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Cornelius Krieghoff, Quebec Winter, date unknown. Oil on canvas. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, gift of The Ernest E. Poole Foundation, 1975 .

The AGA is open from Wednesday to Sunday.
Check out our holiday hours and see upcoming events and programs on the AGA calendar. Engage with us digitally anytime at to learn more about our current exhibitions. Follow us on social media @youraga.

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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!

Happy Holidays!

A.Y. Jackson, Old Sheds, Quebec, 1931. Oil on panel, Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, gift of the Artist, 1940.

As 2022 is coming to a close, we wish to take the opportunity and express our gratitude for your support. Many thanks to you: our sponsors, donors, funders, supporters, Members, subscribers, guests, volunteers and staff. While 2022 is another challenging year for the arts and culture sector, your support to the AGA has fueled our passion to continue curating diverse, inspirational and engaging exhibitions, education, events and programming for your enjoyment.

We hope that the holiday season will sparkle you and yours with many moments of joy, laughter and love. We look forward to celebrating the visual arts with you in 2023.

Last-minute Gift Ideas


shopAGA is the perfect place for that unique gift this holiday season. From fine crafts, authentic original art to artisanal mocktails and hot sauce, we have everything for even the most discerning person in your life. Every purchase from shopAGA directly benefits our artists, makers and creators and supports AGA programs and educational offerings.

Adult Open Studio

December 22, 7 pm

Wish to share your love of creativity with someone special? Join our Adult Open Studio workshop and create a series of themed cards, gift wrap or small masterpieces to give away or keep to yourself! All materials are included in the price.

AGA Membership

AGA Members enjoy free admission to exhibitions, art education classes, programs and events, as well as a 10% discount to shopAGA and Art Sales and Rental. This will be a perfect gift for someone who loves connecting with art.

Private Tour

A private tour is a one-of-kind, intimate experience that allows your loved ones or guests to explore the Gallery uninterrupted. Whether you are looking to get an insider’s perspective on our exhibitions or to create a memorable experience, private tours are your perfect choice.

A Break from the Festivity

Whether you need a break or some private time away from all the festive shopping and hosting, we have got you covered:

Current Exhibitions

Kim Adams , Dodes 'Ka - den (Moonshine Runner) , 1993, Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, gift of Barbara Fischer . Installation view of Road Trip, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, 2022. Photography by Charles Cousins, courtesy of the Art Gallery of Alberta.

Wind down and be delighted by our exhibitions. The AGA is open over the holidays except on December 25-27 and January 1-3. Learn about our hours here. Don't forget our free admission from 4 to 7 pm on December 29!

Stroller Tour

December 28, 11am

New parents or new grandparents are welcome. Tour our exhibitions, enjoy baby play, this tour series gives you some fun time with your baby or grandbaby. We added flexibility to the tour, so you won’t miss a thing if you need to step away to attend to your little one. This tour is free with admission.

Tours for Tots

January 4, 10am

Tours for Tots are art exploration and playful activities for children ages 3-5 and their parents. Inspired by Pass the Hat, the upcoming tour features artist Dean Drever as he illuminates his role as a father passing down stories, history and cultural knowledge to his daughter. Learn more about this 16-feet artwork and write your own stories before turning paper into art! This tour is free with admission.

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.