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Staff listing

Working to inspire imaginations, engage generations and transform lives through art

Your AGA is a centre of excellence for the visual arts in Western Canada thanks to this talented and dedicated team. Meet our staff whose hard work creates a welcoming and engaging environment where people are motivated to transform their understanding of the world by connecting with the visual arts.

Staff Listing (Full-time and Adjunct Curators)

Catherine Crowston, Executive Director and Chief Curator

Exhibitions and Collections

Mackenzy Albright, Preparator
Lauren Ball, Curatorial Coordinator
Leonore-Namkha Beschi, Curator of Interpretation and Engagement
Amery Calvelli, Adjunct Curator, Poole Centre of Design
Charles Cousins, Creative Director
Shane Golby, Manager/Curator, TREX Program
Franchesca Hebert-Spence, Adjunct Curator of Indigenous Art
Elisabeth Hill, Programming and Engagement Coordinator
Sara McKarney, Exhibitions Manager
Dani Rice, Head Preparator
Lindsey Sharman, Curator
Danielle Siemens, Collections Manager/Curatorial Associate
Clint Wilson, Senior Preparator

Education and Learning

Dara Armsden, Head, Education and Learning

Finance and Administration

Pat St. Arnaud, Head, Finance and Administration
Mike Slywka, Head, Facility Operations
Gracie Cai, Accounting Manager
Brian Dimmick, Accounting Administrator

Enterprise and Engagement

Janette Hubka, Head, Enterprise and Engagement
Alison Besecker, Membership and Volunteer Coordinator

Marketing, Communications and Development

Melanie Houley, Head, Marketing, Communications and Development
Jordan LaRiviere, Social and Digital Media Coordinator
Kerrie Sanderson, Marketing and Publicity Coordinator


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


'Pay what you May' admission for all essential service workers and our friends in the arts and culture sector.

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


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