An image from exhibition At the Edge of Two Worlds
Check out Chun Hua Catherine Dong's new exhibition | Photo: Michel Antoine Castonguay, Courtesy of TRUCK Contemporary Art

Free This Week

May wraps up with some great events

Haider Ali

  • Location Various Venues 
  • Price Free

May comes to a close with all the things you love to do this time of year! Check out a spring pottery sale, wander an outdoor night market in Calgary’s  new northwest neighbourhood, and hit up a Korean cultural celebration. There’s all that and more in this week’s round-up of free events. Start planning!

U/D Night Market

May 25, 2022, 5:00 – 9:00pm
University District Central Plaza (University Ave. NW)
Free to explore

University District is partnering with Marketspot YYC to bring Calgarians night markets all summer long from May to September. Stop by University District’s Central Plaza (located beside Village Ice Cream) to enjoy more than 20 local vendors, live music, entertainment, and more!

At the Edge of Two Worlds Opening Reception

May 27, 2022, 6:00 – 10:00pm
TRUCK Contemporary Art (2009 10th Ave. SW)
Free to attend

Featuring virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D-printed sculptures, video, and performance photographs, Chun Hua Catherine Dong’s At the Edge of Two Worlds explores new digital possibilities for bridging gaps between memories and experiences whilst mediating culture and identity through the lens of gender and diaspora.

Spring into Art

May 28, 2022, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Haysboro Community Centre (1204 89th Ave. SW)
Free to explore

The Federation of Canadian Artists-Calgary Chapter is proud to present the latest creations of its accomplished members. The artwork presented has been selected by an independent jury and is available for sale.

AUArts Community Day

May 28, 2022, 2:00 – 5:00pm
Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta University of the Arts (1407 14th Ave. NW)
Free to explore

AUArts Community Day showcases the new faces of art, craft, and design. The public is invited to visit the annual AUArts graduating students’ exhibition to discover the emerging creative talents from the AUArts degree program, with a wide selection of work from BFA and BDes graduates on display.

Korean Cultural Heritage Festival

May 28, 2022, 4:00 – 8:00pm
Globe Cinema (617 8th Ave. SW)
Free to attend

You’re invited to a cultural night with a program that features: a screening of the film The Miracle, Modeumbug, Chan Lee Taekwondo, K-pop dance, Korean musicians, Korean traditional dance, HanBeat Samulnori, dragon dance by Jing Wo Cultural Association, and Harmony Guzheng.

Spring Pottery Sale

May 29, 2022, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Triwood Community Hall (2244 Chicoutimi Dr. NW)
Free to explore

Mount Pleasant Potters’ Guild is a group of talented local artists with a passion for mucking about in clay. Delicate, fine, brutal, whimsical, and everything in between describes the range of wares you’ll find at this awesome pottery sale.

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