Art gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Art Gallery of Alberta

Top choice in Edmonton

With the opening of this maverick art gallery in 2010, Edmonton at last gained a modern signature building to counter the ubiquitous boxy skyscrapers with its giant glass-and-metal space helmet. Its collection comprises 6000 pieces of historical and contemporary art, many of which have a strong Canadian bias, that rotate through eight galleries. Numerous worthwhile temporary shows also pass through, and you'll find a shop, cafe and restaurant on-site.

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