Art Gallery of Alberta


Travelling Exhibition Program (TREX)

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The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) has supported a provincial travelling exhibition program since 1981.The mandate of the AFA Travelling Exhibition Program is to provide every Albertan with the opportunity to enjoy visual art exhibitions in their community.

Three regional galleries and one arts organization coordinate the program for the AFA:

New TREX Exhibitions for 2013/2014 from the AGA

  • Out of Bounds The Art of Lynn Malin (This exhibition presents a survey of the artistic career of Lynn Malin, one of Edmonton’s most exuberant and prolific artists)
  • Black Gold (This exhibition, featuring the work of six contemporary artists from Alberta, examines the history of the oil industry in Alberta and its perceived impacts on the environmental, economic and social development of the province)
  • Storytellers (With art works drawn from the collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, this exhibition examines the act of story telling and the narrative function of art)

The AGA TREX exhibition Path Makers, sponsored by Syncrude Canada Ltd., begins travelling Region 2 in January of 2014. This exhibition, curated by Tanya Harnett, celebrates the lives and works of acclaimed First Nations artists Dale Auger, Joane Cardinal-Schubert and Kimowan Metchewais.

TREX Booking Catalogue

Please click here for the 2013-2014 booking catalogue (PDF 972 KB).
For more information or for booking, contact Shane Golby, Travelling Exhibitions Manager/Curator at 780.428.3830, ext. 2

TREX Exhibition Schedule

March-May 2014 (PDF 138 KB).

Schedules are updated every three months.

Current TREX interpretive guides

A Room With a View – Education Kit (PDF 4.2 MB)
Black Gold – Education Kit (PDF 6.8 MB)
Down on the Farm – Education Kit (PDF 4.8 MB)
La Vie Fantastique – Education Kit (PDF 18 MB)
Lynn Malin – Education Kit (PDF 6.4 MB)
Pathmakers – Education Kit (PDF 6.8 MB)
Our Wilderness is Wisdom… – Education Kit (PDF 2.2 MB)
Storytellers – Education Kit (PDF 6.2 MB)
Urban Animals – Education Kit (PDF 23.8 MB)

Current TREX Exhibition Brochures

A Room with a View (PDF)
Black Gold (PDF 1.3 MB)
Down on the Farm  (PDF)
La Vie Fantastique (PDF)
“Our wilderness is wisdom…” (PDF)
Pathmakers (PDF)
Out of Bounds (PDF 1.3 MB)
Storytellers (PDF)
Urban Animals (PDF)


View the AFA’s TREX Map, showing exhibition locations throughout Alberta.