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The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional 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.

Black History Month at the AGA 2023

Learn more about our Black History Month programs below. More programs will be added, so stay tuned!

5A1L

5 Artists 1 Love is a stunning, annual Black History Month celebration of the artistic vibrancy and range of Edmonton’s African-Canadian communities. Learn more about this exhibition.

navigating the artworld

The Art Gallery of Alberta and CARFAC Alberta are excited to have Dr. Syrus Marcus Ware and Elsa Robinson speak on the topic of how to navigate the artworld from their perspective and experiences. This professional development program is open to artists and cultural workers who are looking for advice and resources in building their career in the arts in Canada. Register here.

film screening

Join YEGTheComeUp! And the AGA for a special Black History month edition of our Monthly Film Program on Thursday February 9th at the Art Gallery of Alberta. Guest programmed by Faith Abimbola from the YEGTheComeUP! Watch either film for $10 or both for $15. Register today.

open mic night

Doors open at 6pm, event begins at 6:30pm.  

This event will consist of a showcase of featured performances, followed by an open stage for those who would like to share their poetry, stories, music, reflections and art of all mediums. Learn more (registration not required).

community tour feb. 23

This month we are excited to welcome back 5 Artist 1 Love’s Darren Jordan to lead a tour of their annual Black History Month exhibition. Learn more (registration not required).

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 in Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional 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.