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Become an AGA Member

Membership matters! Join the Art Gallery of Alberta Society

Why become a member?

Membership supports the AGA and allows us to support the arts in Alberta and help us provide a wide range of exhibitions, education and public programs to everyone.

Did you know?
The Art Gallery of Alberta is a standalone, charitable organization. The support of our members is vital.

More than half our members join to support the AGA or the arts in general.

Join today, benefit all year!

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Benefits of AGA membership

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Reciprocal admission across Canada

All types of AGA memberships grant reciprocal admission to the following Canadian museums and galleries:

Ultra and philanthropic member levels also receive reciprocal admission to the Art Gallery of Ontario, and 1013 NARM institutions across North America.

Unlimited admission

Membership has its privileges. AGA members are always welcome—no need to come on special days or evenings. Plan your visits according to your own schedule. 

I like to bring my three-year old daughter to the AGA but don't want to test her patience. My membership lets me come for short visits with her, and then come back on my own to have a more in-depth experience.

Creme caramel at Zinc Restaurant

Discounts across the gallery

Members save on

And, when it's Members' Week, AGA members save even more!

Crowd listening to speaker in Manning Hall

Exclusive opening receptions

Get first peek at new exhibitions and socialize with the artists and curators at our AGA member opening receptions. And every cardholder can bring a guest, too!

This is the best part and the AGA does this so well. It's nice to go to the galleries and look around, but the talks, tours and openings add much in terms of appreciating the work presented—and it's a treat to rub elbows with other art lovers. 

Explore all the benefits of AGA membership in our benefits comparison table.

Choose the level of membership that fits your lifestyle

Standard membership

Standard membership

Options for singles, couples, families, students and seniors

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Ultra membership

Ultra membership

Level up with extra benefits. Ultra members receive extra discounts, free tickets to lectures and bring-a-friend privileges year round.

Explore ultra memberships »

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Philanthropic memberships

Enrich your connection to the AGA with these memberships that include a tax-deductible, charitable donation.

Explore philanthropic memberships »

AGA Gifts

Gift memberships

Give the gift of membership

All AGA memberships can be purchased as gifts. Just choose the membership you'd like to give, and phone in or visit us to purchase.


Monday: closed
Tuesday: 11 am-5 pm
Wednesday: 11 am-5 pm
Thursday: 11 am-8 pm
Friday: 11 am-5 pm
Saturday: 11 am-5 pm
Sunday: 11 am-5 pm


Every Thursday 5-8 pm - FREE

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


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Edmonton, Alberta
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