Discovering the Musée Héritage Museum Archives

Musée Héritage Museum, 5 St. Anne Street

Oct 4–11, 2019

To celebrate Archives Week 2019, the Musée Héritage Museum is proud to open a new exhibit in our permanent gallery dedicated to the archives. “Discovering” is an exhibit that will highlight what an archives is, what kind of materials are found in archives, the work that goes into preservation and digitization, and also look at the need for climate control in the archives. There will be a TV screen to showcase different materials from our archives that we have digitized over the years, such as photographs, LPs, audio cassettes, VHS, beta, and more. As well, there will be a computer for people to search through our holdings. We will also be bringing back our popular Archives Challenges where people can test their interpretive skills bases on archival reproductions placed on the table and answering questions.

Our museum will also be participating in the ASA’s social media campaign to highlight different groups of people who visit archives and the diverse types of records available to them.

No registration required


Call for submissions: Sense of Place, Culture Days 2019 Collaborative Book Project

Exhibition Dates: September 25 to October 12, 2019

Art Gallery of St. Albert wants to know how you define your sense of place. What makes a place meaningful? Where do you feel that you belong? How do we relate to physical space? For many people, their sense of place is tied to a physical location; their home, their city, the land, their country or somewhere further afield. Place can also exist abstractly and on different scales (eg. your place in a book, in life, the universe, and imaginary places).

Call for Submissions

Exhibition: Ada

Lindsay Mcintyre

We will  be screening Ada in the exhibitions vault on the main floor of the Gallery.

Lindsay McIntyre is a Canadian film artist of Inuk/settler Scottish descent. McIntyre’s process-based works, mainly in analogue film, explore themes of portraiture, place, and personal histories.  This award-winning artist maintains strong links to Canada’s North and her Indigenous roots.

More information on Ada
Photograph Credit: Collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Amplify Youth Festival 2019

Join us at the Kinsmen Banquet Centre on October 18th and 19th for Amplify Youth Festival 2019!

We love to play with clay at Amplify and we are all fired-up (pun intended) to host a pottery workshop! The Gallery is bringing their Hanging Planters project to the Amplify Youth Festival- complete with glazing options. Sculpt a unique, hand-made aerial home for your fave plant-friend, then pick it up in a few days fresh out of the kiln at the Art Gallery of St. Albert.

  • Age Restrictions: this workshop is for youth Grade 7 to age 21

Pre-register in our Pottery: Hanging Planters program here:

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And drop by our booth for eco-weaving fun! More details here:

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St. Albert History Gallery

Check out the history gallery at the Musée Héritage Museum! Explore a variety of stories from the earliest people to modern-day events. The new gallery is split into sections, with regular rotations of our community stories.


Registration now open!

Offering art classes throughout the year, AGSA provides opportunities for children, youth, and adults to get creative in professional art studios. With many returning favourites and a few exciting new programs – don’t forget to secure your spot early.

Register online, by phone 780-460-4310, or in person at 19 Perron Street


Rental and Sales Gallery

Artwork enriches how people experience the world. Add inspiration to your home, office or business with Art Gallery of St. Albert’s Rental & Sales program! Visit the Rental and Sales Gallery section of our website or call 780-460-4310 for more information.