Borealis Gallery

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Thought-provoking heritage exhibitions and world-class works by renowned Canadian artists await your discovery in our state-of-the-art exhibition space. Join us in the Borealis Gallery, where temporary exhibitions will be featured throughout the year, celebrating our dynamic Canadian identity, our rich history and our cultural diversity.

Current Exhibit

February 7 to April 23, 2019


Home Economics is a traveling exhibition from the Textile Museum of Canada. It comprises of historical and contemporary hooked rugs curated from public and private collection, which explore the unique history of the North American folk art tradition. The exhibition represents generations of artisanal entrepreneurship, women’s domestic and collective work, as well as rural development in Canada.

Open For You to Discover

Past Exhibitions


IN FLEW ENZA: The Spanish Flu Comes to Alberta

October 17, 2018 to January 13, 2019


Snapshots of Canada

July 19 to September 24, 2018


FUR: The Fabric of our Nation

April 25 to July 3, 2018

Call for Justice

A Call for Justice: Fighting for Japanese Canadian Redress (1977-1988)

January 15 to April 2, 2018

 Legion Halls

Legion Halls

October 13, 2017 to January 2, 2018


The Dream we form by Being Together

June 29 to October 1

Alberta & The Great War

Alberta & The Great War

February 17 to May 22



December 14, 2016 to February 5


Canada: Day 1

August 27 to December 4


Voices for the Vote

June 6 to August 14

Group of Seven

Alberta and the Group of Seven: teachers, students, and colleagues

February 8 to May 23

Magna Carta

Magna Carta: Law, Liberty & Legacy

November 23 - December 29