An ambitious exhibition and public program series addressing challenges, merits, impacts, and advantages associated with art collecting, it is intended to express that boundaries are often mutable, flexible and even artificial, and that art is owned by the person who sees it.
Join Asylum for Art for a Sunday jazz jam with Esteban Herrera, followed by an open jam. The jam is the one of the traditions that shaped the origin and evolution of jazz music everywhere anytime. Come and enjoy playing or listening with friends. Tickets are by donation.
In an imaginative and immersive presentation crafted for our unique times by world renowned audiovisual designers, Beyond Van Gogh uses cutting-edge projection technology to create an engaging journey into the world of Van Gogh.
This is a truly unique experience for artists and viewers alike! Housed within a vintage card catalogue, the library’s one time answer to organizing a collection of books for readers to locate on a shelf, visitors will be encouraged to discover varied artworks as they open each drawer.
Music photographer Zoltan Varadi was inspired by the nice surprises he discovered as he began cleaning and scanning his old negatives during a year of pandemic lockdowns.
A Rose for Remembrance is an artistic project by Claudia Chagoya that consists of incised rose petals encased in resin. The objective is to name and commemorate women, girls, transgender women, and people who identified as female, whose lives have been cut short due to gender violence.
This series of eight videos features Calgary Opera’s 2020-21 Emerging Artist Ensemble members singing light opera standards. Enjoy witty and winsome airs by Gilbert & Sullivan, anthems to love by Lehár and Novello, and saucy chansons by Offenbach and Chabrier in this collection.
This photographic work continues Vivek Shraya’s queering of performance, photography, and storytelling to reflect an ever-evolving notion of herself and the immense value of non-conforming role models. Making is a way to disrupt these hierarchies and break the rules.
In the form of assemblages, the recent works of Guillaume Adjutor Provost are reunited at TRUCK Gallery in the exhibition Tourbe Chunky, examining the proximity between the occidental history of economics and its multiple references to the human body. Be sure not to miss it!
Simone Elizabeth Saunders explores personal history, Afro-diaspora, and Black sisterhood through bold and colourful textiles, creating tufted portraits of singular figures, each a montage of powerful, inspirational Black bodies that collectively surface as a strong and resilient community.
Corri-Lynn Tetz works as a painter, focusing on the female figure as a way to explore identity, sensation and desire. Borrowing from personal archives, fashion photography, film and pornography, she is interested in the ways images and meaning are transformed through painting.
Maya Beaudry’s installation considers the idea of interiority and containment as it relates to the natural and the built environment. Wrapped in a fabric printed with photographs of dwelling spaces, the pergola offers a structural fluidity of being between inside and outside.
Fine craft and artworks by over 125 local artists will be featured in the galleries of the historic Leighton home and online. Beautiful decorations, gorgeous art, and the home’s historic ambiance combine to make visiting in person a memorable part of your family’s season!
A collection of three original Agatha Christie radio mysteries are performed live on the Vertigo stage! The first tells the tale of a man haunted by his late wife, the second features the indomitable Hercule Poirot as well as some mysterious yellow flowers and the third: a case of a serial killer.
The 7th annual Legacy Christmas Lights is back, and with more than a million Christmas lights, it’s better and brighter than ever! Check out one of Calgary’s largest free light displays and experience the magic of the holidays with your family in Legacy’s winter wonderland.
Syrus Marcus Ware’s work explores the presence of Black and East Asian communities in Alberta, and features images of them moving together, supporting each other, and dancing across the wall. The wall work offers a chance to consider how these communities can be in solidarity with and support each other.
This body of artwork by Anna Ostberg features signs of what she calls her rendezvous stemming from the pandemic, when Anna, like many others, escaped to outdoor spaces. Still, even simple actions like going for a walk, or sitting in a backyard were met with suspicion.
Norberg Hall presents the knots of the net, a new body of work by Tyler Los-Jones. In this exhibition, through a critical approach to photography, Los-Jones attempts to disrupt the qualities of the photograph itself, reconfiguring familiar scenes of beauty found in abundance throughout the Rockies.
Brothers Eddie and Brian Holland, and Lamont Dozier wrote and produced many hits that helped develop and ultimately define the Motown sound through the 1960s and 70s. Stage West invites you to relive the music and experience the fascinating story of this trio.
Follow Alice through the rabbit hole, and be swept away through theatre magic, as the stage spectacularly metamorphosizes into a stunning visual realm. In Wonderland is a world premiere, commissioned and developed by Alberta Theatre Projects, which revisits these timeless stories in a newly imagined way.