The City of Lethbridge holds two distinct art collections. The Public Art Collection includes significant artworks commissioned by the City of Lethbridge which are installed in the public realm. The City of Lethbridge Fine Art Collection includes the Buchanan Bequest and other collected works. There is also a historical collection housed in the Galt Museum and Archives and a collection of monuments that are managed by the City of Lethbridge Monument Committee.

 

The City of Lethbridge Fine Art Collection

The Fine Art Collection includes traditional and contemporary paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints, and photographs that refer to the development of art activity in Southern Alberta. This collection includes the Buchanan Collection, 66 works of art that were bequeathed to the City of Lethbridge by the Buchanan family in 1979.