Image of a few members of the band HYMM
Catch an incredible noon-hour concert by HYMM | Photo: Courtesy of ProArts Society

Free This Week

A new week brings new events to enjoy

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  • Location Various Venues 
  • Price Free

It’s a bit of a quieter week as we inch closer to summer, but there are still a few free offerings to check out, including ones from ProArts Society, TRUCK Contemporary Art, and the National Music Centre for Seniors’ Week. Get planning and get out there!


June 8, 2022, 12:10 – 1:00pm
Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1st St. SE)
Free to attend

ProArts@Noon Concert Series presents HYMM, a world-fusion band whose focus is to transform traditional melodies from around the world into modern compositions for their audiences. The ensemble features seven talented musicians who utilize Persian dulcimer/santur, violin, clarinet, bass, and percussion.

Spectator Sports Opening Reception

June 9, 2022, 5:00 – 8:00pm
Nickle Galleries, Taylor Family Digital Library, University of Calgary (411 Campus Lane NW)
Free to attend

In Spectator Sports, Kyle Beal uses objects and languages to reveal our own cultural obsessions in ways that are both witty and worrying. Beal’s practice uses beautifully rendered drawings, found objects, and slickly made facsimiles to engage his audience and lead them to the complex reflections within.

Sun n’ Sips

June 11, 2022, 3:00 – 7:00pm
ATCO Park (5302 Forand St. SW)
Free to attend

Rümi wants you to make the most of the summer rays at their brand new Sun n’ Sips summer patio pop-up. Stop by for hot tunes, cold drinks, and tasty Blue Flame Kitchen snacks at the summer’s most anticipated pop-up patio series!

FunDrum Music Therapy — Senior’s Week

June 11, 2022, 11:00am
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (300, 851 4th St. SE)
Free to attend for individuals 65+, registration required

In recognition of this year’s Seniors’ Week call to move and groove, individuals 65 and over are invited to a free FunDrum music therapy session to move, groove, and experience the power of music.

At the Edge of Two Worlds Exhibitions Tours

June 11, 2022, 2:00pm
TRUCK Contemporary Art (2009 10th Ave. SW)
Free to attend

Featuring virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D-printed sculptures, video, and more, Chun Hua Catherine Dong’s exhibition explores new digital possibilities for bridging gaps between memories and experiences while mediating culture and identity through the lens of gender and diaspora.

Clothesline Online Art Sale

Until June 30, 2022
Free to explore

Leighton Art Centre brings an online version of this beloved annual event right to your couch or kitchen table for the third year in a row! Shop unframed artworks created by some of their talented artists in various mediums and styles.

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