Research resources

Our staff can help you access collection records, and other information and materials related to our collected artworks or to the artists represented in the collection for research and study purposes.

Quick facts about the AFA collection

  • the value of the collection is assessed at approximately $17.7M*
  • the number of artworks included in the collection is 9,334*
  • there are more than 1,700 Albertan artists featured in the collection

*More information can be found in the most recent AFA Annual Report.

Resource centre

Resources are available for use in our offices in Edmonton and include:

  • exhibition catalogues
  • books
  • magazines and newsletters
  • 35 mm slides
  • audiovisual materials 
  • artist files

Access to the resource centre is made by appointment only.