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Screenshot from Untunnelling Vision interactive tour

Untunnelling Vision

Join TRUCK and Mountain Standard Time online to experience a series of installations by artist Jin-me Yoon. Untunnelling Vision is the culmination of site-specific research in combination with an artistic practice focused on the entanglements of militarism, tourism, and colonialism. Be sure to explore this interactive tour.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
A graphic for Home/Work: Creating Connections

Home/Work: Creating Connections

Starting as a thematic art challenge, the intent of this first ever virtual Contextural member exhibition was to keep members connected, engaged, and creative during the summer months. Members were asked to create an 8″ x 8″ work using any materials they had at hand.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
School children exploring the Leighton Art Centre, captured by Leighton Centre Staff

Made For This Place: The Leighton Legacy

An exhibition that explores the lives and art of prominent Alberta artists A.C. Leighton and Barbara Leighton, this story offers a unique insight into the rich artistic history of Southern Alberta through the Leighton Art Centre’s stories of adventure, creation, and community-building.

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Location: OnlineFree
A piece in I Lost the Keys to Apartment 302 by RAZA

I Lost the Keys to Apartment 302

The Immigrant Council for Arts Innovation (ICAI) and The Bows presents works by RAZA, a newborn multi-medium art collective formed by South American artists Valentina and Laura Caraballo who seek to further their understandings of the self and world through art.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
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Community Storytellers

The National Music Centre launches the online version of Community Storytellers, a new temporary exhibition that honours the music stories of the Alberta community, highlighting eight different community stories, of the more than 30 narratives included in the upcoming onsite exhibit. Be sure to check it out.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
A graphic promoting A Three-Body Problem: Artist Talk with Ashley Bedet and Fionn Duffy

A Three-Body Problem

Join artists Ashley Bedet and Fionn Duffy as they share some of the working processes behind their collaborative project, A Three-Body Problem. What is the third body? And what is the nature of its constituent stuff when there isn’t a material place or physical object to hold it? This talk is presented in conjunction with a book launch.

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
Detail of Razieh Alba’s Bittersweet: Esther Raber

She Also Served

To highlight the contributions of Jewish Canadian servicewomen, and to counter the lack of public awareness of their participation in the Second World War, this online exhibition presents nine original two-dimensional artworks inspired by the stories of these Jewish women. The exhibition is curated by Jennifer Eiserman.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
A graphic promoting the virtual galleries at Arts Commons for Spring 2021

RBC Emerging Visual Artists Program

The RBC Emerging Visual Artists Program provides key mentoring, exhibition, and networking opportunities for artists looking to establish their careers in the Calgary arts community, and its spring exhibitions are officially open—virtually! Check out works from 31 artists this season.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
A graphic for the 2021 AUArts Grad Show

AUArts Grad Show

Experience artwork, portfolios and a 360° gallery tour featuring the latest art, craft, and design from the grads of the Alberta University of the Arts. The Grad Show celebrates the talent, determination and creativity of these students in the areas of ceramics, drawing, fibre, jewellery and metals, painting, sculpture, and more!

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
The Picturing the Northwest gallery at Glenbow

Picturing the Northwest

Experience history through art in Glenbow’s historical art gallery. From artworks reflecting Calgary’s unique vantage point as a gateway to the Rocky Mountains to paintings depicting the age of exploration in North America, see the history of our region brought to life through the eyes of artists. Be sure to explore it.

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Location: Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)With Admission
A photo of Ii'pait'aapiiyisinn on The Bows Billboard

Ii’pait’aapiiyisinn

Evelyn Mikayla Martin (Itsooaakii)’s body of work primarily consists of self-portraits that serve to hold space for herself and all of her intersecting identities, along with other BIPOC women whose identities and lived experiences resonate with her own. Swing by and check it out when you can.

Window installation
Location: The Bows Billboard (2001B 10th Ave. SW)Free
Works on display at the HK Summer 2021 Group Show

Summer Group Show

Herringer Kiss Gallery presents an in-person rotating exhibition of diverse works by gallery artists, including Howard Lonn, Katie Ohe, Shelley Adler, Harry Kiyooka, Renee Duval,Genevieve Dionne, David Burdeny, Fiona Ackerman, Sara Robichaud, and more. You can also view it online.

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Location: Herringer Kiss Gallery (101, 1615 10th Ave. SW)Free
A graphic for the Farmers & Makers Market at cSPACE King Edward

Farmers & Makers Market

Check out this outdoor farmers market in the heart of the inner-city, with local vendors offering treats and artisan wares. Shop the market and enjoy what cSPACE has to offer. Come and get to know your local farmers and meet your local makers!

Showtime: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Location: cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW)Free
A picture of Eat & Seek at Southcentre Mall

Eat & Seek

Eat & Seek is an inventive, interactive outdoor dining space featuring artwork from local Alberta artists. Explore vibrant interactive designs and wordplay that will inspire you to hunt for hidden messages in a larger-than-life word search, attempt an unconventional hopscotch, and more!

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Location: Southcentre Mall (100 Anderson Rd. SE)Free
A graphic for the The Boxed Stories Gallery at Loft 112

The Boxed Stories Gallery

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 are encouraged to discover varied artworks as they open each drawer. This gallery is curated by 32 Calgary artists and writers.

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Location: Loft 112 (112, 535 8th Ave. SE)$5
An installation view of Thinking of You at the Esker Foundation

Thinking of You

Thinking of You explores writing, connection, and memory through the process of making postcards for friends and family. Youth artists synthesized text and images to capture the sense of missing one another, and an attempt to link with those separated by space and time.

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Location: Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE)Free
Installation view of the exhibition Unmasking Imagination at the Esker Foundation

Unmasking Imagination

Through multiple artistic mediums, children aged eight to 13 worked with artist Katie Green to explore what it meant to embody the mask and character they were creating in art camp. Check out the artistic results these children achieved through mindfulness and creative practice!

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Location: Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE)Free
A photo of Everywhere We Are on display at Contemporary Calgary

Everywhere We Are

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.

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

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

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