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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

  • Views along The Most Beautiful Art Tour in Alberta route, Foothills AB, 2018, photo by Amanda MacKay
  • Bluerock Gallery in Black Diamond AB, 2018, photo by Amanda MacKay
  • Artist Tyler Rock at Firebrand Glass Studio in Black Diamond AB, 2018, photo by Amanda MacKay
  • Artist Theresa Williams at Leighton Art Centre, 2019, photo by Lindsay Corbet

The Most Beautiful Art Tour in Alberta - Open Studio Days

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8 artist studios and galleries in the foothills SW of Calgary

Foothills, AB

Directions: Tour map is available from each venue or on our website.


Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Offered in English.

some venues are wheelchair accessible; please contact individual venues for details on their accessibility


You are invited to join in and come for a tour of our galleries and private studios located in the stunningly beautiful foothills of southern Alberta! We're celebrating Alberta Culture Days with open houses at our artist studios and special events and activities at our galleries.

New for Fall 2019: please join us in welcoming Okotoks Art Gallery to the tour!

About Our Hours: each venue will have different operating hours on September 27, 28 and 29. Opening hours for each venue, together with schedule of special activities taking place during the tour, are available online at

Our website also has a map of the tour you can print at home, or pick up a brochure from the first venue you visit!

This is a self-drive tour. Admission to each venue is free.

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Tour Members 2019-20:

Bluerock Gallery

Eversfield Ceramics

Firebrand Glass Studio

Kristoferson Studio

Leighton Art Centre

Lineham House Galleries

Mady Thiel-Kopstein

Okotoks Art Gallery



The Most Beautiful Art Tour in Alberta

Collaborating together to create community through art in the southern Alberta foothills! Our venues are all along the beloved back roads known as HWY 22 (The Cowboy Trail) and HWY 2A and are found in Millarville, Turner Valley, Black Diamond and Okotoks, Alberta, CANADA. You won't find another region as beautiful as ours to drive through while visiting our various art venues! Visit our websites for the most current information on events, and visit us in person to see a wide range of media and a huge amount of talent!


Leighton Art Centre