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Magical Thinking

At a quick glance Outfit for the Afterlife looks exactly like an everyday outfit—a t-shirt and jeans, something you would wear on a casual day running errands.


One Hundred Masterworks

Don’t miss this extraordinary selection of vintage photographs of North American indigenous people including both iconic and previously little known images.


First Person

An exhibition of stunning, though-provoking works, this show gives the creators a chance to reclaim portraiture as a powerful gesture of self-expression and self-determination.


Power in Pictures

It might still be considered unconventional, but when reaching youth a graphic novel can be empowering as any other art form. It is, after all, a great way to embrace storytelling.

ACAD's Show Off 2016

ACAD Show Off 2016

This annual juried exhibition showcases art and design work from across Alberta and has been inspiring students to consider pursuing an arts education for seven years.

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JC: A Year in Review

If you’ve never been to an In-Definite Arts (IDAS) exhibition, now is the perfect time to do so! Its latest group exhibition features submissions entered into the 2016 In-House ‘Jane Cameron’ Competition.

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Exhibitions June 2016

Every month there are dozens of shows, exhibitions and receptions in Calgary that feature amazing work from all kinds of artists. Many are free and all are worth checking out.


Spring/Summer 2016

Esker Foundation stuns with three powerful exhibitions including 168:01, Real failure needs no excuse, and Those lacking imagination take refuge in reality.

A preserved, bionic bee

Ideal Bounds

A wry, dystopian show, Ruth Marsh displays preserved, bionic bees under bell jars throughout The New Gallery’s main space. Like a natural history museum with a oddly haunting twist.