A circular photo of a sea and horizon surrounded by a white box.
Sarah Fuller's Eldey Island | Photo: Courtesy of Christine Klassen Gallery

Exposure Photography Festival

New partnerships and 40 participating galleries launch the 13th annual offering

Amy Jo Espetveidt

  • Price Free - $45
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A month-long, province-wide festival of amazing and groundbreaking works of photography? We are so in.

With 40 participating galleries and a whole month of programming, the 13th annual Exposure Photography Festival should be on your to-do list this February. The festival features photography exhibitions, artist talks, opening receptions, and other events that celebrate the art of photography in all its forms.

And the newly opened Phase 1 of cSPACE King Edward (1721 30th Ave. SW) will be serving as a central festival hub with three month-long exhibitions that provide direct opportunities for photographers—the 2017 Emerging Photographer Showcase, the Open Call Group Exhibition, and the Auction Gallery.

Other festival highlights include North of Ordinary: The Arctic Photographs of Geraldine and Douglas Moodie opening February 18 at GlenbowCamouflage (Hulinhjálmsteinn) at the Christine Klassen Gallery, and the 2017 Closing Gala Photographers’ Ball on February 25.

Exposure Photography Festival runs February 1 to 28, 2017 at venues in in Calgary, Canmore, Banff, and Edmonton. The full schedule can be found at exposurephotofestival.com.