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Sculpture Park

At Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre, nature is their gallery. Their sculpture park celebrates the relationship between sculpture and nature. Visitors experience large, medium and small-scale outdoor sculptures and site-specific commissions under the open sky. Book a guided tour or drop by to explore at your own pace!

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Location: Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre (244034 Horizon View Rd.)Free - $25
Kablusiak's depiction of northern lights

mitaaqtuaqtunga

mitaaqtuaqtunga (no translation provided) welcomes viewers into an intimate, vulnerable offering of Inuit knowledge sharing. Through an interview with their mother, Inuvialuk artist Kablusiak imparts an ancient story passed down through their family over generations. Make sure to check it out!

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Location: The Bows (2001B 10th Ave. SW)Free
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Human Capital

Human Capital presents work that offers insight into the impact of Canada’s immigration policies and history: how it treats humans as capital, and the role it plays in shaping the complex and contested formation of a Canadian identity. Make sure to check it out!

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Location: Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW)With Admission
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Astral Dance

Contemporary Calgary presents Astral Dance, the first solo exhibition of works by Chitra Ganesh in Canada, and a significant survey of her practice spanning more than twenty years. Ganesh delivers fantastic, dreamlike worlds where the past, present and future are merged into new, speculative propositions.

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Location: Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW)With Admission
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Story Time at Heritage Park

On Wednesdays, treat your little ones to a storytelling session at Calgary’s Heritage Park! Nestle in at various sites throughout the Historical Village as their engaging volunteers share familiar classics and modern favourites. Following storytime, jump into action with movement activities and leave with take-home crafts!

Showtime: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Heritage Park (1900 Heritage Dr. SW)$4.95 - $9.95
Image of Respect and Honour by Gordon Wesley. Oil on canvas.

Stories from the Yethka

As part of a rotating exhibition of artworks that feature connections to the land, Gordon Wesley, a proud Nakoda Stoney from the Bighorn Reserve, brings the life of the wild into the still picture serving as memories of his wildlife experiences. Be sure to check out this exhibition!

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Location: Inglewood Bird Sanctuary (425 9th Ave. SE)Free
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Before It’s Gone

Composed of an acrylic paintings by Deborah Lougheed Sinclair depicting the wildflowers of the Canadian Rockies; this exhibition is a celebration of the beauty and diversity of our fragile ecosystems and a warning about the dramatic impacts of human activity and significant climate change.    

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Location: ASA Gallery, Crossroads Art Centre (1235 26th Ave. SE)Free
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Community Family Drumming Circle

Every other Saturday morning, check out a Community Family Drumming Circle, an opportunity for families with children up to 12 years old to immerse themselves in the rhythms and energies of drumming, storytelling and sharing that reflects traditional ways of connecting spiritually, emotionally, physically and socially. Registration required.

Showtime: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Tawaw West (2340 1 Ave. NW)Free
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The Picture Method

The Picture Method is what Jung later called Active Imagination. These works are images that have materialized by using this technique of fishing the unconscious mind. They grow and endlessly evolve over many years, often, if not always, into unexpected results. Check them out!

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Location: Sparrow Artspace (36 4th St. NE)Free
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Once Upon A Christmas

Once Upon A Christmas is one of Calgary’s most iconic holiday events, with hands-on activities and entertainment sure to delight guests of all ages, including choir performances, holiday storytime, crafts, Christmas theatre and much more. Head over to get your fix of wholesome holiday cheer!

Showtime: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Heritage Park (1900 Heritage Dr. SW)$14.95 - $19.95
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Home for the Holidays

When a flight from Orlando to Calgary gets grounded on Christmas Eve, it leaves four strangers stranded together in the airport. Ella is a Christmas enthusiast who insists on making friends with everyone and hosting an airport Christmas. Check out this Lunchbox Theatre original production!

An example of artwork from Jeweliyana Reece's first solo show: Nature 'n Nurture

Nature n’ Nurture

Framed on Fifth presents Jeweliyana Reece’s first solo show Nature ‘n Nurture, inspired by all the beautiful nature right outside our doors in YYC area. Featuring paintings and glass art, it’s a show not to be missed!

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Location: Framed on Fifth (1207 5th Ave. NW)Free
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Stories, Songs & Santa Causes

Join Tom Jackson and friends to celebrate the holiday season with the Stories, Songs and Santa Causes concert series in support of Alpha House Society. Expect an evening of original music, sing-along tunes, and signature Christmas music from this master storyteller!

Showtime: 7:30pm – 9:15pm
Location: Bella Concert Hall (18 Mount Royal Cir. SW)$75
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Mount Royal Kantorei Choir

As one of Mount Royal Conservatory’s choral ensembles, Mount Royal Kantorei offers a diverse and innovative choral experience to its members and audiences. The chorus has been making exceptional choral music for 26 years. Catch them for a lunch-hour concert as part of the ProArts@Noon Concert Series!

Showtime: 12:10pm – 1:00pm
Location: Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1st St. SE)Free
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Extravaganza Showcase

Canada’s Music Incubator and the National Music Centre present AE West Artist Extravaganza Showcase, a live concert featuring 12 participating artists, each performing two songs. Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis, so guests are encouraged to arrive early. Don’t miss it!

Questions?

Contact Calgary Arts Development’s communications team at 403.264.5330 ext. 211 or by email at events@calgaryartsdevelopment.com.

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