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Installation view of 5 Artists 1 Love, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, 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!

New Exhibitions

Opening on February 18:

Hanny Al Khoury, Revenge, 2022, oil on canvas. Image courtesy of the Artist.

Hanny Al Khoury: La La Lands

La La Lands is an imaginary place where traumas have been purged and exorcized. Although the forms and objects represent stories and events from the artist’s life, their abstracted nature means that anyone can see things relevant to their own personal journeys.

This exhibition is presented in the RBC New Works Gallery.

Lawren S. Harris (1885–1970) Algoma Hill, 1920. Oil on canvas 116.2 x 137.2 cm. Collection of Donald and Beth Sobey © Family of Lawren S. Harris.

Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art

Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art 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.


Refinery: Go for Gold | Early Bird Tickets on Sale

March 4, 9pm-2am

Do you have your tickets to Refinery? Join us as we paint the town gold and cheer on our champions! Limited advanced tickets are available until February 26!

Black History Month

This Black History Month, we are excited to provide a variety of programs in celebration of Black creatives: 

 5 Artists 1 Love

On now until April 2, 2023

5 Artists 1 Love is a stunning, annual Black History Month celebration of the artistic vibrancy and range of Edmonton’s African-Canadian communities. The goal is to promote emerging and established artists, develop global African arts and cultures, and celebrate African-Canadian brilliance.

Don't miss 5A1L's All Black Wear Affair on Feb. 4 at 6pm to kickoff the exhibition opening!

Navigating the Artworld with Dr. Syrus Marcus Ware and Elsa Robinson

February 7, 6:30pm

The AGA and CARFAC Alberta are excited to have Dr. Syrus Marcus Ware and Elsa Robinson to share their perspective on navigating the art world. Highlighting experiences, education and opportunities that showcase the artistic and cultural contributions of Black artists and cultural workers in Canada, this hour-long livestream provides a professional development opportunity for artists and cultural workers.

Film Night | Moonlight and If Beale Street Could Talk

February 9, 6pm and 8pm

Join YEGTheComeUp! And the AGA as we screen two films by director Barry Jenkins. Watch either film for $10 or both for $15. Senior and student discounts available.

All That You Change | Poetry and Open Mic

February 16, 6:30pm  

Enjoy a showcase of featured performances, followed by an open stage for those who would like to share their poetry, stories, music, reflections and art of all mediums.

Community Tour of 5 Artists 1 Love with Darren Jordan

This month we are excited to welcome back 5 Artist 1 Love’s Darren Jordan to lead a tour of their annual Black History Month exhibition featuring the work of Brett Damion, Diana Ohiozebau, Messanie Raphael, Ola Bolarinwa, Ore Dipe and many artists who contributed to The Wall exhibition in our Community Gallery.

Family Day | Free Admission

February 20, 11am-5pm

The AGA is proud to present Family Day activities at the AGA, with free admission presented by Station Lands Ltd. Enjoy:

  • Free admission and access to all galleries*
  • Fun, interactive and kids-friendly games
  • 10% off at shopAGA for AGA Members

*Please note: the last admission to the galleries will be at 4pm.

Upcoming Events, Tours, Programs and Classes

Tours for Tots

February 8, 10am

Get prepared for Valentine’s Day on February 14! Create your very own valentines cards out of card stock, oil pastels, and various other materials. 

Adult Open Studio

February 9, 7-9pm

Join us in the studio for a card-making extravaganza! With our vast assortment of art supplies, create a unique design that tell your friends and family “I love you”, or create a larger-scale gift.

All Day Sunday

February 12, 12-4pm

Explore juxtapositions of freedom/oppression, right/wrong, and reality/fantasy in the artwork of featured artist Dean Drever. Back in the atrium, create your own contrasting artworks exploring negative and positive space, in screen printing and cut paper inspired by the artist.  

Curator's Talk - Sarah Milroy Introduces the Exhibition 'Generations'

February 17, 5pm

Please join us for a special Curator’s Introduction to Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art led by Sarah Milroy, Chief Curator of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. 

Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art is organized and circulated by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.

Art Sales and Rental

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 Arts District

Qaleidoscope 2023 | Screening at the AGA

We're pleased to partner with Queer City Cinema to present this screening at the AGA, as part of their Qaleidoscope Tour 2023. The screenings are at 6:30pm and 8:30pm and are comprised of different films, suitable for people ages 18 and older. 

Jersey Boys at The Citadel Theatre

February 11 - March 12, 2023 

Four men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey come together in the 1960’s to form one of the most successful bands in music history, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.

Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice 
Music by Bob Gaudio
Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Directed and Choreographed by Julie Tomaino

From Our Partner

AFA Grant Writing Workshops

The deadline for individual project grants is March 1, 2023.

With the deadline fast approaching, it might be time to consider participating in an AFA grant writing workshop. These free workshops are a great resource to help improve your grant writing skills and applications.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

See below for upcoming dates and click the links for more information.

Wednesday, February 8 at 7pm

Make sure you stay in the know by subscribing to the AFA’s Newswire!

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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.