An image of Waterhauler (2020) by Jamie Kroeger
See Democracy of Jewellery | Image: Courtesy of Alberta Craft Council

Free This Week

March has arrived bringing new offerings along with it

Haider Ali

  • Location Various Venues 
  • Price Free

March has arrived, and new free offerings along with it! Get out there and check out a noon-hour concert or an exhibition opening reception. You can even stay in and tune into an online talk. Either way, get planning to make sure you don’t miss it!


Until March 4, 2022
Alberta Printmakers Gallery (4025 4th St. SE)
Free to explore

It’s your last chance to check out WYSIWYG by Alex Linfield. Materials such as dust are known for their strong connection to the passage of time. However, through the works in this exhibition, many fundamental concepts of being are defamiliarized through subtle digital manipulations of familiar materials and surfaces.

Democracy of Jewellery

Until March 5, 2022
Alberta Craft Gallery & Shop, cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW)
Free to explore

Jewellery is one of humankind’s earliest known expressions of creative endeavour. This exhibition is a compelling cross-section of interdisciplinary art jewellery practices that responds to questions like what happens to jewelry making when subjected to the generalization and globalization of the marketplace?


Until March 5, 2022
Christine Klassen Gallery (321 50th Ave. SE)
Free to explore

A group photography show in conjunction with the Exposure Photography Festival, this exhibition showcases six photographers’ unique explorations of site and place within their creative practices. Whether historic, socio-political, fantastical, or mystical the captured spaces are all are thought-provoking!

Art is For Sharing Artist Reception

March 1, 2022, 5:00pm – 8:30pm
Framed on Fifth (1207 5th Ave. NW)
Free to attend

Curiously creative, Sheila Schaetzle’s love for creating art is a lifelong journey. Her paintings are lived experiences—conversation starters of a place or a time. You might feel it speaks to you too.

Calum Lykan

March 2, 2022, 12:10 – 1:00pm
Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1st St. SE)
Free to attend

ProArts@Noon Concert Series presents professional storyteller and experienced performer Calum Lykan. Lykan provides audiences with a unique and wonderful storytelling experience. His traditional background makes him well suited to provide a quality performance experience.​

REWILD Opening Receptions

March 4 & 5, 2022
Ruberto Ostberg Gallery (2108 18th St. NW)
Free to attend

Artists John F. Ross and Ryan Smitham are excited for their first major exhibition in over three years with a whimsical and provocative dive into the complex relationship between humans and the natural world. The exhibition features over 20 new paintings accompanied by immersive, thought-provoking sculptures.


Opens March 5, 2022
The Edison (150 9th Ave. SW)
Free to explore

The first exhibition in Glenbow’s new satellite location is a landmark exhibition of more than 200 works of art by a generation of extraordinary women painters, photographers, sculptors, architects, and filmmakers from the early 20th century. These pioneers opened new frontiers for women artists in Canada.

IWD Group Exhibition Opening Reception

March 5, 2022, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Wallace Galleries (500 5th Ave. SW)
Free to attend

Wallace Galleries is excited to feature their roster’s women artists in one fabulous exhibition that highlights the works of 15 incredible artists through this year’s theme, Break The Bias, which challenges artists to imagine a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination.

El Niven & The Alibi

March 5, 2022, 8:30pm
King Eddy, National Music Centre (438 9th Ave. SE)
No Cover

Unapologetically original, Edmonton-based El Niven and The Alibi create music that is equal parts poetically-bittersweet and rank rock and roll for their own brand of Western blues-rock. Catch these true-blue rock and rollers perform a free show on the legendary King Eddy stage!

Let’s Break the Bias

March 8, 2022, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Stream online
Free to attend, registration required

Unlikely Friends presents a story premiere and real conversation on breaking bias. This collaboration between four Calgary-based female entrepreneurs creates an intentional space where societal stigmas are dismantled and diversity is embraced through genuine dialogue and video storytelling.

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