The University of Alberta Museums Art Collection are looking for artists’ contact information in relation to a deaccessioning project.

Artists' Names

The University of Alberta Museums include:

Registered Museum Collections
  • 29 registered museum collections distributed throughout campus
  • Each is led by curators and support staff with expertise in the field
  • Over 10 million objects and specimens used daily in teaching, research and community engagement
University of Alberta Museums Unit
  • A central leadership team of museum professionals
  • First point of contact for all things "museum" within the University of Alberta community
  • Museum advisory services in all areas of museum practice for registered collections and for University of Alberta and community
  • Administration of the campus-wide framework and policy
Policy and Planning Committee
  • A standing committee of the Provost and VP (Academic)
  • Composed of 12 representatives from across campus
  • Category A institution as designated by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board
  • A Recognized Museum as assessed by the Alberta Museums Association (renewed in 2016)
  • Governed by the University of Alberta Museums and Collections Policy approved by the Board of Governors in March 2008

University of Alberta Museums News

  • Art in Focus: "Monsoon" by Katie Ohe

    May 25, 2022

    Small and colourful, Alberta artist Katie Ohe’s print Monsoon captures the dynamics of a seasonal weather phenomenon.

  • Fit for Royalty? An Investigation of an Embroidered Silk Robe

    May 04, 2022

    Seemingly innocuous, an embroidered semi-formal robe (chenyi) made for a woman, from the Mactaggart Art Collection, carries layers of symbolism and meaning related to one of the most powerful women in the Qing Dynasty.

  • Art in Focus: "Cowries" by Braxton Garneau

    April 20, 2022

    "Cowries," a recent acquisition to the University of Alberta Museums Art Collection, presents a side profile of a young Black woman wearing a white headcover with a cowrie shell fringe

  • Peonies bloom in the imperial garden

    April 06, 2022

    In Chinese culture, peonies represent nobility, beauty, and good fortune—making them an important auspicious symbol and the subject of the hanging scroll "Peonies" (2004.19.4) from the Mactaggart Art Collection.

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