Join Us in Celebrating 100 Years of Art at the AGA!

This year, the Art Gallery of Alberta proudly commemorates a century of creativity, innovation, and inspiration. We invite you to join us in a series of captivating events, thought-provoking exhibitions, and engaging community activations throughout the year.

Anniversary Events

Celebrate a century of art with a year of special events and programming at the AGA. See what’s happening!

AGA History

Discover our centennial story. Explore blogs, articles, and timelines that tell the story of 100 years at the AGA.

AGA Exhibitions

Browse our current & past exhibitions and delve into blogs that highlight our rich artistic legacy.

Birthday Wishes

Here’s your chance to share your #AGA100 memories and birthday well wishes with us! Simply post using #AGA100.

Now open: ‘AGA100: Act 2 Landscape to Land Use’ 
As part of our AGA100 exhibition series, ‘Landscape to Land Use’ shows a diverse range of interactions with the natural world, and shows how Albertans live on, with, and take from the land over time – all from works in the AGA Collection. Learn more through the link in bio. 
Illingworth Kerr, Stream, Beaver Flats, Elbow River Forest Reserve, 1973. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, purchased with funds from the Soper Endowment. 
#LandscapeToLandUse #AGA100 #YourAGA #ArtsDistrictYeg #YegDT #YegArt

Now open: ‘AGA100: Act 2 Landscape to Land Use’

As part of our AGA100 exhibition series, ‘Landscape to Land Use’ shows a diverse range of interactions with the natural world, and shows how Albertans live on, with, and take from the land over time – all from works in the AGA Collection. Learn more through the link in bio.

Illingworth Kerr, Stream, Beaver Flats, Elbow River Forest Reserve, 1973. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, purchased with funds from the Soper Endowment.

#LandscapeToLandUse #AGA100 #YourAGA #ArtsDistrictYeg #YegDT #YegArt
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Now open: ‘AGA100: Act 2 Landscape to Land Use’ 
As part of our AGA100 exhibition series, ‘Landscape to Land Use’ shows a diverse range of interactions with the natural world, and shows how Albertans live on, with, and take from the land over time – all from works in the AGA Collection. Learn more through the link in bio. 
Marigold Santos, Like a Light That’s Drifting, In Reverse I’m Moving, 2018. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, purchased with funds from the Cheryl M. Sutton Endowment Fund. 
#LandscapeToLandUse #AGA100 #YourAGA #ArtsDistrictYeg #YegDT #YegArt @marigoldasantos

Now open: ‘AGA100: Act 2 Landscape to Land Use’

As part of our AGA100 exhibition series, ‘Landscape to Land Use’ shows a diverse range of interactions with the natural world, and shows how Albertans live on, with, and take from the land over time – all from works in the AGA Collection. Learn more through the link in bio.

Marigold Santos, Like a Light That’s Drifting, In Reverse I’m Moving, 2018. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, purchased with funds from the Cheryl M. Sutton Endowment Fund.

#LandscapeToLandUse #AGA100 #YourAGA #ArtsDistrictYeg #YegDT #YegArt @marigoldasantos
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Call for Submissions: AGA Centennial Market 
Calling Alberta artists – apply to be a vendor at our Centennial Market on Aug. 18! Showcase your work in busy downtown Edmonton (adjacent to Churchill Square) and sell your handmade art, and amazing one-of-a-kind products. 
 Deadline to apply is Jul. 5! Apply today through the link in bio. 
 #AGACentennialMarket #CallForSubmissions #AGA100 #YourAGA #ArtsDistrictYeg #YegDT #YegArt

Call for Submissions: AGA Centennial Market

Calling Alberta artists – apply to be a vendor at our Centennial Market on Aug. 18! Showcase your work in busy downtown Edmonton (adjacent to Churchill Square) and sell your handmade art, and amazing one-of-a-kind products.

Deadline to apply is Jul. 5! Apply today through the link in bio.

#AGACentennialMarket #CallForSubmissions #AGA100 #YourAGA #ArtsDistrictYeg #YegDT #YegArt
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Now open: ‘August Klintberg: Love Empire’ 
Consisting of a barebones stage, basic PA system and a secret compartment, ‘Love Empire’ creates a space for public and private proclamations of love, admiration, passion and emotion. See our schedule of performances with ‘Love Empire’ through the link in bio. 
Presented in partnership with @natgallerycan . 
August Klintberg (née Mark Clintberg), Love Empire, 2005 / 2024. Plywood stage, sleeping bag, two pillows, coloured bond paper, PA system and microphone. On loan from the National Gallery of Canada, purchased 2007. Installation view, Art 05: Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, 2005, Art Gallery of Alberta (formerly Edmonton Art Gallery). Photo: Art Gallery of Alberta. 
#AugustKlintberg #LoveEmpire #AGA100 #YourAGA #ArtsDistrict #YegDT #YegArt @august.klintberg

Now open: ‘August Klintberg: Love Empire’

Consisting of a barebones stage, basic PA system and a secret compartment, ‘Love Empire’ creates a space for public and private proclamations of love, admiration, passion and emotion. See our schedule of performances with ‘Love Empire’ through the link in bio.

Presented in partnership with @natgallerycan .

August Klintberg (née Mark Clintberg), Love Empire, 2005 / 2024. Plywood stage, sleeping bag, two pillows, coloured bond paper, PA system and microphone. On loan from the National Gallery of Canada, purchased 2007. Installation view, Art 05: Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, 2005, Art Gallery of Alberta (formerly Edmonton Art Gallery). Photo: Art Gallery of Alberta.

#AugustKlintberg #LoveEmpire #AGA100 #YourAGA #ArtsDistrict #YegDT #YegArt @august.klintberg
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From cityscapes, landscapes and rural life to farming, extractive industries and mining, ‘AGA100: Act 2 Landscape to Land Use shows multiple views of Alberta. Learn more through the link in bio. 
Installation view of AGA100: Act 2 Landscape to Land Use, Art Gallery of Alberta, 2024. 
#LandscapesToLandUse #AGA100 #YourAGA #ArtsDistrictYeg #YegDT #YegArt

From cityscapes, landscapes and rural life to farming, extractive industries and mining, ‘AGA100: Act 2 Landscape to Land Use shows multiple views of Alberta. Learn more through the link in bio.

Installation view of AGA100: Act 2 Landscape to Land Use, Art Gallery of Alberta, 2024.

#LandscapesToLandUse #AGA100 #YourAGA #ArtsDistrictYeg #YegDT #YegArt
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🌈 A huge thank you to our incredible vendors, patrons, performers, and volunteers for making the 3rd Annual Pride Mini Market a smashing success! Your love, diversity, and creativity brought our community together in the most beautiful way. Special thanks to the @canadianwesternbank for making this celebration possible. From unique, handmade items by talented local artisans to the vibrant performances, every moment was filled with pride and joy. ❤️ #AGA100

🌈 A huge thank you to our incredible vendors, patrons, performers, and volunteers for making the 3rd Annual Pride Mini Market a smashing success! Your love, diversity, and creativity brought our community together in the most beautiful way. Special thanks to the @canadianwesternbank for making this celebration possible. From unique, handmade items by talented local artisans to the vibrant performances, every moment was filled with pride and joy. ❤️ #AGA100 ...

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A Tale of Two Greats. We couldn’t resist bringing out Andy Warhol’s Wayne Gretzky #99 from our collection to celebrate our 100th anniversary and help cheer on the @edmontonoilers! #AGA100 #oilers #ExploreEdmonton
Andy Warhol Wayne Gretzky 99, 1984. Serigraph on paper, 101.5 x 81.5 cm. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, gift of Dr. Robert Tate, 1986.

A Tale of Two Greats. We couldn’t resist bringing out Andy Warhol’s Wayne Gretzky #99 from our collection to celebrate our 100th anniversary and help cheer on the @edmontonoilers! #AGA100 #oilers #ExploreEdmonton

Andy Warhol Wayne Gretzky 99, 1984. Serigraph on paper, 101.5 x 81.5 cm. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, gift of Dr. Robert Tate, 1986.
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‘AGA100: Act 1 Earth to Eternity’ spans the spectrum of representation of the natural world, from the earthbound and everyday to the sublime, in celebration of the AGA’s 100th Anniversary. Learn more through the link in bio. 
Carroll Taylor-Lindoe, Digital Landscape, 1995. Fujicolour prints. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, purchased with funds from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, an Alberta Lottery funds beneficiary. Installation view, AGA100: Act 1Earth to Eternity, 2024, Art Gallery of Alberta. 
#EarthToEternity #YourAGA #ArtsDistrict #YegDT #YegArt #AGA100

‘AGA100: Act 1 Earth to Eternity’ spans the spectrum of representation of the natural world, from the earthbound and everyday to the sublime, in celebration of the AGA’s 100th Anniversary. Learn more through the link in bio.

Carroll Taylor-Lindoe, Digital Landscape, 1995. Fujicolour prints. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, purchased with funds from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, an Alberta Lottery funds beneficiary. Installation view, AGA100: Act 1Earth to Eternity, 2024, Art Gallery of Alberta.

#EarthToEternity #YourAGA #ArtsDistrict #YegDT #YegArt #AGA100
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From cityscapes, landscapes and rural life to farming, extractive industries and mining, ‘AGA100: Act 2 Landscape to Land Use shows multiple views of Alberta. Learn more through the link in bio. 
Heather Shillinglaw, De Towe teli Towe, 2023. Recycled fabrics, hand sewn embroidery, stabilizers, thread painting, elk hides, acrylic paints, yarns. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, purchased with funds from the Cheryl M. Sutton Endowment. Installation view, AGA100: Act 2 Landscape to Land Use, 2024, Art Gallery of Alberta. 
#LandscapesToLandUse #AGA100 #YourAGA #ArtsDistrictYeg #YegDT #YegArt @shillinglawheather

From cityscapes, landscapes and rural life to farming, extractive industries and mining, ‘AGA100: Act 2 Landscape to Land Use shows multiple views of Alberta. Learn more through the link in bio.

Heather Shillinglaw, De Towe teli Towe, 2023. Recycled fabrics, hand sewn embroidery, stabilizers, thread painting, elk hides, acrylic paints, yarns. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, purchased with funds from the Cheryl M. Sutton Endowment. Installation view, AGA100: Act 2 Landscape to Land Use, 2024, Art Gallery of Alberta.

#LandscapesToLandUse #AGA100 #YourAGA #ArtsDistrictYeg #YegDT #YegArt @shillinglawheather
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