In Iranian artist Mehdi Darvishi’s Centenary, the main theme is “life and its undeniable result: death,” this reductive process is a good reflection of the way that he consider the most inevitable happening in the human being’s life. Be sure to check out this exhibition!
This exhibition presents work that spans forty years of Faye HeavyShield’s practice, situating her as a major contributor to contemporary Indigenous art through her creation of a new aesthetic vocabulary. Her work is rooted in the deep art history of the Canadian prairies and in personal/communal experience.
Three Dimensions is an exhibition showcasing the multidisciplinary art practice of Jennifer Marman & Daniel Borins. The show features three installations: Balancing Act, THX2020, and ABCD, which combine painting, sculpture, kinetics, interactivity, virtual reality, and video. Be sure to check it out!
Laugh Loft is Calgary’s newest curated Sunday night stand-up comedy show! Featuring professional comedy acts with TV quality stand-up comedy material and an enforced code of conduct against hate-speech, this femme-centred and femme-curated this show is edgy yet affirming, shocking but not scarring. Check it out!
Jubilations Dinner Theatre takes a ride on the Highway to the Danger Zone with their parody spin on the franchise. Two classic movies made 30 years apart featuring a movie star that somehow looks like he hasn’t aged a single day… it’s a musical theatre spoof waiting to happen!
Zoolights, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is even brighter this year with over one million lights, close to 250 light figures, and an exciting new arctic aurora theme. Immerse yourself in a plethora of lights, making for the perfect date night, or night out with friends and family.
How do contemporary disabled artists breathe? How is breathing an athletic act, a dyad of push-pull, a feat of endurance, a political horizon? This exhibition aims to imagine breathing, and breathlessness, as a productive cause for giddiness, a sensation for whirling, and a tendency for staggering.
EMMEDIA presents Way Station, a multimedia installation by Sandra Vida. Way Station comes to grips with the oppression, violence and conquest that characterize most ancestral pathways. In response, she affirms hope for change, and performs rituals of healing, transformation, and regeneration. Public reception on November 10, 2023.
The Alberta Society of Artists presents the group exhibition Home & Migration featuring the work of 16 Alberta artists. Artists were asked to think about where home is. Is it a physical place, an emotional place, or both? Is it connected to nostalgia, one’s formative years, or the present?
Enjoy some holiday cheer in Alberta’s beautiful Foothills region! Fine craft and artworks by local artists will be featured in the galleries of the historic Leighton home and online, in perfect time for getting a head start on purchasing seasonal gifts and getting into the holiday spirit.
Diane McGeachy’s new show In Good Company is an exhibition of everyday use, somewhat ‘amphora’ inspired hand built ceramic forms alongside ten paintings on paper that serve to reveal the character and presence of these vessels.
Wallace Galleries presents a diverse and eclectic selection of works by three of their prestigious and talented artists coming together to bridge the gab between abstraction and landscape. All three artist have a lyrical painting style. Be sure to check it out! .
Famed mystery novelist Andrew Wyke lures his wife’s lover to his country home and convinces him to stage a robbery of her jewelry. Full of fun, humour and mystery, this heated classic is a must see to warm up during the holiday season!
This all-encompassing Christmas-themed pop-up will fulfill all your festive wishes. The event is overflowing with holly jolly Christmas spirit! Tinseltown is all about celebrating Christmas so you can expect Santa, elves, presents, tinsel, festive tunes and lots of winter warmer drinks, including a fabulous Christmas cocktail menu!
The UCalgary School of Creative and Performing Arts is excited to kick off its Mainstage season with Shakespeare in Love. Set in 16th-century London, upstart playwright William Shakespeare battles with writer’s block and discovers unexpected inspiration in the irrepressible pull of a forbidden romance.
This new festival celebrates the depth and breadth of dance research on campus and around the globe and featuring innovative dance works by local, national, and international choreographers, a conference profiling the latest dance research, as well as a highly anticipated showcase of dance films. Be sure not to miss it!
Go on a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers and based on the 1968 film, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find “Truly Scrumptious.”
Printed Textiles from Kinngait Studios presents the little-known story of a group of artists and printmakers who produced a collection of graphic textiles in Kinngait (formerly Cape Dorset), Nunavut in the 1950s and ’60s — a period of social change that disrupted traditional language and relationships to the land.
Experience the magic of Christmas at Heritage Park with the holiday magic and festive displays of Once Upon A Christmas. Enjoy classic indoor and outdoor Christmas activities with the whole family like horse-drawn wagon rides, visits with Santa, crafts, music, entertainment and so much more!
The Federation of Canadian Artists Calgary Chapter invites the public to a new small works show. You will find exceptional small artworks created by talented artists and juried by a panel of external jurors. Plus, you can browse and buy both in-person and online!