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Online Offerings

With Calgary working hard to help flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19, the local arts community is making sure we all stay connected to art, artists, and creative ideas. Check out these upcoming online events.

A piece in Metamorphosis: Contemporary Portraits at Glenbow

March Exhibitions

Another busy month for the visual arts community, March brings a huge variety of exhibitions, pop-ups, show and sales, workshops, talks, and much more. Grab your calendar and plan to fill it with these great events.

William Close and the Earth Harp Collective on stage

GLOW Winter Festival

With ice lounges, live music, captivating art, and endless lights, Calgary’s winter festival is ready to ramp up your Family Day long weekend. Created to celebrate and embrace the beauty of winter, GLOW is ready to light up Calgary’s downtown core.

Maxwell Bates' Party

February Exhibitions

February might be a short month, but Calgary’s visual arts community is already buzzing with excitement. From the Exposure Photography Festival to fantastic new shows at Glenbow and the Leighton Art Centre, there’s tons to see and do.

Vivian Maier, Self-Portrait

Exposure Photography Festival

With more than 30 exhibitions alongside tons of special events, February is a great time to love photography. Don’t miss this month-long, province-wide festival of ground-breaking works as it takes over.

Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon hangs above Milanosport

January Exhibitions

A new year means you have a chance to check out a bunch of fresh visual arts exhibitions around town. From the return of Free First Thursday Nights at Glenbow to new programming at Contemporary Calgary, it’s a great time to get out.

An artist works on a immersive mural

December Exhibitions

December might be a busy time of year but there’s still plenty of art to check out including show and sales, receptions, pop-ups, and so much more. Be sure to cap off the year on a high note with these great visual arts events.

Pyramid Schema on stage at the King Eddy

Femme Wave

With the goal of creating an integrated, encouraging arts scene with opportunities for women and non-binary artists, Femme Wave returns with more than 40 musical acts and a stellar selection of visual arts, comedy, and film programming.

Joi T. Arcand's Wayfinding: ᐁᑳᐏᔭ ᓀᐯᐏᓯ

November Exhibitions

Can you believe it’s already November? A new month always means a fresh batch of visual arts programming and this is going to be a busy one! Not only are seasonal show and sales in full swing, but there are pop-ups, tours, and receptions to check out.