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Tatianna O’Donnell, Women in My Mother’s Village, 2008. Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the Artist. Installation view of Home and Migration, Art Gallery of Alberta, 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!

CREATE Indigenous Art Market

The caption 'CREATE: Indigenous Arts Market' above a subheading 'July 29-30 11am-5pm' over a gray background

Photo credit: Charles Cousins

Partnering with  I.A.M. Collective (Indigenous Art Market Collective), we invite you to a special weekend market celebrating local Indigenous talent.

July 20-30, 11am–5pm

CREATE in Cree is kanihtâwihtahk kîkway, ᑲᓂᐦᑖᐃᐧᐦᑕᕁ ᑮᑲᐧᕀ (translating to "When Something is Given Life”).

I.A.M. Collective is an Indigenous arts collective of more than 70 First Nations, Metis and Inuit artists who promote authenticity over appropriation by providing a place for market-goers to purchase authentic, local Indigenous art (beading, handcrafts, artwork).

This market is presented by Canadian Western Bank.

Call for Submissions: AGA Pride Market

The deadline is approaching fast – apply for our AGA Pride Market by July 15!

We’re looking for artists and makers from the 2SLGBTQIA* community to participate in our Pride Market on August 19. Taking place at the AGA’s front entrance, his mini art market will be a great place to showcase your art.

The AGA Pride Market is presented by Canadian Western Bank.

Recently Opened Exhibitions

From Pop, interactive to dance, the latest exhibitions at your AGA bring a different kind of experience to energize your summer break!

Andy Warhol, Elephant, 1983. Scr eenprint, printers proof. Courtesy of the Paul and Tracy Mitchell Collection. Installation view of From Warhol to Banksy, Art Gallery of Alberta, 2023.

From Warhol to Banksy

Until October 15

Featuring the works by artists Andy Warhol, Banksy, Takashi Murakami, Roy Lichtenstein, Tom Wesselmann and Mr. Brainwash, this exhibition invites visitors to view works of art that highlight the Pop Art Movement and the careers of some of the art world’s most iconic figures.

Organized and circulated by the Kelowna Art Gallery. Curated by Christine May. Courtesy of the Paul and Tracy Mitchell Collection.

Kenzie Housego, Emoji Bot, 2023. Embroidery, LEDs, Arduino micro - controller, textiles. Courtesy of the Artist. Photography by Hesam Rezaei, c ourtesy of the Artist.

Kenzie Housego: I❤U

Until October 15

Blending embroidery with digital technology, this interactive exhibition explores how flirting and courtship have changed over time. Some of the work in the exhibition will react when you come close to them, and others have phone numbers that you can text to. The ­artwork highlights how romantic communication is coded, transmitted, interpreted and misinterpreted via technology.

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Brendan Fernandes, Free Fall: For Camera, 2019. Single channel video projection, stereo sound, 13:24 minutes. Courtesy of the Artist. Installation view of Dance Party, Art Gallery of Alberta, 2023.

Dance Party

Until September 15

Embracing the blending of art, dance and choreography, Dance Party explores movement as a method of claiming space and affirming a sense of belonging through one’s own body.

Artists featured include Phil Collins, Brendan Fernandes, Jeffrey Gibson, Cindy Mochizuki, Adrian Piper, Jeremy Shaw, Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca.

Classes, Films and More

In-Gallery Workshop | Medicine Bag

July 15, 1pm

Made from leather and decorated with beads, medicine pouches are personal and prized possessions that hold sacred medicines and symbols of well-being and identity. The contents are often known only to the wearer. In this workshop, explore the significance and beauty of the medicine pouch and make one of your own.

This workshop is taught by MJ Belcourt Moses.

Stroller Tours

July 26, 11am

New parents! Join us on a monthly tour of the AGA’s current exhibitions. This tour series includes adult conversation, opportunities to socialize with other parents, baby play and added flexibility to ensure if you need to step away to attend to your little one, you won’t miss a thing!

These tours are offered on the last Wednesday of the month at 11am and are free with General Admission.

Urban Farm | Cultivating Creativity

July 29, 12-2pm

Inspired by Christi Belcourt’s artwork in our current Children’s Gallery Wapâkwanîwin, design your own special restful and reflective garden using only dots.

Join our Art Educators at the Urban Farm on Saturdays this summer! Each week, we’ll take inspiration from animals found on the farm or garden and make artwork to take home!

In-Gallery Workshop | Porcupine Quill Pendant

August 12, 1pm

August is Ohpahowipîsim, the flying up moon. In this workshop,  participants will create a porcupine quill pendant using their unique constellation zodiac sign.  

This workshop is taught by Alaynee Goodwill-Littlechild.

Quillwork is the oldest form of art for the Sioux tribes and exclusive to North America. The porcupine quills are collected, cleaned and dyed using natural or commercial dye. The quill is then wrapped, woven or embroidered on the hide. 

Image: Jaileen Kaur

Art Hive

Every Thursday, 12-2pm

Join our educators and students from St. Stephen’s College Art Therapy program in the art studio Art Hive. 

Art Hive is a community art making initiative that welcomes everyone to get creative while feeling safe and included. It is free and is presented with St. Stephen’s College at the University of Alberta.

Adult Open Studio

Every Thursday, 7pm

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

Art Sales and Rental

Summer’s here and it’s the perfect time to refresh your home or office this summer with one of our pieces from 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.


shopAGA is the place for you! As a destination that celebrates Canadian and local makers, designers and innovators, shopAGA provides authentic, culturally significant and locally-made products to amplify your art experience.

Admission is never required to visit shopAGA. Show your AGA membership and save 10%!

In the Community

Coffee with the Chamber: Arts Edition

Presented by Citadel Theatre

July 21, 9-10:30am

Join us for Coffee with the Chamber: Arts Edition, presented by the Citadel Theatre.

The AGA is excited to share the stage with downtown Arts District partners, including The Citadel Theatre, The Winspear Centre/Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Edmonton Arts Council, to explore arts and business. This lively and casual event includes a tour of The Citadel, door prizes, special offers and art demonstrations. Coffee and desserts are provided by Chamber members PACT Coffee and Italian Centre Shop.

Don’t miss this Edmonton Chamber’s networking event to meet with local business influencers and explore new partnership opportunities. 

Discover more AGA art activities here 🎨

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.