About The University of Alberta Museums

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University of Alberta Museums and Collections Services (MACS) is a distributed network of 29 museum collections, from art to zoology, actively used in teaching, research and community outreach programs. Spread across the University of Alberta campus in more than 120 locations, this unique museum model helps to distinguish the University of Alberta as one of the world’s great public universities.

The University of Alberta Museums is committed to initiating and leading innovative museum strategies and solutions that ensure the University of Alberta Museums are relevant to the University of Alberta academic, research, and community engagement missions and to make the University of Alberta Museums collections accessible to students and researchers and our diverse local and international communities. The University of Alberta Museums is an academic support unit that is the central source of professional museum information, services, programs, and expertise.

Banner Image Credit:

West and North, 1987
Norman Yates, RCA (B. 1923 – D. 2014)
acrylic on crezone plywood
University of Alberta Art Collection (1993.6)
University of Alberta Museums
Gift of the artist