Hanny Al Khoury and curator Lindsey Sharman as they discuss the new exhibition La La Lands on display.

Tours for Tots

Every Wednesday at 10am, children ages 3-5 and their parents explore art and join in for playful activities at Tours for Tots.

March 1: Musical Interpretations
March 8: Explore Hanny Al Khoury: La La Lands

Call for Submissions: AGA Comic and Zine Market

Deadline: March 10

We are seeking submissions from Alberta artists for our second annual Comic and Zine Market. Celebrating independent publications and prints, the AGA will host makers who specialize in zines, comics, books, multiples, wearable accessories. The market will take place on May 20 and 21. 

Adult Open Studio

Every Thursday, 7pm 

Adult Open Studio is a drop-in art workshop. Classes are casual. No experience required. Simply drop in, relax, explore a new idea and experiment. All materials included.

March 2: Fragmented Painting
March 9: Figurative Drawing II

Art Hive

Join our educators and students from St. Stephen’s College Art Therapy program in the art studio Art Hive, a community artmaking initiative that welcomes everyone to get creative while feeling safe and included. 

Art Hive is free and open to all.

Art Sales and Rental

While there is still snow out there, it may be time to think about refreshing your home or office with a spring look! For more than 60 years, the AGA’s Art Sales and Rental program has enabled the public to have art in their homes and offices at a reasonable cost while supporting the careers of Alberta artists.

In the Community

ASA Call for Submissions: Home and Migration

The Alberta Society of Artists (ASA) invites Alberta artists (18 years of age or older) to submit to the exhibition Home and Migration. Deadline: April 3, 2023.

See below, email ASA at or call at 403-265-001 to learn more.

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The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous Peoples including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Beaver Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Anishinaabe/Saulteaux/Ojibwe and Dene Peoples. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous, Inuit and Métis people who make Alberta their home today.