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Avens Gallery

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Great, friendly place!

Happened to drop in there when visiting Canmore. We were surprised to see nice gallery with a... read more

Reviewed today
Mila S
via mobile
Fabulous art

Both paintings and sculpture of high quality. Wonderful layout. Friendly staff member provided us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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“Great, friendly place!”
3 weeks ago
“Fabulous art”
Our Story Established in 1986, The Avens Gallery has long been a premier destination in Canmore for Albertans and international clientele as well. The Avens features a great variety of Western Canadian artists and is known for their friendly...more
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101-710 Main St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2B6, Canada
+1 403-678-4471
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Reviewed today via mobile

Happened to drop in there when visiting Canmore. We were surprised to see nice gallery with a friendly staff. We were greeted by Staff Associate and by Betti Irwin (Manager of the Gallery) and they gave us a tour around the gallery. It was great...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both paintings and sculpture of high quality. Wonderful layout. Friendly staff member provided us with some explanation (young fellow from south London, UK). One artist was on location; interesting to chat with him. Well worth a visit if you have interest in art.More

1  Thank 105jimk
AvensGalleryCanmore, Public Relations at Avens Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Yes, this is great! Thank you for sharing your experience. We are very excited to welcome art consultant Ryan Games to the team. Each member brings a wonderfully unique creative background to the mix; we love to talk "art"! As for this happy space—the gallery...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Gallery on a recent trip and were deeply impressed with the variety of works and price points. We were pleased to find something commemorate our trip to Canmore and can't wait to get it home. The staff was friendly and not 'salesy',...More

2  Thank Sunshine790319
AvensGalleryCanmore, Public Relations Manager at Avens Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Our display is in constant evolution as we make a point of displaying art by each of our 40+ Western Canadian artists at all times. This way we can share an accurate representation of which artists are always here, let visitors zone in on their...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

This Gallery has a diverse and talented group of artists with many different styles satisfying many tastes in art. The paintings are well displayed in an attractive and uncluttered manner. Betti Irwin, the Manager, was very friendly and approachable. It was an enjoyable visit!

2  Thank Libby P
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We were a year+ away to start our search for a painting for our living room. Sometimes a painting finds you and changes your plan. My wife has a significant canoeing history as a teen and young adult. One day she walked into Avens and...More

2  Thank Passenger813374
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I loved the paintings at sculptures in this wonderful art gallery in Canmore. The staff was friendly and didn't seem to mind that we were "just looking" and had no intentions to buy anything at this time. It was a wonderful sensory overload!

3  Thank 860SusanB860
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Professional, enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff. Welcoming vibe. Outstanding art. Must visit when you are in Canmore!

3  Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is one of the higher-end galleries in Canmore (more professional artists and quality work), and the staff is always friendly.

2  Thank Julie L
Reviewed 17 August 2017

emjoyed the art and sculptures in this gallery and the works of Erika, would recommend if you are in the area

2  Thank VGAqa12
Reviewed 4 August 2017

While looking around Canmore we went into Avens Gallery My wife being an artist wanted to look at was being displayed and was impressed of what was on show

2  Thank bobwendyhoward
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