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(Detail) John Young Zeruge, Laming Flat, 2018. Prints, 201 x 120 x 12.7 cm. Collection of the artist. Installation view of Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, 2022. Photography by Charles Cousins, courtesy of the Art Gallery of Alberta.

(Detail) John Young Zeruge, Laming Flat, 2018. Prints, 201 x 120 x 12.7 cm. Collection of the artist. Installation view of Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, 2022. Photography by Charles Cousins, courtesy of the Art Gallery of Alberta.

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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!

Featured at your AGA!

Refinery is Back!

Save the date: Refinery is back July 22. Don't miss your chance to get early bird tickets! Enjoy an evening with artists, interactive digital art, live DJ’s on the dancefloor, and specialty cocktails. Learn more and register below. Refinery is an 18 plus event. This event is brought to you by our presenting sponsor Langham Developments Ltd.

Upcoming events, tours & programs

Opening Reception | Curtis Talwst Santiago and Manuel Mathieu

May 27
Members' Preview | 6pm
Open to public | 7:30pm

Don't miss our Opening Reception for our newest exhibitions Curtis Talwst Santiago: Pay de Devil - Brang! Brang! - Pay de Devil and Manuel Mathieu: World Discovered Under Other Skies. Members' Preview starts 6pm and the public will have access to the opening at 7:30 for free.

Manuel Mathieu: World Discovered Under Other Skies is organized and circulated by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Alberta, and is curated by Amin Alsaden. 

How to Photograph Artwork with Blaine Campbell

May 31, 6pm

Don't miss this session featuring prominent visual artist and photographer Blaine Campbell as he discusses various points about documenting artwork, including location and lighting considerations, equipment needs, image preparation and more. This session is presented by the AGA with CARFAC Alberta.

Art and Wine with the AGA and Color de Vino

June 1, 6pm

Join us on the first Wednesday of the month for a conversation about art and wine with AGA Executive Director, Catherine Crowston, and Juanita Roos and Kelsey Roos from Color de Vino. 

ESO at AGA: Fantasy and Transfiguration

June 10, 7pm

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra is back at your AGA! Don't miss this performance of the 20th Century Chamber Music Masterworks. Learn more and register below.

Pride Programming

Don't miss our special Pride screening on June 9! Watch either film for $10 or both for $15. Note: there is no food or drink allowed in the theatre.

But I'm a Cheerleader

June 9, 6pm

This American satirical romantic teen comedy stars Natasha Lyonne as Megan Bloomfield, a high school cheerleader whose parents send her to a residential in-patient conversion therapy camp to cure her lesbianism. (85 minutes)


June 9, 8pm

Described as a “game changer and a flat-out masterpiece,” Moonlight is the timeless story of human connection and self-discovery. It chronicles three defining chapters in the life of a young black man growing up in Miami. (111 minutes) 

Pride Day at the AGA!

June 18, 11am-5pm

Join us on Saturday, June 18 for a fun day of fun celebrating Pride and the LGBTQ2SIA community. Enjoy art activities for all, giant colouring for the kids, music, drag performances and two film screenings -- all for the price of general admission!

National Indigenous History Month

As National Indigenous Peoples' Day falls on a Tuesday this year, we're pleased to open for this special day. On June 21, enjoy free admission and a day full of activities, thanks to our Sustaining Partner Capital Power.


June 21, 1pm

Based on true events, Beans chronicles the 78-day standoff between two Mohawk communities and government forces in 1990 in Quebec through the eyes of a 12-year-old Mohawk girl named Tekehentahkhwa (nicknamed "Beans”).

Miskamowin - kayâseskamik "The Ancient World"

June 23, 6-7pm

Miskamowin is a historical documentary project chronicling the history of Amiskwaciwâskahikan (Beaver Hills House) and the First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities who have occupied Treaty 6 Territory since time immemorial.This screening will present the first episode of the project - "kayâseskamik "The Ancient World".

AGA Education & Learning

ArtBreak Camps

Energize your kids' summer with our ArtBreak camps! Through imaginative exercises and projects related to specific themes, kids take the lead in the creative process and discover the world around them. Registration is still open for all our camps, including:

July 18-22 | Green Warriors
July 21-25 | Creative Hearts
August 8-12 | Animal Architects
August 22-26 | Shutterbug Club

Tours for Tots

Looking for a creative outlet for your young one? Tours for Tots at your AGA provide weekly art explorations for families with children ages 3-5. Every Wednesday, Tours for Tots features a peek at current exhibitions, art-making, storytelling and more!

National Intergenerational Day

June 1, 10-11am

In Water-wise, River Breath: Reframing design’s role with water, elders and youth come together to consider what water means to them. Together with your parent, grandparent or caregiver, create an artwork that celebrates your unique points of view. 

Art Friends Forever!

June 8, 10-11am

June 8 is National Best Friends’ Day and we are celebrating our very best besties! Bring along a pal and make a collaborative artwork to take home and share! 

All Day Sunday | Drawing Lab

June 12, 12-4pm

“Drawing is my laboratory." - Manuel Mathieu on his drawing practice.

Join us for sketching activities and experimental drawing techniques in this makerspace drawing lab. Draw a large-scale drawing using your body, discover & record a variety of mark-making strategies by testing out DIY drawing tools and finally, create an art journal to take home. 

Discover more AGA art activities here 🎨

Around the neighbourhood

Ballet Edmonton | BE Active for Art Connects

June 9-19

Ballet Edmonton presents a new fundraising initiative - BE Active for Art Connects!  This fun, family-friendly, city-wide event encourages individuals, teams and families to bike, walk or run and discover some of the AMAZING public art that lives in our parks and other public spaces all across Edmonton. Proceeds raised are in support of Ballet Edmonton Art Connects outreach programs providing free dance and adapted movement activities to those who can not access them.   

The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous peoples including the Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/Saulteaux/Anishinaabe. We also acknowledge all of the Indigenous, Inuit and Métis peoples who make Alberta their home today.