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 transportation of salts | Photo: courtesy of Christine Klassen Gallery Nov. 1, 2022 - Nov. 30, 2022 November Exhibitions Say yes to art this November Haider Ali Location Various Venues Price Prices Vary The month of November is the perfect time to check out some of the visual art on display around town while also getting a head start on holiday shopping. Read this month’s exhibition roundup and get planning! Nesting November 2 – 29, 2022 Calgary Central Library (800 3rd St. SE) Free to explore A part of Miriam Fabijan’s research into motherhood, womanhood and matriarchy, many of the images in this exhibition come from Slovenian lacemaking patterns and lace the artist has collected, been gifted or inherited. drive.google.com Art Market Arts & Craft Sale November 17 – 20, 2022 TELUS Convention Centre (36 8th Ave. SE) $10 – 15 Four days of amazing shopping with a large selection of art and craft on offer. Take your time, connect with the artists and find something for everyone on your list — enjoy a glass of wine or beer while you’re at it. artmarketcraftsale.com BUMP Cinematheque November 18, 2022, 7pm Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW) Free to attend The Beltline Urban Murals Project is excited to announce the launch of BUMP Cinematheque where they’ll be premiering BUMP’s first documentary film and showcasing the work of nine local artists in an exhibition. yycbump.ca Handmade Here Curious Christmas Market November 19 & 20, 2022, 10am – 5pm Triwood Community Hall (2244 Chicoutimi Dr. NW) Free to explore Everyone is welcome at Handmade Here’s 17th annual Curious Christmas Market. Their Artist Collective of 25 established and emerging artists from Calgary and surrounding areas are passionate about all things handmade. handmadehere.ca Ongoing Exhibitions Relational Until November 26, 2022 Christine Klassen Gallery (321 50th Ave. SE) Free to explore Heavy and light, the balance within geometric form, and the beauty of careful attention to negative space; these elements became the foundation for this new series of sculptures by Joanne MacDonald. christineklassengallery.com transportation of salts Until November 26, 2022 Christine Klassen Gallery (321 50th Ave. SE) Free to explore Visually stunning yet curious at the same time, this exhibition by Calgary-based Bryce Krynski features sculptural elements alongside varying presentations of photographic images. christineklassengallery.com Robin Arseneault + Mark Dicey Until November 26, 2022 Norberg Hall (333b – 36th Ave. SE) Free to explore This two-person exhibition by Calgary-based artists Robin Arseneault and Mark Dicey utilizes contrasting processes, palettes and materiality to create their own unique visual language. norberghall.com Free Art Fridays Until November 26, 2022 YYC/LRT (Corner of 8th Ave. and 10th St. SW) Free to participate Free Art Fridays is a movement where you can get involved in making original artwork and then gifting it to the public. Join Bryan Faubert on Fridays to create art and learn about local art scenes! live-ucalgary.ucalgary.ca Erik Olson Until November 6, 2022 VivianeArt (1018 9th Ave. SE) Free to explore VIVIANEART presents an exhibition of all new portraits by artist Erik Olson. Using his bold and expressive application of colour and form, he furthers his exploration into portraiture with both paintings on canvas and painted wood sculptures. vivianeart.com Wolves: The Art of Dempsey Bob Until November 20, 2022 Glenbow Satellite Exhibition Space, The Edison (150 9th Ave. SW) Free to explore, tickets required In this first-ever retrospective of Tahltan-Tlingit master carver Dempsey Bob’s career from the 1970s to the present, visitors discover a selection of masks, sculptures and regalia, complemented by the artist’s work in bronze casting and vestment production. glenbow.org Northern Oracle Until November 26, 2022 Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta University of the Arts (1407 14th Ave. NW) Free to explore Northern Oracle is an ambitious rooftop installation emerging from the floor of the gallery, accompanied by a series of mixed-media drawings. Heather Hart considers Black histories, access to ownership, physical space and the significance of having a place to call home auarts.ca Found in oblivion Until November 25, 2022 A/P Main Gallery (4025 4th St. SE) Free to explore The printmaking installation Found in oblivion by Melika Forouzan Pour is an attempt to revive memories forgotten; it’s a contemporary interpretation of historical images that brings attention to old Iranian family photographs. albertaprintmakers.com Check out Found in oblivion by Melika Forouzan Pour | Photo: Courtesy of Alberta Printmakers The Garden of a Former House Turned Museum Until December 18, 2022 Esker Foundation (4th floor, 1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to explore Chloë Lum & Yannick Desranleau’s work requires collaboration with not only choreographers, musicians and dancers, but also with the objects they produce. Theirs is a performance and practice informed by their experiences. eskerfoundation.com Falling Off The Log Until December 18, 2022 Esker Foundation (4th floor, 1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to explore Robin Arseneault’s work is performative, provocative and luxurious one minute, and silly, self-deprecating and raw the next. Layers of meaning are constructed and then intentionally wiped away, removed, torn apart or erased. eskerfoundation.com From The Studio Floor Until December 18, 2022 Esker Foundation (4th floor, 1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to explore Gailan Ngan’s exhibition features hand-built and cast ceramic sculptures that broadly explore shape, surface treatment and colour. It also presents a collection of industry byproducts, organic and processed objects, and studio experiments contributing to a narrative of material influenced by the historically resource-rich West Coast. eskerfoundation.com Music & Wellness Ongoing Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (850 4th St. SE) With admission National Music Centre’s new permanent Music & Wellness exhibition taps into the power of music on mental and physical health through a series of powerful video interviews that create an immersive sense of personal conversation. studiobell.ca Canadian Music Hall of Fame 2022 Inductee: Deborah Cox Ongoing Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (850 4th St. SE) With admission This exhibition celebrates the life and career of 2022 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Deborah Cox, the first Black woman to receive this national honour, through a larger-than-life Hall of Fame magazine-style spread. studiobell.ca Have a visual arts event that’s not listed? 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