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“amazing architecture”

Art Gallery of Alberta
Ranked #29 of 199 things to do in Edmonton
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Owner description: The Art Gallery of Alberta is a centre of excellence for the visual arts in Western Canada, connecting people, art and ideas. The AGA is focused on the development and presentation of original exhibitions of contemporary and historical art from Alberta, Canada and around the world. The AGA also offers a full-range of art education and public programs.
Reviewed December 31, 2011

Just the building alone is amazing to look through! but the different always changing galleries are displayed perfectly.

1  Thank Damon H
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Reviewed December 30, 2011

Excellent exhibitions, plenty of information on art work, easy to navigate.

1  Thank Kaeru30
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Reviewed December 28, 2011

It is a modern wonder! This building has taken advantage of some really great space and light. The feature galleries are well set up and spacious. It never feels like you're tripping over other people who are also looking at the displays.

1  Thank Michelle P
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Reviewed December 10, 2011

If you like art galleries you will love visiting this one. The building internally and externally are worth the visit. BTW the last Thursday of every month is free admission after 6pm. Also Zinc restaurant is attached and is a fantastic fancy dining experiance.

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Reviewed November 28, 2011

The renos were much hyped but left me a bit cold, especially in cold weather. All the glass and steel was chilly. An odd odor in many of the rooms.
However, the art work was fantastic as always, including some installation pieces from Canada's north.
Staff friendly and eager to help/answer questions.

1  Thank H20mompc
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