Edmonton’s art scene is not only present throughout the city – it’s thriving. And the many art galleries make these works available to everyone, whether they can talk about the masters for hours or are just stepping into the scene for the first time.
West End Gallery
This family owned and operated gallery showcases Canadian artwork in a variety of styles. You can even find and purchase pieces from Edmonton artists, portraying views of the city.
10337 124 Street, Edmonton
Bugera Matheson Gallery
Bugera Matheson Gallery focuses on bold artwork that will stay with you long after you see it. From fresh abstracts to eccentric sculptures, they want to help you find the piece that speaks to you.
10345 124 Street, Edmonton
This artist-run centre not only showcases contemporary visual arts with exhibitions and events throughout the year, they offer studio space and workshops for budding artists to learn and create.
10215 112 Street, Edmonton
Peter Robertson Gallery
Representing the diverse works of Canadian artists, Peter Robertson Gallery’s contemporary setting puts the art on display. They seek to inform collectors and viewers about the art and the creator behind it just as much as they seek to inspire.
12323 104 Avenue, Edmonton
Located in the UofA Hospital, the public gallery seeks to be a haven for patients, staff, and any visitor that comes across it. They focus on humorous, thought-provoking, and uplifting pieces in all media.
University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton
Mitchell Art Gallery
This public art gallery aims to provide a space to learn about and discuss contemporary art in a variety of mediums. Being in MacEwan University, it lends itself to emerging student artists, giving them an opportunity to share their work.
Room 11-121, Allard Hall, 11110 104 Avenue, Edmonton
Dandi-Lines Art Gallery
Dandi-Lines celebrates the artist in everyone – even children. Displaying work by Edmonton artist, including students of in-house artist Theodora Harasymiw, they focus on unique expressions of artistic talent.
9504 87 Street, Edmonton
Bearclaw stands apart from others by featuring Canadian First Nations artists. With paintings, wood carvings, clay works, jewellery, sculptures, and more, they convey the history and traditions of these cultures for new audiences.
10403 124 Street, Edmonton
Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts
The Nina’s collection comes from a group of artists that sets them apart: all work is done by artists with developmental disabilities. From paintings to performance art, these exhibitions will be ones you will never forget.
9225 118 Avenue, Edmonton
Art Gallery of Alberta
No list of Edmonton galleries would be complete without the renowned AGA. With over 6,000 pieces in the permanent collection, as well as rotating exhibitions, they showcase the masters and emerging artists alike.
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton
By: Sarah Chestnutt
Sarah Chestnutt is a freelance writer and editor, working in the field for over 10 years. She calls Edmonton, home and loves to share it’s stories.