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The Provincial Archives stages two to four exhibits per year. Some exhibits are curated by members of the PAA staff and others by individuals and organizations passionate about Alberta's history and heritage.

Current Exhibit:

Prairie Royalty


Ad for Prairie Royalty exhibit at the Provincial Archives of Alberta - image of a beauty queen with a crown holding flowers

The Provincial Archives of Alberta is proud to present its newest gallery exhibit, Prairie Royalty. Dairy Princesses, Stampede Queens, and Queens of the Carnival – revisit beauty competitions and pageants of the past. The exhibit, featuring photographs selected from the holdings of the Archives, capture those times when – just for a moment – an everyday Albertan could become Prairie Royalty.
Free exhibit.

8555 Roper Road
Edmonton, AB
T6E 5W1
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(780) 427-1750

Mon: Closed
Tue: 9am - 4:30pm
Wed: 9am - 4:30pm
Thu: 9am - 4:30pm
Fri: 9am - 4:30pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

*There is no retrieval of archival material from 11:30am - 1pm and from 3:30pm onwards.