Event Directory Search for upcoming events Picks and Previews Plan ahead to check out these not-to-be-missed events All Theatre Dance Music Film & Media Visual Art Literary Festival Promotion Free Free Be sure to catch Retrospect at the Festival of Animated Objects | Photo: Sean Dennie March 15, 2023 - March 21, 2023 Free This Week There's plenty of art and culture to take in for free this week Haider Ali Location Various Venues Price Free If you’re looking for things to do this week, you’re spoiled for choice! And if you’re looking for what’s free, well, we have you covered there too. With so many events to choose from, you can take in a festival, photography, exhibition, vocal ensemble and more! Retrospect Until March 17, 2023 cSPACE Eau Claire Neighbourhood Hub (381 2nd Ave. SW) Free to attend Photographer Sean Dennie takes you behind the mask to meet the person behind the art through imaginative and revealing artist portraits. These images were captured by Dennie during the 20-year history of the Festival of Animated Objects from 2002-2019. puppetfestival.ca Active Mythologies Until March 19, 2023 cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW) Free to attend Active Mythologies: Masks and Personal Narratives looks to celebrate the abilities of mask artworks to tell a story in relation to the artist’s traditional roots and personal mythologies. Don’t miss this fascinating exhibition of masks and personal objects! puppetfestival.ca Notre Dame Vocal Ensemble March 15, 2023, 12:10 – 1pm Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1st St. SE) Free Notre Dame High School Vocal Ensemble comprises singers in Grades 10 to 12 under the direction of Lisa Stelmack and piano accompanist Egor Ukoloff. The ensemble members rehearse twice a week after school hours throughout the year. Go support them at this noon-hour show presented by ProArts! proartssociety.ca Dust in the Sunlight — Exhibition Tour March 16, 2023, 6 – 7pm Esker Foundation (4th floor, 1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to attend Join Esker Foundation Director/Curator Naomi Potter for a tour of the gallery’s current exhibitions: Ragnar Kjartansson’s The Visitors, and Margaux Williamson’s Interiors. Make sure to to register as spots are limited! eventbrite Jean McEwen: Select Works March 18 – April 12, 2023 Wallace Galleries (500 5th Ave. SW) Free to attend Wallace Galleries is hosting an exclusive exhibition of select works by Jean McEwen. Celebrating the centennial of his birth, Jean McEwen is a renowned Canadian Québécois artist know for his groundbreaking work during the action expression movement of the ’50s-’60s and beyond. wallacegalleries.com Snap Shots: Pages from the Past March 18 – April 12, 2023 Wallace Galleries (500 5th Ave. SW) Free to attend In conjunction with the Jean McEwen exhibition, Wallace Galleries presents works on paper by Ted Godwin, Kenneth Lochhead and Harold Town. Snap back in time with some historic modern works of artists from the Regina Five and Painters Eleven. wallacegalleries.com Forward Together — Closing Reception March 16, 2023, 7pm The Bows (2001b 10th Ave. SW) Free to attend Forward Together is a group exhibition curated by Stephanie One Spot, Letecia Ochoa, Kayla Gale and AJ Kluck that showcases Indigenous artists and their expression of sovereignty and self-determination, contemplating the question: How do we as Indigenous peoples decide and imagine and create our future? thebows.org Have a free event that’s not listed? Email us at email@example.com or fill out this form.