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The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory and Region 4 of the Metis Nation of Alberta. We respect this as the traditional and contemporary  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.

Call for Submissions: AGA100 Free for All Anniversary Wall

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 We are bringing back a classic! We're thrilled to announce a remix of the beloved exhibition Free for All that made waves back in 2007. Over 1,300 artists answered our first public call, contributing a staggering total of 2,863 pieces of artwork to the walls, floor and ceiling of the old AGA building just before renovations began.

As we re-launch a new version of this iconic exhibition, we're inviting artists of all skillsets to once again join us in celebrating a century of creativity by participating in our AGA100: Free for All Anniversary Wall! It's a testament to the enduring spirit of artistic passion that continues to thrive within our city, and we welcome all members of our community to participate! 

As we mark 100 years of fostering artistic expression, we want everyone to be able to participate so we are embracing the digital age and inviting you to become a part of our ongoing legacy!

About the Campaign: The AGA100: Free for All Anniversary Wall is a unique opportunity for artists of all ages and skill levels to showcase their talent on a grand scale. We're transforming our main lobby into a vibrant mural, featuring digital images of artwork submitted by our community. Whether you're a seasoned painter, a budding photographer or simply passionate about visual expression, we want to see your creations!

How to Participate: Participating in the AGA100: Free for All Anniversary Wall is easy:

  1. Create: Unleash your creativity and create a piece of art that reflects your unique perspective. There are no limitations on medium or subject matter – let your imagination soar!
  2. Submit: Once your masterpiece is complete, submit an image of it to us through our online portal. Don't forget to include a brief description of your artwork and your inspiration. Submissions must be 300dpi jpeg, minimum size 8 1/2" x 11. 

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   3. Celebrate: Submissions will be featured digitally on our main hall wall, where they'll be admired by visitors from near and far. Join us in celebrating your artistic contribution to the legacy of the Art Gallery of Alberta!

Important Dates:

  • Campaign Launch: May 15
  • Submission Deadline:  June 16
  • Gallery Wall Unveiling: August 18

Spread the Word: Help us make AGA100: Free for All Anniversary Wall a resounding success by spreading the word to your fellow Albertans. Encourage friends, family and colleagues to unleash their creativity and be a part of this historic celebration.

Join Us: Together, let's commemorate 100 years of artistic excellence and community spirit at the Art Gallery of Alberta. Submit your artwork today and be a part of AGA100: Free for All Anniversary Wall!

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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

* Restrictions apply. Please see our Hours and Admissions page.

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 in Treaty 6 Territory and Region 4 of the Metis Nation of Alberta. We respect this as the traditional and contemporary  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.