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.
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.
Mary Kavanagh engages different modes of representation, structuring the nuclear as a totalizing concept rather than as a singular event or period in this unique show that looks at current conditions of invisibility.
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 and maybe find a piece or two to purchase.
See the world’s most spectacular animals like never before! This rarely seen perspective guides visitors through skeletons, muscles, organs, and circulatory systems of a variety of animals.
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.
ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise, and you can catch it at Stage West Calgary this fall. Don’t miss this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship.
Featuring powerful new work by Laura Findlay and Corri-Lynn Tetz, each begin their process for the painted image from a different point of departure. The exhibition explores the theme of empowerment and you can explore it at the opening reception, 6:00 to 8:00pm on November 22.
An exhibition of collaborative etchings and paintings by Calgary artist, Carole Bondaroff, and her late mother, Francis Gurevitch Bondaroff, swing by on Saturdays for printmaking demonstrations and artist talks about this multi-generational exhibit.
Molly Caldwell explores the ecstatic in vapid and all that is ostentatious yet somehow joyful for it. It channels the sticky sweetness of hair stuck in lip gloss as you flip through a glossy magazine and rub the perfume ads on your wrist.
Philip Kanwischer and Chloe Kinsella present a selection of their collaborative projects. Combining their individual material explorations and shared experiences of time spent in the wild, this show is made up of camouflaged forms against natural backdrops.
The result of Elijah Wells’ research into Blackfoot story archives such as winter counts and story robes, this investigation is also an exploration discovery of Blackfoot visual language. An artist reception takes place from 5:30 to 8:30pm on February 28.
Come visit Arts Commons and experience the new Broadcast Lab featuring Kyle Whitehead’s piece, Interstices. Composed of two contrasting films shot over top of one another on Super 8 film with no prior knowledge, the piece results in latent collisions of discreet perspectives.
Christine Klassen Gallery’s holiday show is an eclectic and playful mix of new work by CKG artists. Join them for a seasonal celebration with their artists and be the first to see new inventory for 2020. An opening reception takes place on December 14.
A Canada’s Economic Action Plan sign located on the Alberta University of the Arts campus was taken down as a documented performance. This collaborative exhibition re-contextualizes that useless object.
Arts Commons’ Window Galleries features four varied artists this season, each working in the mediums of photography, paint, illustration, and wire sculpture. The work explores the themes of divergent viewpoints, fantasy, female empowerment, and community.
The second year of the Collider open studio artist residency adopts a new thematic lens. Exploring the theme of land, incoming artists are asked to reflect on the complex relationships our communities have with the environment and the diverse ecosystems that shape our lives.
Taking a stroll through a forest is like looking through a prism with a million different sized facets. In this show, Cecile Albi brings attention to nature’s rhythm of patterning using an impressionist style with elements of cubism and abstract expressionism.
This exhibit brings together a collection of 11 new photographs chosen from three folios completed in the past two years during Olivier Du Tre’s travels to Saskatchewan, Tofino, and Yukon. Check out the reception on February 8.
Concentration Patterns is a unique, meditative piece which seeks to envelope the listener in tactile and immersive sound. Inspired by technological deep-listening, Colin Gillespie’s meditative soundscape combines layered elements to create an organic whole.