Art Gallery of Alberta

Local nameArt Gallery of Alberta
LocationEdmonton, Canada

The Art Gallery of Alberta, is a public art gallery located in downtown Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.The Art Gallery of Alberta has a collection of well over 6,000 works of art includes historical and contemporary paintings, sculptures, installation works and photographs by Canadian and international artists. In addition to its permanent collection, the AGA hosts visiting exhibitions and offers public education programs.The gallery was established in 1924 as the Edmonton Museum of Arts. The art museum was later renamed the Edmonton Art Gallery, in 1956. In 1968, the art gallery moved to its present location, a Brutalist building by Don Bittorf. The museum adopted its the name Art Gallery of Alberta in 2005.

From 2007 to 2010, the art gallery underwent a C$88 million renovation. The renovated art gallery officially reopened to the public on January 31, 2010.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_Gallery_of_Alberta

Official Website https://www.youraga.ca/

Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/yourAGA

Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/artgalleryofalberta?ref=ts

Email info@youraga.ca

Phone +178 0422 6223

Address Sir Winston Churchill Square NW 2, T5J 2C1 Edmonton

Coordinates 53°32'41.769" N -113°29'18.897" E

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