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 Visual Art Detail of Madeleine Lamon’s Effloresce 4 | Image: Courtesy of Christine Klassen Gallery May 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019 May Exhibitions It’s your last chance to see some blockbuster shows Amy Jo Espetveidt Location Various Venues May not only brings a fresh batch of visual arts events for you to check out, it also offers the opportunity to see some of Calgary’s most anticipated shows of the year. There’s also show and sales, pop-up events, and much more so don’t miss these fabulous events. Mini Masters May 2, 2019, 11:00 – 11:45am Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission, registration required Calling Calgary’s newest contemporaries! Join the Esker Foundation on the first Thursday of every month for a hands-on art class. Parents and guardians are invited to bring their little ones, ages two to five, to explore art making in this fun and social program. All are welcome to participate, just dress for mess. eventbrite.ca Free First Thursday Nights May 2, 2019, 5:00pm – 9:00pm Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) Free admission Get into Glenbow without paying a dime—this is a great chance to check out popular exhibitions for free including Christian Dior, Meryl McMaster: Confluence, and Chris Cran: At Play before they close at the start of June! facebook.com Loft 112 Celebrates Five Years Art Show May 2 – 13, 2019 Loft 112 (112, 535 8th Ave. SE) Free admission Marking a huge milestone, join Loft 112 for this exhbition featuring creators who have had shows over its first five years. And what celebration would be complete without cake? Swing by the reception from 6:00 to 9:30pm on May 2. facebook.com Thelonious May 2 – June 22, 2019 Herringer Kiss Gallery (101, 1615 10th Ave. SW) Free admission Toronto-based painter Michael Davidson’s work is bold, moody, and abstract. His work can be found in collections in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia, and you can explore it at this fresh solo show. herringerkissgallery Bring the Baby Art Tour & Tummy Time May 3, 2019, 12:00pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission, registration recommended A relaxed, social tour, bring your baby to the Esker Foundation and have tot-friendly fun while discussing the exhibitions. This program starts with a casual half-hour tour of the current exhibitions, followed by a half-hour of tummy time social fun for both baby and guardian! eventbrite.ca Nvrlnd Open House May 3, 2019, 5:00pm – 9:00pm Nvrlnd (1048 21 Ave. SE) Free admission Nvrlnd is opening to the public on the first Friday of every month. An artist-driven collective, it’s a great chance to have a wander through the halls, explore the space, and meet the resident artists to see what they are creating. facebook.com States of Transcendence with Elizabeth Diggon May 3, 2019, 7:00 – 8:00pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission, registration recommended Neil Campbell and Jeremy Shaw explore transcendence, psychedelia, and altered states of mind through vastly different materials and formal strategies. Join Elizabeth Diggon, Esker’s Assistant Curator, on this conversational tour. eventbrite.ca Robert Greenwood May 3 – 5, 2019 Hotbox Studio (5, 3628 15A St. SE) Free admission Robert Greenwood has taught visual, theatrical, and sculptural arts in 20 of the 25 countries to which he has travelled with Sun Ergos, A Company of Theatre and Dance. See his work at the show’s reception, May 2 from 5:00 to 9:00pm. hotbox.solidwoodwork.com A Word On A Wing May 3 – 25, 2019 Ruberto Ostberg Gallery (2108 18th St. NW) Free admission Keith Dalgleish’s colourful paintings are fresh and immediate, with loose brush strokes and challenging compositions. These individual portraits of small songbirds might seem fragile at first glance but are often strong and confident. Check out the show at one of its receptions from 5:00 to 9:00pm on May 3 or 2:00 to 5:00pm on May 4. ruberto-ostberg.com Life Cycles May 3 – June 1, 2019 Artpoint Gallery & Studios (1038 17th Ave. SE) Free admission See interpretations of the theme life cycles by three seniors who have experienced life as artists, wives, mothers, grandmothers, and great grandmothers. Each piece reflects on various aspects of theirs and their families’ lives. Check out the opening reception from 5:00 to 9:00pm on May 3. artpoint.ca When I Can No Longer Lay Waste to What is Already Ruined May 3 – June 15, 2019 Jarvis Hall Gallery (333B 36th Ave. SE) Free admission Marking Martin Bennett’s first solo show in Calgary since 2011, swing by the opening reception for Part One – These Things Happen from 5:00 to 7:00pm on May 3. jarvishallgallery.com Passionate Painters Art Group Show May 4, 2019, 10:00am – 5:00pm Country Hills Golf Club (1334 Country Hills Blvd. NW) Free admission Join 10 local artists and check out this spring art show. With a wide variety of work available for both viewing and purchase, you’re sure to find a treasure or two. The first 100 visitors get free art cards. facebook.com Spring Fling May 4, 2019, 12:00pm – 6:00pm Workshop Studios (2501 Alyth Rd. SE) Free admission Welcome warmer weather with Workshop Studios and check out this artist market in support of the Calgary Humane Society. There are even open studios, a silent auction, plant swap, mini-workshops, and more. facebook.com Latin American Art Festival May 4 – 18, 2019 cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW) Free admission Showcasing the talent and artistic work of Latin America, this exhibition includes paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photographs from local and international artists. An open house reception takes place on May 9 from 5:00 until 8:00pm, part of Viva La Cultura. casamexico.ca Ecstatic Dance with Marie-Claire O’Donoghue May 5, 2019, 9:30 – 11:00am Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission, registration recommended When was the last time you gave yourself permission to just dance without judgement, expectation, or wanting to look a certain way? Ecstatic Dance creates a setting for you to let go of your daily structured movement patterning, and let your body speak through dance. All ages and experience are levels welcome. Adult accompaniment required for children under 16. Be sure to dress appropriately to move. eventbrite.ca Spring Pottery Market May 5, 2019, 10:00am – 4:00pm Triwood Community Association (2244 Chicoutimi Dr. NW) Free admission Come out and support the Mount Pleasant Potters’ Guild at its annual spring pottery market. Featuring a huge selection of unique, hand-made functional and decorative pottery at excellent prices, find works from over 30 members. Be sure to come early for the best selection. calgarypottery.com Art Baby Tour May 8, 2019, 10:00 – 11:00am Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) Free – $5 Take a relaxed one-hour guided tour of Glenbow’s exhibition, On Location: Artists Explore a Sense of Place, your wee ones in tow. Recommended for parents and caregivers with children aged two and under, fussing is allowed. facebook.com Viva La Cultura May 9, 2019, 5:00 – 8:00pm cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW) Free admission Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with live music, open studios, art demonstrations, mini workshops, new art exhibitions, and more. Join in and gaze in awe as artists work live and showcase their finery! facebook.com Outliers: Queer History in Calgary May 9, 2019, 5:30 – 8:00pm Lougheed House (707 13th Ave. SW) Free admission With the launch of Outliers: Queer History in Calgary, be the first to see this new exhibit’s fascinating exploration—through artifacts, ephemera, video, newspaper clippings, photographs, and more—of more than 50 years of queer culture and activism in Calgary. facebook.com Cocktails & Couture May 9, 2019, 7:00 – 9:30pm Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) $50, 18+ only A romantic evening of haute couture and elevated cocktails, this is your chance to enjoy an intimate guided tour of Calgary’s first major international fashion exhibition, Christian Dior. facebook.com Esker Community Evening & Artist Talk May 10, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission An evening of activities, art-making and an artist presentation by Brandon Vickerd, head to the Esker Foundation for an inside look at the new public art installation Wolfe and the Sparrows, commissioned by the City of Calgary Public Art Program for the new 12th Street SE Bridge. facebook.com Spring Show & Sale May 11, 2019, 10:00am – 4:00pm St. Peter’s Anglican Church (903 75th Ave. SW) Free admission Check out the Group Art Society of Calgary’s Spring Show and Sale. Come for a day of art, meet the artists, and see original paintings in a variety of mediums, sizes, and prices. Donations for the Calgary Food Bank are gratefully accepted. facebook.com Etsy Calgary Spring Market May 11, 2019, 10:00am – 5:00pm Ross Glen Hall, Mount Royal University (4825 Mount Royal Gate SW) $3 Etsy Calgary is celebrating spring and Mother’s Day with its latest market. Shop from incredible handmade and vintage Etsy sellers in-person in Ross Glen Hall. There’s even free admission for kids 12 and under. facebook.com ADAC Calgary Gallery Hop May 11, 2019, 11:00am – 6:00pm Various venues Free admission A national not-for-profit organization, join the Art Dealers Association of Canada for this one-of-a-kind gallery hop. With stops at Wallace Galleries, Herringer Kiss Gallery, VIVIANEART, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Loch Gallery, Masters Gallery, and Jarvis Hall Gallery, you won’t want to miss it. facebook.com Family Museum Adventure: Explore the Art of Albertine Crow Shoe May 11, 2019, 1:00 – 3:00pm Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) $5 – $20 This behind-the-scenes museum adventure is designed for the whole family! Bring the whole gang and get the story behind the exhibition created by Glenbow’s latest Artist in Residence, Albertine Crow Shoe. Known for her striking jewellery designs, Albertine has paired her new artworks with art and objects from Glenbow’s collection that work together to tell stories about her own perspective on Blackfoot culture. facebook.com Christine Klassen Gallery Opening Reception May 11, 2019, 1:00 – 4:00pm Christine Klassen Gallery (200, 321 50th Ave. SE) Free admission With new shows by Karen Klassen and Madeleine Lamont, swing by Christine Klassen Gallery for this joint opening reception. There’s even a chance to hear Klassen give an artist talk at 2:00pm. christineklassengallery.com Riverview Artists Spring Show & Sale May 11 & 12, 2019 Killarney-Glengarry Hall (2828 28th St. SW) Free admission The 12 artists who make up the Riverview Artists Group present their latest exhibit of original paintings. Finding inspiration in a wide range of subjects, they express their ideas in a variety of styles and techniques. Artists are in attendance each day. riverview-artists.com Dinosaurs: A Blown Glass T-Rexhibition May 11 & 12, 2019, 12:00 – 5:00pm Sticky Tongue Gallery, Bee Kingdom (427 22nd Ave. NW) Free admission With a new exhibition all about dinosaurs, swing by Bee Kingdom HQ and check out its new Sticky Tongue Gallery for this playful show. You can even get your hands on a scotch glasses with a brand-new t-rex skeleton medallion. facebook.com I Am Not Here For Your Amusement May 11 – June 22, 2019 Christine Klassen Gallery (200, 321 50th Ave. SE) Free admission Fed up with how women are represented in art and the media—primarily driven by the male gaze—Karen Klassen set out to portray women as the strong and fierce individuals they are. Klassen’s refreshing portraits are unabashed representations of women, gazing right back at you. christineklassengallery.com Effloresce May 11 – June 22, 2019 Christine Klassen Gallery (200, 321 50th Ave. SE) Free admission Celebrated for her exquisite and contemporary take on the Dutch tradition of botanical illustration, Madeleine Lamont conveys a sense of urgency with her expressive floral paintings on mylar. christineklassengallery.com Print(ed) Word Salon Series: Carole Bondaroff & Lee Kvern May 14, 2019, 7:00 – 8:00pm Simmons-Harvie Community Living Room, Central Library (800 3rd St. SE) Free admission, registration required Join artist Carole Bondaroff and writer Lee Kvern as they discuss their book, How To Build A Street Girl. This salon series features presentations on the second Tuesday of each month with creators sharing their writing, art, and the process of collaborating to make their books. facebook.com In Conversation: Dior’s Perceptions of Femininity May 16, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00pm Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) $22.50 – $25 Hear insights from Dr. Ilya Parkins, assistant professor of gender and women’s studies at University of British Columbia Okanagan, on how fashion brings unique perspectives to history and the evolution of politics, culture and society, especially when viewed through a feminist lens. facebook.com Grad Show May 16 – June 1, 2019 Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta University of the Arts (1407 14th Ave. NW) Free admission This annual show features the work of graduates from AUArts’ ceramics, drawing, fibre, glass, jewellery and metals, media arts, painting, photography print media, sculpture and visual communications design programs. This year, the IKG presents work in the gallery and throughout the university by nearly 200 graduating students, including the recipients of the Board of Governors Awards. auarts.ca Authentically Indigenous Craft Show May 18, 2019, 10:00am – 5:00pm Kerby Centre (1133 7th Ave. SW) $2 Featuring amazing Indigenous artists from Calgary and the Treaty 7 area, take in the wonderful handmade wares, meet the artisans, and watch live artist demonstrations showing how they make and create. facebook.com Out For Lunch Tour May 23, 2019, 12:00 – 1:00pm Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) Free – $5 Join Glenbow curator, Sarah Todd, as she takes you through On Location: Artists Explore a Sense of Place and Antoni Tàpies: Prints: 1948-1976. glenbow.org Spring into Art May 24 & 25, 2019 Uplands Community Centre (20 Hawkside Rd. NW) Free admission Alberta Escape Artists’ next fine art show and sale features work by Janet B. Armstrong, Linda Fundytus, Anne McGilvary, Sue Penry, Barb Scott, and more. Take in artist demonstrations, refreshments, and live music by Martin Cochrane throughout the day. facebook.com Family Museum Adventure: Explore the Art of Antoni Tàpies May 25, 2019, 1:00 – 3:00pm Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) $5 – $20 This behind-the-scenes museum adventure is designed for the whole family! Bring your whole gang and get the story behind Glenbow’s collection of prints by internationally famous Spanish artist Antoni Tàpies. These abstract, layered artworks use symbols and colours to tell stories about Tàpies homeland and history. facebook.com Cinematic Sundays: McQueen May 26, 2019, 1:00 – 3:00pm Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) $8 – $10 A curated series of afternoon film screenings, see fantastic films celebrating the world of art, style, and fashion on the big screen. May’s edition features McQueen—a documentary that explores the extraordinary life, career, and artistry of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen. facebook.com Art Baby Art Films: McQueen May 30, 2019, 10:00am – 12:00pm Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) $8 – $10 A curated series of morning film screenings for adults with small children (ages two and under), head to Glenbow to see the documentary, McQueen. The film explores the extraordinary life, career and artistry of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen. facebook.com History Happenings: Parkside Pride May 30, 2019, 5:30 – 9:00pm Lougheed House (707 13 Ave. SW) $8 – $12.50 Head to Lougheed House on the last Thursday of the month for History Happenings, a new series of eight pop-up parties fuelled by entertainment and exploration. May’s event is dedicated to the mavericks of Canada’s LGBTQ2A+ community. eventbrite.ca Brutal Visions: Open House. Open Conversation. May 30, 2019, 5:30 – 9:00pm Contemporary Calgary, Centennial Planetarium (701 11th St. SW) Free admission, registration required Join Contemporary Calgary for its second installment of Open House. Open Conversation. This event features a panel discussion examining the enduring significance of brutalist architecture and a chance to learn more about the history of the Centennial Planetarium while exploring three temporary exhibitions. eventbrite.ca Exhibitions Launch May 31, 2019, 6:00 – 10:00pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission Join the Esker Foundation and celebrate the launch of its new exhibitions—ᐊᕙᑖᓂᑦᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂᑦᓄᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᓂᑦ Among All These Tundras and CHANNEL 51: IGLOOLIK – Celebrating 30 Years of Inuit Video Art—including a performance of siku/siku by Allison Akootchook Warden. All are welcome. facebook.com Ongoing Exhibitions Revolutionaries and Ghosts: Memory, Witness and Justice in a Global Canadian Context Until May 3, 2019 Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary (410 University Ct. NW) Free admission With works from the collections of Nickle Galleries and the MacKenzie Art Gallery, curated by Timothy Long and Christine Sowiak, each piece in this exhibition summons stories of political responses and personal memories of many world events from the 20th and 21st centuries. nickle.ucalgary.ca SPOTLIGHT: Jill Allan Until May 4, 2019 Alberta Craft Gallery – Calgary, cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW) Free admission Glass can reflect, magnify, project, and hold light to glow—and Jill Allan’s scrumptious glass creations sculpt light, bend colour, and bring joy to every home and body. albertacraft.ab.ca Hide and Seek Until May 4, 2019 Christine Klassen Gallery (200, 321 50th Ave. SE) Free admission At once playful and serious, Robert Pierce’s charcoal drawings are the result of a ritual spanning 25 years. Every night, he turns to his sketch book and connects to his subconscious using the surrealist technique of automatism or automatic drawing. Just like his drawings, this exhibition continually evolves, as works sold will be replaced. christineklassengallery.com Chameleon Until May 11, 2019 The New Gallery (208 Centre St. SE) Free admission An exhibition by international artist duo Varvara & Mar, Chameleon tackles current political and identity-related issues, welcoming any and all kinds of discourse and interpretations. It looks at how a complex identity crisis, brought on by a cosmopolitan and hyperconnected era, is causing a loss of belonging and the rise of radical nationalism. thenewgallery.org Quantification Trilogy Until May 12, 2019 Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission Jeremy Shaw’s first solo show in Calgary revolves around three para-fictional short films—Quickeners, Liminals, and I Can See Forever. Shaw’s central film trilogy is complemented by his photographic series Towards Universal Pattern Recognition. eskerfoundation.com Jeremy Shaw’s I Can See Forever | Still: Courtesy of Esker Foundation wheatfield Until May 12, 2019 Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission The works in Neil Campbell’s Esker exhibition range from wall paintings to vinyl print installations to forms milled from plate steel that gesture toward sculpture. His carefully articulated shapes and patterning morph gallery spaces from being familiar and static to something unexpected and active. eskerfoundation.com Long Tale Until May 14, 2019 ATB Financial (102 8th Ave. SW) Free admission Stories have been the primary means of sharing experiences, histories, and helping people understand the human condition and ourselves since the dawn of civilization. Presented by the Alberta University of the Arts and ATB Financial, Long Tale is an exhibition about love—of books, of storytelling, and their many contemporary forms. facebook.com Colour Revelations Until May 15, 2019 Knox Contemporary Gallery of Art, Eau Claire Market (200 Barclay Parade SW) Free admission Initially created as a one-time pop-up art exhibition, this gallery continues to surprise. Don’t miss this pop-up exhibition of contemporary visual art by artists Dusti Gomery, Chlan Grant, Jane Lochrie, Matt Trinh, Terry Gregoraschuk and our newest artist, Mao (Kun) Chen. knoxgalleryofart.com Abide Until May 18, 2019 TRUCK Contemporary Art (2009 10th Ave. SW) Free admission A series of video installations from Lyla Rye that explore the difficulty of being present and still in times of life changes, these installations overlay HD footage of the artist’s mother’s hospital room as she lay dying, with cellphone clips that her teenage daughter shoots. The footage is overlaid using two projectors, creating a physical superimposition where brightness obliterates while darkness reveals. truck.ca Soft Obstacles Until May 18, 2019 VIVIANEART (1114 11th St. SW) Free admission By creating complications and obstacles in the reading of painted surface, Julie Beugin also creates suspense in fiction through this narrative. Using her own photographs of the urban spaces around her, she paints, cuts, and layers to create her abstractions. vivianeart.gallery Walled Off – The Politics of Containment Until May 20, 2019 Founders’ Gallery, The Military Museums (4520 Crowchild Trail SW) With admission A group exhibition of photography by Edmund Clark, Paula Luttringer, Peter van Agtmael, and NOOR Za’atari along with project artists Nina Berman with Andrea Bruce, Alixandra Fazzina, and Stanley Greene, Walled Off is guest curated by Dona Schwartz, PhD, Professor, Department of Art, University of Calgary. eventbrite.ca Nocturn Until May 22, 2019 Jubilee Gallery, Southern Jubilee Auditorium (1415 14th Ave. NW) Free admission The artworks shown in this Alberta Society of Artists juried exhibition reveal the diversity of artistic response. It’s one of the most intriguing thematic exhibitions the society has held and will be staged in several Alberta locations. albertasocietyofartists.com AOHITWAMBTRU Until May 24, 2019 Main Space, Stride Gallery (1006 Macleod Tr. SE) Free admission Teresa Tam’s an ordinary hole-in-the-wall along macleod before the railway underpass (AOHITWAMBTRU) is an exhibition that features a temporary food stall specializing in house-made tofu, rice cakes, noodles, and preserved foods. There are even cooking shows and special dinners to check out. stride.ab.ca Alberta Craft Council Exhibitions Until May 25, 2019 Alberta Craft Gallery – Calgary, cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW) Free admission With three new shows—Because It Never Occurs to Us That We Cannot, Milk & Oil, and The Surface of Things—be sure to swing by the Alberta Craft Gallery’s Calgary location to see work by Robin Lambert, Giselle Peters, and Brenda Malkinson. albertacraft.ab.ca One New Work: Chris Cran Until May 26, 2019 Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission The eighth installment of curator Nancy Tousley’s ongoing new work series shines a light on acclaimed—and occasionally notorious—local artist, Chris Cran. glenbow.org Dear Nevermore Until June 1, 2019 Herringer Kiss Gallery (101, 1615 10th Ave. SW) Free admission Blake Senini is one of Alberta’s most highly regarded sculptors. Light and photography, with their peculiar characteristics and relationships to form, have always been of particular interest to Senini’s studio practice and research, and you can explore them at this unique show. herringerkissgallery.com 17th Annual Juried Members Show Until June 2, 2019 Main Gallery, Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) Admission by donation With 61 pieces selected from 450 submissions, this year’s Leighton Art Centre Juried Members Show promises to be a varied and exciting exhibition. Represented media include acrylic, oil, watercolour, photography, felting, silk screen, pen and ink, pencil, charcoal, pastel, printmaking, textile arts, and mixed media, and all work is available for purchase. leightoncentre.org Christian Dior Until June 2, 2019 Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission Experience a selection of breathtaking fashions ranging from daytime to evening wear for grand occasions in this much-anticipated international fashion exhibition. Organized by the Royal Ontario Museum, Christian Dior explores the ground-breaking work of one of fashion’s greatest couture houses and a glimpse into the rise of a fashion icon. glenbow.org Meryl McMaster: Confluence Until June 2, 2019 Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission Ottawa-based artist Meryl McMaster transforms her appearance, whether by layering photographic images onto her body or through elaborate costumes and props she creates and inhabits as alter egos. An individual of Plains Cree and Euro-Canadian heritage, McMaster uses her work to explore the dimensions of her own sense of identity and the complex history of the photographic representation of Indigenous peoples. glenbow.org Soft Focus Until June 5, 2019 Open Spaces Gallery, Centre Street CTrain Station (124 7th Ave. SW) Free admission Failed, frozen, or partially-rendered images create blurry, digital mirages of people, places, and moments. Images that have not fully resolved or loaded gel into beautiful, contemplative washes of colour, sometimes with traces of intentioned content. Hazel Eckert’s Soft Focus brings together large-scale printed works of nearly-captured moments from her iPhone. truck.ca Traversing the line, with no fixed point Until June 7, 2019 Alberta Printmakers Gallery and Studio (4025 4th St. SE) Free admission Using unusual combinations of media materials, Briana Palmer arranges enchanted worlds where the objects and images are transported from their original source. Her primary practice is in printmaking, sculpture, and installation where she creates works that reflect an intersection between perception, experience, and social ideologies taken from her own cultural practices, up-bringing, and daily experiences. albertaprintmakers.com Past (Tense) Until June 28, 2019 HUB @ 302 (302, 1235 26th Ave. SE) Free admission An exhibition by David Scott, join the Alberta Society of Artists for Past (Tense). Explore it during the opening reception from 1:00 to 3:00pm on May 11, with an artist talk taking place at 1:30pm. albertasocietyofartists.com David Scott’s Vanished | Image: Courtesy of Alberta Society of Artists Antoni Tàpies: Prints, 1948-1976 Until July 14, 2019 Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission One of the most significant Spanish artists of the 20th century, Antoni Tàpies’ printmaking is intense, politicized, and defiant. This collection was acquired by Glenbow in 2010 and has never before been publicly exhibited at the museum. glenbow.org Artist In Residence: Albertine Crow Shoe Until January 5, 2020 Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission Glenbow’s artist-in-residence program invites multidisciplinary artists to interact with Glenbow’s vast collection of art and cultural material to inspire new works. Albertine Crow Shoe is known primarily for her exquisite jewellery and this exhibition features highlights of her past work as well as entirely new creations based on her discoveries from working with Glenbow’s collection. glenbow.org Ladylikeness: Historical Portraits of Women by Women Until January 5, 2020 Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission Presented in partnership with Library and Archives Canada, head to Glenbow to see a varied selection of portraiture produced over a 200-year period, with works dating from 1768 to 1960. Ladylikeness offers a fascinating look at how these artists chose to work within the genre in different ways, making it their own. glenbow.org Have a visual arts event that’s not listed above? Email us at email@example.com or fill out this form.