When was the Edmonton Art Gallery built?
The Art Gallery of Alberta was founded in 1924 as the Edmonton Museum of Arts Association, an organization of influential Edmonton citizens who saw the Museum as a vehicle ‘to promote the knowledge and enjoyment of, and cultivation of the fine arts and to preserve historical relics. ‘
Who built the Art Gallery in Edmonton?
Art Gallery of Alberta/Architects
When did the Aga open?
EDMONTON, AB – The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA), in downtown Edmonton, will open to the public on January 31, 2010 at 9 am.
What is the Art Gallery of Alberta made of?
The patinated zinc and stainless steel design was intended to demonstrate the museum’s “commitment to contemporary art”. The exterior of the building features a 190 metres (620 ft) steel ribbon, intended to represent the North Saskatchewan River, and the aurora, geographical phenomenons and features of Edmonton.
Who designed the art gallery?
The building takes up an area of 8,000 square metres (86,000 sq ft), including 3,000 square metres (32,000 sq ft) of climate-controlled exhibition spaces. The building was designed by Randall Stouts Architects, Inc., from Los Angeles and San Francisco.
How many museums are in Alberta?
Further investigation revealed a Wikipedia page3 featuring 226 Alberta museums, as opposed to the AMA website4 which featured only 120 at the time of access. The Wikipedia page was a far more productive starting point, and I have since expanded that list to a total of 311.
What shape is the Alberta Gallery?
The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is an art museum in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The museum occupies a 8,000 square metres (86,000 sq ft) building at Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton….Art Gallery of Alberta.
|Southwest exterior of the Art Gallery of Alberta|
Who owns Vancouver gallery?
the Government of British Columbia
The building continues to be owned by the Government of British Columbia, although the museum occupies the building through a 99-year sublease signed with the City of Vancouver government in 1974; who in turn leases the building from the provincial government.