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Dearly Departed

An artful haunted house in a Calgary landmark, grab your tickets and head to the infamous Calgary Castle in Upper Mount Royal for a night of the whimsical and bizarre sure to spook the entire family.

Detail of Chris Kuzmanovich’s painting, Trading Stories for Truth

October Exhibitions

Cooler days and longer nights can only mean one thing—it’s the perfect time to get out and enjoy Calgary’s visual arts community. With a bunch of stellar exhibitions, this month is full of great events to check out.

Poster for Unpacking IKG: 60 Years a Gallery

Unpacking IKG: 60 Years a Gallery

Alberta College of Art + Design’s Illingworth Kerr Gallery is commemorating its 60th anniversary with an expansive retrospective exhibition exploring its elusive 60-year history—a feat that has never been done before.

A detailed image of Laura’s Peturson Hogweed Forest

September Exhibitions

September always brings a fresh batch of visual arts exhibitions as the scene gears up for a new season. You won’t want to miss these stellar shows, special events, and so much more.

Lisa Riehl’s Tricky Little Bee painting

August Exhibitions

Get to know Calgary’s awesome visual arts community this summer as August brings the heat. With a mix of ongoing exhibitions, pop-up gatherings, and special events, there’s plenty to see and do.

Visitors explore the Western Oasis at the Calgary Stampede

Western Oasis

From food to music, agriculture to rodeo, the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth is bound to amaze, but one of our favourite places to visit is a haven of creative arts, crafts, and music.

Joe Andoe’s Mid Continent (Trips)

Exhibitions July 2018

If you haven’t had a chance to get to know Calgary’s visual arts community, the summer offers you a great chance to do so. With a mix of ongoing exhibitions and special events, there’s plenty to see and do.

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Let’s Talk About… Public Art

Focusing not on the cost, but the ways that public art connects people to place, the panel is moderated by consultant Ciara McKeown and features Alana Bartol, Iman Bukhari, Dan Jacobson, and Michelle Reid.

An almost black image of Dana Buzzee’s Smoke Show

Summer at Arts Commons

If you find yourself downtown this summer with a bit of spare time, trust us when we say a seasonal exploration of Arts Commons is worthwhile. You’re sure to find a few surprises in its unique halls.