a spectacle and nothing strange by Eve Fowler
Images from a spectacle and nothing strange by Eve Fowler, part of extratextual | Image: Courtesy the artist and Mier Gallery

Exhibitions September 2017

Delight in a fresh season of shows and special events

Amy Jo Espetveidt

September brings a fresh batch of visual arts exhibitions as the scene once again gears up. Start the season with these stellar shows, special events, and so much more.

Machin

September 1 – 30, 2017
Little Gallery Bridgeland (732 McDougall Road NE)
Free

Alexis Kondra returns to the Little Gallery with one of the most intriguing exhibitions the gallery has seen. And it’s the first time the gallery has had to keep the exhibition watered. Attend the opening from 5:00 to 6:30pm on September 16.
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extratextual

September 1, 2017 – January 21, 2018
Contemporary Calgary (117 8th Ave. SW)
Free

An international exhibition of contemporary art informed by modes of writing, head to Contemporary Calgary to see this show curated by Lisa Baldissera and Joanne Bristol. The project explores writing techniques, as well as concepts of textuality and narrative, that have informed artistic production and is linked to international symposium Never the Same: what (else) can art writing do?
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Contemporary Kids Writer’s Scrapbook

September 3, 2017, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Contemporary Calgary (117 8th Ave. SW)
Free, registration required

This monthly series focuses on one specific artwork, artist, or theme found in Contemporary Calgary’s current exhibition, and welcomes families for a brief tour followed by an engaging art activity. Writer’s Scrapbook allows children to cut, collage, and paste images and words in their own one-of-a-kind notebook.
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Art Baby Tour

September 5, 2017, 10:00 – 11:00pm
Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)
$5 for adults, free for art babies

Bring the baby to the museum and join curator Sarah Todd for a relaxed, infant-friendly one hour tour of Kent Monkman’s exhibition Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience. This tour is for adults accompanied by children two and under.
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Aron Hill: Drawings & Paintings

September 5 – October 14, 2017
Christine Klassen Gallery (200, 321 50th Ave. SE)
Free

Aron Hill is a multidisciplinary artist based in Calgary who is known for his minimalist approach to drawing, painting, and installation. Explore his recent graphic paintings that recall aspects of minimalism and colour field.
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Introducing: Heather Close

September 5 – October 14, 2017
Christine Klassen Gallery (200, 321 50th Ave. SE)
Free

CKG welcomes emerging local artist Heather Close and showcases her meticulous handcrafted assemblages made from wood, paint, felt, and embroidery.
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Heather Close’s mixed media sculpture, Alpine

Heather Close’s mixed media sculpture, Alpine | Image: Courtesy of Christine Klassen Gallery

Teresa Posyniak: Drifters & Blooms

September 5 – October 14, 2017
Christine Klassen Gallery (200, 321 50th Ave. SE)
Free

Inspired by the complexity of nature, Teresa Posyniak’s richly textured paintings use plankton as a muse. See her latest large-scale paintings that capture the magnetism of these fascinating micro-organisms.
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Free First Thursday Nights

September 7, 2017, 5:00 – 9:00pm
Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)
Free

Kent Monkman’s Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience has been the talk of Canada’s visual arts community and here’s your last chance to check it out for free. The show closes September 10.
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The People’s Poetry Festival Art Opening

September 7, 2017, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Loft 112 (112, 535 8th Ave. SE)
Free

A poetry inspired art show and sale, kick off The People’s Poetry Festival with artwork from Sarah Melanie Harrill, Stacey Walyuchow, Jo Luke Giles, Nicole Love, Sachiko, Tammy Winterfield, and Elena Boston as well as poetry from Diane Guichon, Micheline Maylor, Melanie (Mel Vee) Hudson, Erin Vance, Eden Middleton, and Vivian M Hansen.
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September 7 – October 7, 2017
Herringer Kiss Gallery (709A 11th Ave. SW)

Free

Calgary-based Curtis Cutshaw created this series of paintings has fractured, deconstructed and organic images on individual birch wood tiles. The works may appear spontaneous, yet every piece, every mark is intentional. The artists’ touch, his hand, and his construction are at the centre of each work. Check out the show at it’s opening reception from 5:00 to 8:00pm on September 7.
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Metamorphosis

September 7 – October 7, 2017
HK INCUBATOR, Herringer Kiss Gallery (709A 11th Ave. SW)
Free

Computational media design artist Oksana Kryzhanivska explores the potential to enhance human perception with computationally-augmented experience of sculpture. Presented as part of Beakerhead, curator Marjan Eggermont is the Associate Dean (Student Affairs) and a senior instructor in The Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary. Speak to both Eggermont and Kryzhanivska at the show’s opening reception from 5:00 to 8:00pm on September 7.
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Taking Stock

September 8 – October 13, 2017
Alberta Printmakers Studio (4025 4th St. SE)
Free

Chad Erpelding’s exhibition Taking Stock analyzes data from Canada’s S&P/TSX composite index and studies its relationship with the global economy. Join him for an artist talk about his work at 7:00pm on September 8.
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In Blood and Bone

September 8 – October 14, 2017
TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary (2009 10th Ave. SW)
Free

Alana Bartol’s In Blood and Bone asks how dowsing might shift relationships between natural resources, technology, and place, while looking at remediation, care, and the reliability of information. Check out the show at its opening reception from 7:00 to 11:00pm on September 8.
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Embodied: MFA Graduate Exhibition Reception

September 14, 2017, 5:00 – 8:00pm
Nickle Galleries (410 University Court NW)
Free

Celebrate the work of students at the University of Calgary Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition. Embodied showcases the work of four artists—Nurgul Rodriguez, Elmira SarreshteDari, Ziya Lin, and Morgan Campbell—and looks at the ways they negotiate and reconcile their sense of identity in relation to either gender, time, or place.
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30th Anniversary Show

September 14 – October 11, 2017
Wallace Galleries (500 5th Ave. SW)
Free

In celebration of 30 years in business, Wallace Galleries is hosting a very special exhibition featuring every artist currently represented in the gallery. Featuring brand new works, check out the show at its reception, part of Alberta Culture Days, from 2:00 to 5:00pm on September 30.
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Wallace Galleries celebrate 30 years

Wallace Galleries celebrates 30 years with a special group show | Image: Courtesy of Wallace Galleries

Unveiling Event: Utility Box Project City of Calgary

September 15, 2017, 2:00pm
Meet at the utility box (10th St. & 5th Ave. NW)
Free, RSVP recommended

Over the past two months, 12 printmakers and writers have interviewed those who live and work in Hillhurst, Sunnyside, and Kensington, researched neighbourhood history, and transformed collected stories into art. Join them for a walking tour as the artists present their utility boxes and give some background to their pieces.
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extratextual Opening Reception & Book Launch

September 15, 2017, 5:00 – 10:00pm
Contemporary Calgary (117 8th Ave. SW)
Free

Join Contemporary Calgary for the book launch of Chris Kraus’ After Kathy Acker followed by the opening reception of extratextual. Curators and artists will be in attendance.
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Fall Exhibitions Opening Reception

September 15, 2017, 6:00 – 10:00pm
Esker Foundation (1011 8th Ave. SE)
Free

Celebrate the launch of the Esker Foundation’s fall exhibitions—Mary Anne Barkhouse’s Le rêve aux loups, Postcommodity’s A Very Long Line, and Making Treaty 7: Finding Common Ground.
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Never the Same: what (else) can art writing do?

September 15 – 17, 2017
Multiple venues
$25 – $75

An international symposium on the agencies and futures of art writing presented by Contemporary Calgary, Never the Same is a must for artists, critics, and art enthusiasts wishing to expand boundaries of conventional writing. The symposium features an extraordinary group of participants including internationally recognized American writer, editor, and art critic Chris Kraus.
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Field Station

September 15 – 19, 2017
Tuscany, Rocky Ridge & Royal Oak
Free, registration required

This series of arts-based community events are built around the Tuscany LRT Station Community Cultural Development Public Art Project. Both educational and creative, Field Station includes individual and collective opportunities to celebrate the local community and explore the final destination point on the Red Line and its surrounding neighbourhoods. Space is limited due to the nature of the creative activities.
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tender waves make the softest gestures & heart of gold, stomach of steel

September 15 – October 14, 2017
Jarvis Hall Gallery (333B 36th Ave. SE)
Free

Jarvis Hall Gallery opens its fall season with two solo exhibitions by Larissa Tiggelers and Jeremy Pavka. Tiggelers’ abstract painting process includes withdrawing from external concerns into intensive and contemplative colour mixing while Pavka uses humour, craftsmanship, and material choices in search of a punchline. Explore both shows at their opening receptions from 5:00 to 8:00pm on September 15. An artist talk is also scheduled for 2:00pm on September 16.
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Confluence

September 15 – October 14, 2017
Ruberto Ostberg Gallery (2108 18th St. NW)
Free

A flowing together or a place where things merge, Confulence describes the coming together of the divergent artistic practices of Adele Woolsey and Mary-Leigh Doyle. Two opening receptions are slated for 5:00 to 9:00pm on September 15 and 2:00 to 5:00pm on September 16 with artist demonstrations throughout the weekend.
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Diane Landry

September 15 – October 28, 2017
VivianeArt (1114 11th St. SW)
Free

Presented in partnership with Beakerhead, Canadian artist Diane Landry transforms everyday objects into beautiful and visually engaging artworks. This solo exhibition features a selection of kinetic sculptural installations that are hybrids of light, sound, and motion.
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Other-Portraits

September 15 – November 3, 2017
Stride Gallery (1006 Macleod Tr. SE)
Free

A collaborative sculptural project by Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill and Patrick Cruz, Other-Portraits looks at the processes of knowledge building, familiarization, and how we become acquainted with a person, place or thing. An opening reception takes place at 8:00pm on September 15.
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Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill and Patrick Cruz’s Other-Portraits

Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill and Patrick Cruz’s Other-Portraits | Image: Courtesy of Stride Gallery

East Side Studio Crawl

September 16, 2017, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Five locations in Inglewood & Ramsay
Free

Roll on down to the annual East Side Studio Crawl and explore the creative spaces of established and emerging artists. The crawl returns for its 14th year with over 80 artists opening their studios at Burns Visual Arts Society, Jeff De Boer Sculpture, Heritage Weavers & Spinners, Artpoint Gallery & Studios, and Studio 4 Painters.
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Artist Talk: Postcommodity

September 16, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30pm
Esker Foundation (1011 8th Ave. SE)
Free, registration recommended 

Postcommodity is an interdisciplinary arts collective made up of three Indigenous artists—Raven Chacon, Cristóbal Martínez, and Kade L. Twist. The artists live between Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Phoenix, and are known for their multimedia installations and performances about the borderlands.
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Christine Klassen Gallery Reception

September 16, 2017, 1:00 – 4:00pm
Christine Klassen Gallery (200, 321 50th Ave. SE)
Free

Celebrate the opening of shows by three generations of Calgary-based artists—Teresa Posyniak, Aron Hill, and Heather Close—this weekend at CKG.
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Aural Cosmologies

September 16, 2017, 8:30 – 11:00pm
Royal Canadian Legion #1 (116 7th Ave. SE)
Admission by donation

An evening social featuring poetry readings and performances by Lisa Robertson, Jeanne Randolph, derek beaulieu, Walter Scott, Cheryl L’Hirondelle, and Sleepy Panther, this open event is part of the Never the Same: what (else) can art writing do? symposium.
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CAMPER: SUBTEXT

September 16 & 17, 2017, 9:00am – 7:00pm
Outside of Arts Commons (205 8th Ave. SE)
Free

TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary rolls out its CAMPER for Contemporary Calgary’s NEVER THE SAME: what (else) can art writing do? Open daily, swing by from 12:30 to 1:30 for a lunch hour presentation from two guest symposium artists. A proposed space for discussion and regeneration, SUBTEXT offers symposium participants an auxiliary site to meet, connect, and reflect.
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Calgary ArtWalk

September 16 & 17, 2017
Throughout Inner Calgary, Downtown, Inglewood & Beltline
Free

Highlighting the expanse of visual art within Calgary, participating venues include artist studios, artist cooperatives, and artist run centres as well as commercial and public galleries. Open to everyone, this is a great opportunity to check out fall exhibitions and view artwork created by over a thousand artists.
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Building Blocks of Colour

September 16 – October 21, 2017
Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art (730 11th Ave. SW)
Free

A solo exhibition by Jonathan Forrest full of boldly coloured acrylic paintings playfully reference post-war abstract painting, check out his new series inspired by the space and light in his rural Saskatchewan studio.
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Midwinter Thaw

September 16 – October 21, 2017
Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art (730 11th Ave. SW)
Free

Yechel Gagnon’s process is physical and forceful. Featuring charred wood surfaces with accents of gold and bronze leaf, tinted and exotic veneers stand out in her custom-made plywood. An opening reception takes place from 2:00 to 4:00pm on September 16 with Gagnon expected to be in attendance.
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To talk to the worms and the stars

September 16 – October 28, 2017
The New Gallery (208 Centre St. SE)
Free

Curated by Natasha Chaykowski this unconventional show features works by Miruna Dragan, Maggie Groat, Rithika Merchant, and Cindy Mochizuki. Check it out at the opening reception at 8:00pm on September 15.
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A Very Long Line

September 16 – December 22, 2017
Esker Foundation (1011 8th Ave. SE)
Free

An immersive four-channel video and sound installation, A Very Long Line is made up of four screens of moving images framed by the constant presence of a fence. Interdisciplinary arts collective Postcommodity shot the piece along a portion of the border between Douglas, Arizona, USA and Agua Prieta in Sonora, Mexico.
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Le rêve aux loups

September 16 – December 22, 2017
Esker Foundation (1011 8th Ave. SE)
Free

Guest curated by Jennifer Rudder, Mary Anne Barkhouse invokes animal inhabitants and the flamboyant interiors of the Sun King, Louis XIV of France to create artworks that reveal the transitory nature of empire.
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Riverview Artists September Show & Sale

September 18 – 22, 2017, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Tenants Lounge, Centennial Place (Plus 15 Level, 250 3rd Ave. SW)
Free

See original artwork by 12 local artists and enter to win an original painting created at one of the group’s shared vision events. An artist will be in attendance each day.
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The Writing on the Wall: Works of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert, RCA

September 21 – December 16, 2017
Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary (410 University Ct. NW)
Free

Organized by Nickle Galleries and curated by Lindsey V. Sharman, don’t miss this long overdue examination of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert’s artwork. Featuring 60 pivotal pieces, the exhibition reflects the cyclical nature of Cardinal-Schubert’s work and includes pieces in painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, ceramic, and installation. The exhibition and a corresponding publication launch at the Nickle Galleries with a reception at 5:00pm on September 21.
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Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert’s Great Canadian Dream – Treaty No. 7

Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert’s Great Canadian Dream – Treaty No. 7  | Image: Collection of the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery

#DisArtsYYC

September 28, 2017, 5:30pm
Indefinite Arts Centre (8038 Fairmount Dr. SE)
Free, RSVP by September 20

Did you know Calgary is home to Canada’s oldest disability arts organization? Learn more about the Indefinite Arts Centre and the creative process its artists go through. Light refreshments served.
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Late Night Thursday I Love Dick TV Series Marathon

September 28, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Contemporary Calgary (117 8th Ave. SW)
Free, registration recommended 

Featuring a marathon of the popular TV series I Love Dick, head to Contemporary Calgary and enjoy drinks, snacks, and Kevin Bacon. Viewer discretion is advised.
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Treacherous Terrain: A History of the U.S.-Mexico Border

September 28, 2017, 7:00 – 8:00pm
Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE)
Free, registration recommended

A controversial place that has changed dramatically over the past century, this talk with Dr. Mary E. Mendoza discusses how and why the border has changed over time, as well as how both human migration and the natural environment have played a critical role in that process.
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Tribal Justice Film Screening

September 28, 2017, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)
$8 – $10

Glenbow welcomes back award-winning filmmaker Anne Makepeace for the Western Canadian premier of Tribal Justice. The film focuses on the efforts of two Indigenous judges Abby Abinanti and Claudette White, who use traditional concepts of justice to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety in their communities, and create a positive environment for youth.
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Art Now: Rolande Souliere

September 29, 2017, 10:00 – 11:30am
Taylor Family Digital Library, University of Calgary (410 University Ct. NW)
Free

Presented by the University of Calgary’s Department of Art, Art Now is a visiting artist and scholar series. Alberta College of Art and Design 2017 artist in residence Rolande Souliere’s multi-disciplinary practice spans sculpture, painting, collage, screen printing, and installation. In this session, Souliere will discuss how the choice of materials such as headlights, lampshades, street barriers are selected for their materiality, and used as a vehicle to address socio-political and cultural issues pertaining to Indigeneity.
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Maxwell Bates and Fellow Expressionist William Leroy Stevenson

September 29, 2017 – January 25, 2018
Gallery 505 (505 8th Ave. SW)
Free

This window gallery features exceptional works by both Maxwell Bates and William Leroy Stevenson including pieces from both Glenbow and The City of Calgary Public Art collections. See Nancy Townshend’s most recent curatorial work and her newly published essay at the book launch and opening reception from 5:00 to 7:00pm on September 29, 2017.
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Poetic Justice Photography Exhibition

September 30, 2017, 4:00 – 7:00pm
St. Louis Hotel (430 8th Ave. SE)
Free

A photography exhibition of new portraits by photographer Wilmer Aburto, this one-time only pop-up features musical guests Oaitse Hellard and Rondel Roberts. The images in this exhibition do contain nudity and are intended for mature audiences.
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Art Series I

September 30 & October 1, 2017, 12:00 – 5:00pm
Maillot Homes Showhome (129 Sliverhorn Ridge, Bearspaw)
Free

FosterMAK.com partners with local builder Maillot Homes for this showcase of amazing local art. Taking place in a showhome in Silverhorn in Bearspaw, tour through over 8,000-sq.-ft. while taking in over 100 pieces of art created by local artists. Each piece, and the home, is available to purchase.
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Ongoing Exhibitions

Her Potential For Corruption

Until September 1, 2017
Marion Nicoll Gallery LRT (1407 14th Ave. NW)
Free

Multidisciplinary artist Haley Craw’s Her Potential For Corruption presents the relics of the fallen woman—lingerie holds the memory of the body, an insistent absence marked with desire. Presented in partnership with the Marion Nicoll Gallery and Sled Island Music & Art Festival.
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Canadianisms: A Half Decade Inspired by Canada

Until September 2, 2017
Okotoks Art Gallery (53 North Railway St., Okotoks)
Free

An exhibit by Brandy Saturley, Canadianisms brings the two worlds of Canadian popular culture and Canadian iconography together. From a goalie mask on a Canadian flag, Saturley began a journey to marry the influences of Canadian pop culture with compositions of well-known, historical paintings. Go for a drive and check out this nearby exhibition.
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Weird Woman

Until September 9, 2017
Jarvis Hall Gallery (333B 36th Ave. SE)
Free

Visit Jarvis Hall to check out this group show curated by artist Sondra Meszaros and featuring works by Karen Azoulay, Claire Greenshaw, Jenine Marsh, Mary Morgan, and Carmen Winant.
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Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience

Until September 10, 2017
Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)
With admission

Kent Monkman’s Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience was created as a response to Canada 150 sesquicentennial celebrations. Featuring Monkman’s gender bending, time travelling alter-ego, Miss Chief Eagle Testickle is the guide on a journey through Canada’s history. As both artist and curator of the exhibition, Monkman places his own paintings, drawings and sculptural works in dialogue with historical artifacts and artworks borrowed from museum and private collections from across the country.
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North of Ordinary: The Arctic Photographs of Geraldine and Douglas Moodie

Until September 10, 2017
Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)
With admission

Presented in conjunction with the Exposure Photography Festival, this exhibition celebrates the remarkable creative partnership of Geraldine Moodie, Western Canada’s first professional female photographer, and her husband Douglas, a senior officer of the North-West Mounted Police.
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#ideasforawall Exhibition

Until September 16, 2017
Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design (1407 14th Ave. NW)
Free

In response to the recent solicitation issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office Customs and Border Protection, the Illingworth Kerr Gallery is inviting artists to imagine a prototype wall structure to be placed “in the vicinity of the United States border with Mexico.” Over 20 artists were asked to reflect on the meaning and implications of this solicitation, and imagine possible alternative scenarios for the future of this wall, but the call was opened to any artist who is interested in submitting their idea. You can even explore the exhibition online at undoingwalls.net.
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Textile: Contextural Celebrates Ten

Until September 16, 2017
Gallery 371 & Main Mall, Alberta College of Art + Design (1407 14th St. NW)
Free

Contextural’s Summer Residency program comes to a close and you can check out the work created at the show’s closing reception from 6:00 to 8:00pm on September 14. The artists will be in attendance.
contextural.ca

Citizens of Craft

Until September 23, 2017
Alberta Craft Gallery – Calgary, cSPACE King Edward (280, 1721 29th Ave. SW)
Free

Featuring exceptional work by 15 Alberta Craft Council professional members participating on the Citizens of Craft website, see pieces from this community of makers, appreciators, admirers, and shoppers.
albertacraft.ab.ca

Under the cave of winds

Until September 23, 2017
Untitled Art Society (343 11th Ave. SW)
Free

Initiated through a residency at CCA Glasgow, Maryse Larivière’s Under the cave of winds functions like a portal, wherein art, ecology, and politics collide. Including a new 16mm film and suite of sculptural works, the exhibition is accompanied by Larivière’s forthcoming epistolary novel, and an original sound work by Cosima Friesen.
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Transformations

Until September 24, 2017
Leighton Art Centre (282027 144 St. West, Foothills)
Admission by donation

Artist Rachelle LeBlanc presents this hooked sculpture exhibition that takes what is traditionally perceived as 2D tapestries and re-introduces the medium as modern and contemporary figurative 3D forms.
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I Am Western

Until October 1, 2017
cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW)
Free

In celebration of cSPACE’s newly opened creative hub, installations from 14 contemporary artists fill the expansive hallways of the King Edward School. A postmodern interpretation of the cowboy and western genre, see pieces from Chris Cran, Adrian Stimson, Lyndal Osborne, Terrance Houle, John Freeman, Heather Benning, Kris Weinmann, Tim Moore, Mitch Kern, Sherri Chaba, Pascale Ouellet, Billie Rae Busby, Rosanna Marmont, and Kelly Johner, curated by Melissa E. Cole and organized by Off Limits Arts.
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Treasure Sales at Northland Village

Until October 7, 2017
Northland Village Mall (5111 Northland Dr. NW)
Free entry

A new form of weekly market, this parking lot adventure combines a farmers market, artisans market, and community sale. Find a wide range of unique offerings and promotions happening every Saturday throughout the summer. And the best part? It’s unique each week.
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Ten Voices 2017: Photographic and Digital Works in Calgary

Until October 15, 2017
Alcove Gallery, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium (1415 14th Ave. NW​)
Free​

Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC, in partnership with the Friends of the Jubilee Auditoria Society present this Alberta-wide juried exhibition of artwork by 10 Alberta artists. Featuring photographic and digitally manipulated imagery, the exhibition ​focuses on the different ways artists respond to the world around and within them.
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Making Treaty 7: Finding Common Ground

Until October 22, 2017
Project Space, Esker Foundation  (1011 9th Ave. SE)
Free

A rotating exhibition of works produced in response to Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society’s Common Ground Dinner Series, see works including jewelry, glass, ceramics, photography, poetry, painting, drawing, and installation art.
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True Colours

Until October 25, 2017
ATB Stephen Avenue (102 8th Ave. SW)
Free

As the lead supporter of the Calgary Pride Festival, ATB believes in love and inclusivity for all Albertans. So to celebrate, its summer visual arts exhibition embraces the ideas of acceptance, belonging, and community. Featuring art from selected Alberta College of Art + Design students and alumni, make sure you swing by and check it out.
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Cultivating the Landscape: A Social History of Gardening in Calgary

Until November 5, 2017
Lougheed House (707 13th Ave. SW)
With admission

A new exhibit about Calgarians’ relationship with their gardens, Cultivating the Landscape shows how, through urban beautification movements, the imperative to grow vegetables for our community has shaped (and been shaped by) the land. The exhibit includes historic and contemporary photographs, gardening tools, archival material, and gardening ephemera, primarily from the 1890s to 1960s.
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