Loose Moose Theatre Company invites you to check out the Department of Moose Information, a web game show created by some of the people who work at Loose Moose Theatre. Hosted by Dave Ware, watch as teams are put through a series of challenges to see who comes out on top!
Local musician Bruce Petherick offers a live 30-minute piano performance to help you relax and sleep. Special event nights have included an evening of French piano music, an evening of re-interpreting melodies from Hamilton, and a listener’s request night that included pieces from Depeche Mode, Divynls, and Pink Floyd.
Music can bring great comfort in times like this. The concert hall may be closed, but this live-stream library is free and open to everybody. Enjoy the orchestra performing works by Beethoven, Brahms, and others, as well as superstar guests like Paul Brandt, Renee Fleming, and more.
Full of mini-documentaries, exhibition montages, and behind the scenes experiences, the Esker Foundation’s website has tons of awesome content for you to explore whenever you want. We particularly love its current audio series featuring Katie Ohe talking about her intricate and ingenious sculptural works.
The Calgary Public Library has something for everyone to explore! From virtual storytimes and fun activities, to online courses and unlimited free streaming and reading, hit up this treasure trove of free online resources that you can access anytime from home. And with new content added regularly, be sure to check it out.
The Mountain View International Festival of Song and Chamber Music Society is proud to present its online performance project, the Isolation Point Virtual Concert Series. These concerts are free to watch and you can donate to a fund to help as many local musicians as possible.
Herringer Kiss Gallery has invited their artists to create work that speaks to the strategies, opportunities, problems, and outcomes of isolation. This could, of course, refer directly to the COVID-19 crisis or isolation in general. This work has been submitted for you to enjoy free at cost and new content is added regularly.
Things have dramatically changed in the way we live, socialize, and enjoy life. For many, music is not an option—it is essential. That’s why Honens is gathering concerts you can enjoy in the comfort of your own home. And with new content added regularly, be sure to check back for more great music.
Theatre Calgary’s stage might be dark at the moment, but they still want to reach out and share entertaining and meaningful content with Calgary and the world. TC Takeout provides artists an opportunity to share their talents with you, the audience! Tune in to learn more and check back regularly for fresh content.
Cardiac Theatre presents The Alberta Queer Calendar Project—a full year of podcast drama from queer, Albertan writers in 2020. Episodes are released monthly in 2020 and are free to access. Upcoming episodes include work from Natalie Meisner and Dale Lee Kwong.
An extension of Kandis Friesen’s postponed exhibition in storage, two video works are hosted in continuous loops; one consists of rhythmic text, the other a tableau vivant of an ancient oak tree in Ukraine. This exhibition in absentia becomes the new exhibition space for an indefinite extension of time.
Calgary’s downtown delights with incredible art. This loop will help you find all the best sights and hidden gems. Download the Let’s Roam scavenger hunt app and start exploring today! Snap pics, race against the clock, and put your navigation skills to the test as you wander at your own pace. No reservations and fun
An incorrigible history of Alberta, meet some the fascinating people who shaped this province. Explore this dynamic gallery that tells our province’s history through the stories of 48 mavericks—men and women who shaped Alberta with their ingenuity, ambition, and adventurous spirit. Check it out.
From the northern beauty of Inuit carvings to the intricacy of Plains quillwork and distinctive designs created by Northwest Coast Peoples, enjoy a glimpse into the traditional culture of Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities.
Discover the history, values, and traditions of the people who have lived for thousands of years in the northwestern plains of Alberta and Montana. Here, the Blackfoot share their story in their own words with displays and artifacts through Nitsitapii history up to the present day.
See minerals that glow in the dark, find out what Fool’s Gold really is, look at a piece of the earth’s oldest rock, or take in the natural beauty of rock crystals in every colour of the rainbow. It’s all there in Glenbow’s permanent rocks and minerals gallery!
Encounter stories of courage, cunning, and sacrifice from cultures past and present, including First Nations of the Plains, Maoris, Samurai, Medieval Europeans, and the Canadian military at Glenbow in this permanent exhibit.
Myths, legends, and stories of everyday life intertwine with art and objects from five major cultural groups in over a dozen West African countries. Explore the cultures of Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, and Nigeria through art and artifacts at this permanent exhibit at Glenbow. It’s a celebration of West African achievement.
Experience history through art in Glenbow’s historical art gallery. From artworks reflecting Calgary’s unique vantage point as a gateway to the Rocky Mountains to paintings depicting the age of exploration in North America, see the history of our region brought to life through the eyes of artists. Be sure to explore it.
Springboard Performance and the containR site open this community culture hub to inspire and showcase murals that capture ideas by youth, amplifying the creative work of youth by using the power of the arts to make the invisible experiences and achievements of youth visible.