Museum of Aboriginal Peoples’ Art & Artifacts

Welcome to the Museum of Aboriginal Peoples' Art & Artifacts .

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The Aboriginal Artifacts collection containing over 3700 Indigenous artworks and artifacts began as a teaching collection. In 1978, the acquired pieces were catalogued as an artifact collection. The museum is housed at the Portage College Corporate Centre, which is situated in the beautiful County of Lac La Biche, Alberta.

Visitors to the museum will be able to enjoy a self-guided tour of Aboriginal art and culture. Guided group tours can also be accommodated with prior arrangements. The exhibits provide an in-depth look at North American Aboriginal Art from First Nations, Métis and Inuit cultures.

Hours of Operation
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday to Friday

Museum Contact Information

Donna Feledichuk, Museum Director and Collections Manager, Inuit and Northwest Coast Art
780-623-5536 or email: Donna Feledichuk

Pierre Oberg, Museum Curator and Collections Manager, Contemporary Art 
780-623-5666 or email: Pierre Oberg

Ruby Sweetman, NAC Program Coordinator and Collections Manager, Traditional Art
780-623-5646 or email: Ruby Sweetman

If you are interested in pursuing a career in Native Arts and Culture, Portage College offers an Aboriginal Arts Certificate and a diploma in Artisan Entrepreneurship.  For more information regarding these programs please contact Sandra Merchant at 780-623-5759, toll free at 1-866-623-5551 or via email sandra.merchant@portagecollege.ca or have a look at the Program page here: Native Arts and Culture Programs




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