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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.

School programs

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Our mandate

  1. Provide a point of entry to the AGA and current exhibitions that is accessible and equitable for people of all ages, experiences and capacities.
  2. Foster problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration through play, discussion, hands-on process and reflection
  3. Create innovative and interactive experiences that build connections between ourselves, our students & our communities.

Our programs

The AGA welcomes over 20,000 students and teachers each year to explore connections between art, ideas and our lived experiences through a number of engaging & unique program offerings in the galleries and in the Singhmar Centre for Art Education. For the upcoming 2021/2022 school year, we are excited to re-introduce in-person tours and continue to offer online experiences.  

Taught by highly experienced and knowledgeable staff, school programs are booked as a singular program or combined for an in-depth look at art and its potential to transform our lives. Our programs touch on all aspects of the Alberta Program of Studies while expanding students’ multi-literacy capacity though the arts.

Available in English, French and Spanish.

Types of programs

In-person Tours

Join us in-Gallery for close looking and thoughtful reflections. Each tour is 90-minutes in length.

Virtual Conversations

We are offering 30-minute virtual conversations on featured artwork from current exhibitions and/or from our permanent collection. These conversations highlight the role of art in understanding our world; develop visual literacy and critical thinking skills while building meaningful connections across the curriculum.

Virtual Studios

These 60-minute online sessions include discussions and art-making activities. We will be featuring artwork from current exhibitions and/or from our permanent collection and the leading an art-making session where students can develop visual literacy and critical thinking skills while building meaningful connections across the curriculum.

To participate online:

  1. Register through our events calendar to receive an email with the meeting link
  2. Ensure you download or can open Google Meet or Gmail to participate
  3. Add the meeting to your calendar
  4. Gather paper and a pencil for sketching and brainstorming
  5. Log on a few minutes early to ensure your tech is working
  6. Enjoy the conversation with our dynamic Educators

A special thank-you to the EPCOR Heart + Soul Fund for supporting our online initiatives.

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Hours

Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: 11am-5pm
Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

Admission

AGA members
FREE
Youth 0-17
FREE
Alberta students 18+
FREE
Out-of-province students
$10
General admission
$14
Seniors 65+
$10

Location

2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5J 2C1

780.422.6223
info@youraga.ca

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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.