East Village Skybridge - visitors listening to the ambient sounds of the

Arts, Culture & Museums

Our booming arts and culture scene mixes friendly Canadian hospitality with vibrant, inclusive and welcoming cities.

Uniquely Albertan.

Uncover history and culture that spans across millions of years, from dinosaurs to Indigenous sites older than stonehenge. It’s all right here in Alberta.

Indigenous history and culture 

Experience Indigenous culture first hand through cultural sites dating back tens of thousands of years. From buffalo jumps and ancient pictographs to contemporary art galleries and interpretive centres, Alberta is rich with Indigenous history and culture. 

Discover Indigenous cultural experiences

Arts and culture

Galleries, cultural centres and performing arts

The arts and culture scene is alive and well in Alberta, and it doesn’t take long to see why. See a show, visit a gallery or roam a museum and see for yourself.

Public art, urban spaces

From architectural marvels to murals and exhibits showcasing local artists, public art is an important part of Alberta’s cities. Download an official guide, or ask a local and unlock the stories of our cities.

Public art in Calgary

Edmonton Public Art Collection

Giant head known as the Wonderland Sculpture in downtown Calgary.
Truly get to know the city through its art.
Couple walking up staircase at the Central Library.

Museums and historic sites

Dive deep into Canadian heritage with museums and historic sites

Get to know this place on a deeper level. Alberta’s museums and historic sites pack a lifetime of learning into easily digestible, fun experiences to enjoy as a part of your stay.

Did you know?

Alberta is home to some of the best dinosaur fossils in the world, including five Guiness World Record Holders.