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.
This group exhibition explores the multiple and complex meanings of the idea of the diaspora, its condition, and its experiences as expressed in painting, offering a selection of works by artists who address the question from various points of view.
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.
Join the Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre as they enrich the educational experience and make contemporary visual culture accessible through Saturday guided tours of the large-scale sculptures and smaller-scale pieces situated around the property.
The festival features a visual arts exhibition, Latin American country cultural displays, a program including a large array of diverse artistic expressions including theatre, conversations, musical performances, activities for children, gastronomy demonstrations, and much more!
Braids in the front, braids in the back was once used between the Chinese and Indigenous communities in their respective languages to refer to each other. This work by Annie Wong recalls an obscured history of mutual aid and kinship between the two.
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.
In the Open Air honours the practice of creating art outdoors, in the moment. Painting from direct observation continues to be popular, including here in Alberta. This exhibition showcases the work of a number of accomplished Alberta artists.
Featuring a diverse selection of exceptional artists, this exhibition was created to celebrate excellence in contemporary and traditional Alberta fine craft for the 40th anniversary of the Alberta Craft Council.
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.
This interactive project curated by Su Ying Strang at The New Gallery is an archival exhibition and research lab that gathers and shares the expansive histories of two intersecting communities from The New Gallery’s past and present— the Calgary faction of the Minquon Panchayat and Calgary Chinatown.
Kimberly Ohman creates installations with kinetic and still sculpture, sound, and mixed media 2-D works, and is currently exploring and depicting the possibilities of inanimate objects having a soul, a personality, and a life of their own. Be sure to check it out!
Experience this beautiful shared exhibit by local artists Lancette Burton and Stacey Walyuchow. It’s an exhibit of work representing those moments in life where we find ourselves situated somewhere between two extremes or the feeling of being on the brink of something new.
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.
What happens when we release a story into the wild and trust someone to create something tangible with it? This collection of work by Tara Victoria represents the ups and downs of being human in hopes to allow viewers to see themselves in someone else.
Brittney Bear Hat’s work explores this cultural lineage through installation, photography, text and collage. Her work also explores identity, and adds to the rich stories of her home territories. Join the U of C Faculty of Arts for an Artist Talk with Bear Hat.
Ruberto Ostberg Gallery presents New Normal, an exhibition that gives you a peek into the artist’s process and practices during the past 18 months. This exhibition will include new and older work that artists have chosen to represent their idea of a “New Normal”. Be sure to check it out!
Christine Klassen Gallery is pleased to announce Calgary artist Chris Kuzmanovich’s solo exhibition of new work, track seven. Embracing a bold pallette, each painting is an homage to a song important to Kuzmanovich. Be sure to check it out!
With hand-dyed yarn, spinning fibre, fibre tools and accessories, felting, weaving, beads, buttons, pottery, hand-sewn project bags, jewellery and more, head down and discover the work of these talented Alberta fibre artists and artisans.
Botanical Artist Rocio Graham invites KOAC members to participate in My Garden’s Funeral—a performance and celebration infused with Graham’s experiences growing up in Mexico.