The University of Alberta maintains an art collection with approximately 9,000 objects used daily for teaching, research and community outreach. In addition to its role as the central administrator for the University of Alberta Museums, Museums and Collections Services also manages the art collections. The art collections are accessed by students and faculty from various departments across campus and beyond.

  1. Handling art and archives is one man's campus dream job

    Tom Hunter was working in a General Electric warehouse in 1993 when he heard about an intriguing opportunity at the University of Alberta. His wife, who worked for the M├ętis Nation, told him there was a new practicum program for aboriginals called Libraries, Archives, and Museums, launched by the extension faculty.

  2. Comics add colour to library

    Two new displays in Rutherford South represent separate, yet distinct, eras in the comic genre.

  3. U of A artists take Manhattan

    Perceptions of Promise opens at the Chelsea Art Museum.

  4. Coding art

    Museums offer 21st century take on art

  5. University 101: From art to zoology: A guide to the U of A Museums

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