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Address: 10 East Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 3C3, Canada
Phone Number: 705-949-9067
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I enjoy visiting The Art Gallery of Algoma

Great space. The exhibits I have seen have always been tastefully displayed. Nice variety in the gift shop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2016
Susan J
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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I think this was a great experience. There were wonderful pictures to look at. I was assured upon entering that it was appropriate for young children (as she is 7) and it was. It was a great experience. Hats off to the artists - beautiful work! The staff was friendly on our arrival and I would recommend. I'd also recommend... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Great space. The exhibits I have seen have always been tastefully displayed. Nice variety in the gift shop.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

There was a show on celebrating the 40th anniversary of the gallery that showed the breadth and variety of the collection. Forty works starting with 18th century watercolours of Sault Saint Marie, group of seven artists and several paintings by Jack Bush and a variety of other Canadian artists like Bruno and Molly Boback and Emily Carr.

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Thank capable_blonde
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

When we walked into the main gallery there was a painting on one wall that looked like a donut and in the centre of the room was a grang piano with several small pine trees hung upside down over the piano. We noticed red wires attached to some of the piano strings, but there was no written explanation about this... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

It isn't big but it has beautiful art to look at and it is on the boardwalk. I enjoyed the temporary showcase but also the permanent collection.

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Thank aleidavw
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

When we visited, much of the art gallery was devoted to some very modern art that I didn't personally care for. But there were also many charming paintings. Worth a stop if you're in the area with an hour to kill and you've seen the boardwalk and museums already.

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Thank Bill W
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

It is always nice to see art through someone else's eyes. It worth the trip if you love art! Won't take up to much of your time. Enjoy

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A nice collection of artwork from local and national artists. Had hoped for more Group of Seven works but they can't get it all. A little too heavy on local artists which while quaint, there are many well known local artists missing.

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Thank denisel333
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a quite small gallery. We were pleased with the group of seven pieces as well as other local artists. There was no admission as one of the rooms was closed while a new exhibit was being set up. You can tell a lot of thought has gone into the collection on what has to be a fairly limited... More 

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Northern Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went to the Art Gallery expecting to see fine art . There is mostly local art which is very nice , but a little disappointing . Not one piece of art by an internationally known artist . Would have liked more variety in the art , fewer local scenery art pieces . Donations are accepted . The Gallery is... More 

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