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A photo of a snow covered buffalo

Art of Resilience

The result of four art workshops held at Glenbow for children and families served by Kainaiwa Children’s Services Corporation Prevention and Support, explore their work in this unique showcase curated by Joanne Schmidt. Don’t miss it.

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Location: Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)With Admission
A photo of two drag queens at Mardi Gras in 1983

Mardi Gras 1983 – 1987

In 1983, artist and filmmaker Ric Kokotovich’s obsession with New Orleans’ iconic celebration compelled him to drive to the Louisiana city and document the festivities. Over the next five years, Kokotovich returned to Mardi Gras to continue his photographic series.

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Location: Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)With Admission
A piece from Jeffrey Gibson: Time Carriers

Time Carriers

Jeffrey Gibson’s artwork intermingles elements of traditional Native American art, art historical references, craft, and pop culture while Time Carriers conjures a vision of many hands providing a framework of support, a fluid utopia where trust and movement go hand in hand.

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Location: Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE)Free
Making Treaty 7's Indigenous Art Exhibition at cSPACE King Edward

Indigenous Art Exhibition

This annual Indigenous art exhibition from Making Treaty 7 is back for it’s second year and this time it will be travelling to a few incredible venues in Calgary. Make sure you take time to explore it this fall. Some of the works on exhibit are listed for sale an all proceeds go to the

Showtime: 8:00am – 11:00pm
Location: Arts Commons (205 8th Ave. SE)Free
Detail of Sybil Andrews' Concert Hall

Sybil Andrews: Art and Life

This major retrospective celebrates the fascinating life and remarkable career of artist Sybil Andrews. Glenbow is the major study centre for the life and work of this beloved English-Canadian printmaker, so don’t miss this fascinating and in-depth exhibition.

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Location: Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)With Admission
A toilet paper roll beaded in blue, yellow, red and green stripes

ExtraOrdinary Objects

From linoleum to drywall, dead flowers to toilet paper, ordinary, disposal, and perishable objects serve as the point of departure for the array of contemporary artworks found in ExtraOrdinary Objects. These eight Canadian artists have breathed new life and complex meaning into seemingly ordinary things.

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Location: Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)With Admission
Gerald Ferguson's 1,000,000 Grapes

Gerald Ferguson

Pioneering Canadian artist Gerald Ferguson used quotidian materials to create striking, large-scale paintings that speak to the poetics of everyday life. The titles of his artworks literally describe what the artist used to make them—just wait until you see the monumental multi-panel painting 1,000,000 Grapes.

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Location: Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)With Admission
A person listening to headphones

Iitsi’poyi

Marjie Crop Eared Wolf continues her ongoing project to learn Blackfoot in the drawing, sound, and video installation, Iitsi’poyi. Found in the Project Space, this work addresses cultural legacy and resilience by actively engaging in language preservation.

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Location: Project Space, Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE)Free

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