Frequently Asked Questions

Your guide to understanding RMAT

Explore answers to commonly asked questions about the Rocky Mountain Art Tour to plan your visit effectively and discover all that this unique art journey through the Canadian Rockies has to offer.

The Rocky Mountain Art Tour is a self-guided tour hosted by INNhotels inviting guests to visit local artist studios in our communities and to enjoy the arts and culture through the Canadian Rockies, including Banff and Jasper National Parks.

Our self-guided tour provides curated routes and information to explore art galleries, cultural experience sites, and scenic spots at your own pace. You can customize your itinerary based on your interests and preferences.

The tour features a diverse range of visual art, including paintings, sculptures, photography, and more, created by local and regional artists inspired by the stunning landscapes of the Canadian Rockies.

You can tour any of these areas or fly into Calgary, pick up a car, stay in Canmore, travel to Invermere, Jasper, and/or Mt Robson, then in Stony Plain and fly out of Edmonton. Enjoying the breathtaking scenery and visiting artist studios all along the way.

There's no need to purchase tickets in advance. The Rocky Mountain Art Tour is self-guided and free for participants. However, you should book hotel rooms and make appointments with artists in advance, all booking information is available on the website!

We provide special rates at INNhotel accommodations in Banff and Jasper to ensure a comfortable stay during your art-filled adventure. Check our website for suggested options.

Absolutely! The Rocky Mountain Art Tour is family-friendly, and there's something for everyone to enjoy, from captivating artworks to scenic vistas. Just be sure to supervise children, especially in art galleries.

Yes, many of the galleries along the tour route sell artworks. Whether you're looking for a souvenir or a statement piece for your home, you'll find various options to suit your taste and budget. Artwork is also available to purchase on our website.

While some locations may have accessibility limitations, we strive to include options accommodating all visitors. Please get in touch with us for specific accessibility inquiries; we'll do our best to assist you.

Our tour offers an immersive experience through the Canadian Rocky Mountains, combining visits to incredible shops, galleries, and local artist studios with breathtaking scenic drives and views of the surrounding Canadian national Mountain parks.

You can easily book your travel itinerary online through our website. Visit us at to get started.

Head office is at LJL Galleries We are located at 3003 43 Ave #115, Stony Plain, AB T7Z 0H4. If you have any inquiries, please call or email us at

Our self-guided tour takes you on a captivating journey through Calgary, Canmore, Invermere, Jasper, Valemount, Stony Plain, and Edmonton, where you'll have the opportunity to visit local artists in their studios, explore incredible shops and galleries, and enjoy spectacular drives and scenic views.

Absolutely! Our tour allows you to customize your itinerary to visit your favourite artists. Whether interested in exploring galleries, meeting local artists, or enjoying culinary delights, you can tailor your experience to suit your preferences.

Local artists are invited to join Rocky Mountain Artists by submitting their work for consideration. Sign up for an account on our website and start selling your art to a wider audience. Please note that membership is subject to approval, monthly or annual fees and certain guidelines apply.

We welcome original artwork that represents or is inspired by the Rocky Mountain Art Tour locations. Please use your discretion when submitting your work, as our jury may reject inappropriate pieces.

Yes, a paid membership fee auto-renews monthly or annually. This is not for profit, the fee helps support the operations of our platform and enables us to promote and showcase the work of local artists.

The tour duration can vary depending on your pace and the number of stops you make. We recommend allowing several days to fully immerse yourself in the art and culture of the Canadian Rockies.

We can recommend accommodations in each tour location to ensure you have a comfortable and enjoyable stay. From cozy bed and breakfasts to luxury resorts, options suit every preference and budget.

Subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on social media to stay informed about the latest news, events, and exhibitions. You'll receive regular updates on featured artists, special promotions, and upcoming tour enhancements.

Our team is here to help! If you have any questions or need assistance before, during, or after your tour, don't hesitate to email us at We're dedicated to ensuring you have a memorable and enjoyable experience.

Membership with RMAT costs $250.00 annually or $25 per month.

Yes, there are special offers available for new members: One Year Free 'Launch' Membership if you sign up by September 30th. One Year Half Price Membership if you sign up by September 30th.

Membership benefits include: Posting on the RMAT website with a link to your website and social media accounts. Virtual and Physical Map Listings as part of the tour. Artist profile and CV/biography promotion. Inclusion in marketing and promotional materials. Social media exposure. Platform to sell your artwork on the RMAT website.

Members can sell their artwork on the RMAT website, with a 20% commission taken by RMAT. Artwork approved by RMAT will be posted within ten business days. Artists are responsible for the safe shipment and delivery of sold pieces.

Members can exhibit their artwork at various shows, events, and INN Hotel properties. Additional fees may apply for participation in shows and events.

The representation term is one year from signing the Agreement and paying membership fees. Artists must ensure their artwork is original and not infringe on third-party rights. RMAT retains the right to reschedule or curtail exhibitions due to unforeseen events.

Yes, other galleries may represent members, but any artwork exhibited at INN Hotel properties must go through RMAT for sale.

In case of any dispute, both parties agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Province of Alberta, CA courts. The laws of the Province of Alberta, CA govern the Agreement.

It's important to read and understand all terms of the Agreement carefully. Any modifications to the Agreement must be made in writing and signed by both parties.

For any further inquiries or concerns, please get in touch with RMAT directly for assistance.


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