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 Teresa Posyniak’s Colour floods every crack II | Image: Courtesy of Christine Klassen Gallery Sep. 1, 2019 - Sep. 30, 2019 September Exhibitions Start a fresh season with a great month of visual arts programming Amy Jo Espetveidt Location Various Venues Price Prices Vary September always brings a fresh batch of visual arts exhibitions as the scene gears up for a new season. From special pop-ups and crawls to incredible gallery shows, you won’t want to miss these stellar offerings. Fare Trade Fundraiser: 2 cents cart September 2, 13, 18 & 28, 2019 Various venues By donation Teresa Tam’s 2 cents cart is a mobile installation and performative artwork modeled after Asian street food and tea carts. Setting up shop in various downtown locations with tea and mochi visitors can receive refreshments in exchange for their “two cents” or a monetary donation. Fare Trade raises funds for Mountain Standard Time. facebook.com Don’t Forget the Bear Spray September 3 – 28, 2019 Framed on Fifth (1207 5th Ave. NW) Free admission Framed on Fifth is excited to have Cheryl Peddie and Hermann Brandt’s work on display this September. Both artists are drawn to oils and get a kick out of painting en plein air year-round. Check it out at the opening reception, 6:00 to 9:00pm on September 6, or get an intimate look with a painting demo on September 28. framedonfifth.com Ponderosa September 3 – October 12, 2019 Christine Klassen Gallery (200, 321 50th Ave. SE) Free admission Ponderosa is the culmination of four years of research and making inspired by the ponderosa pine trees of the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. See nearly 70 of Teresa Posyniak’s encaustic and mixed-media paintings alongside poetry by Nancy Holmes. The reception takes place September 21 from 1:00 to 4:00pm. christineklassengallery.com Through the Eyes of a Child September 3 – November 1, 2019 HUB @ 302 (302,1235 26th Ave. SE) Free admission After having observed children’s art, artist Ed Flanagan noticed their use of simplified shapes, vivid unmixed colour, and compositions, techniques which served as inspirations for his latest work. albertasocietyofartists.com Free First Thursday Night September 5, 2019, 5:00 – 9:00pm Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) Free The perfect chance to explore current exhibits—including Nick Cave: Feat.—before they close later this month, don’t miss September’s Free First Thursday Night at Glenbow. facebook.com Good Things Come in 3’s September 5 – 7, 2019 Parkdale Community Association (3512 5th Ave. NW) Free – $15 Join local artists Jessie St. Clair, Jennifer Vollmer, and Stacey Walyuchow as they share new work, past creations, and pieces at clear out prices! The weekend also sees demos, talks, and a variety of prints to be auctioned off on site. eventbrite.ca Camoufleurs September 6 – October 5, 2019 Jarvis Hall Gallery (333B 36th Ave. SE) Free admission Featuring Sondra Meszaros’ second solo exhibition with Jarvis Hall Gallery and her latest body of work, Camoufleurs, this exhibition continues her ongoing exploration of female sexuality and representation through an expanded practice of collage. Explore the show at its opening reception from 6:00 to 8:00pm on September 6 or hear an artist talk with Glenbow art curator Sarah Todd at 2:00pm on September 21. jarvishallgallery.com Detail of Sondra Meszaros’ Razzle-Dazzle #3 | Image: Courtesy of Jarvis Hall Gallery Fall Group Show September 7 – 18, 2019 Wallace Galleries (500 5th Ave. SW) Free admission Fall is a time of dramatic colour changes and light, and these works exemplify the beauty of this transitional time period from each artists differing view. See work from William Duma, Kenneth Lochhead, Simon Andrew, David Alexander, Brent Laycock, Shi Le, David Newkirk, and more. wallacegalleries.com Fare Trade Fundraiser: Mother’s Preserves September 7, 22 & 29, 2019 Various venues By donation Taylor Harder’s Mother’s Preserves combines learning experiences that take three forms: A plant walk, a canning workshop, and a sharing circle. The event focuses on the history and creation of medicinal jams, traditional forms of care, their relationships to witchcraft, and familial and ancestral connections to local plant species. Fare Trade raises funds for Mountain Standard Time. facebook.com Print(ed) Word Salon Series September 10, 2019, 7:00 – 8:00pm Simmons-Harvie Community Living Room, Central Library (800 3rd St. SE) Free admission Join artist Heather Huston and writer Doug Neilson as they discuss their artist book, Hymenoptera. This free event is the ninth in a series of 12 talks from Alberta Printmakers and Loft 112. facebook.com INSITEM September 12, 2019, 5:00 – 8:00pm Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary (410 University Ct. NW) Free admission Celebrate the graduating MFA students of the Department of Art at the University of Calgary at the closing reception of INSITEM. The show features works by Niswonger, Chartrand, Straathof, Chagoya, Chen, and Warkentin. facebook.com Return to Calgary September 12 – 28, 2019 General Gallery, McDougall Centre (455 6th St. SW) Free admission Return to Calgary: Charles M. Russell and the 1919 Victory Stampede features 22-high quality reproductions of paintings considered to be some of Charles M. Russell’s finest works and commemorates his historic 1919 exhibit. alberta.ca Shifting Shelter September 12 – November 2, 2019 Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta University of the Arts (1407 14th Ave. NW) Free admission Vessna Perunovich’s Shifting Shelter establishes a thoughtful introduction to the politics of transcultural migrations in a changing global system—a crossroads where displacement manifests itself as one of the predominant geopolitical characteristics of living generations. ikg.acad.ca Your Name Here September 12 – November 2, 2019 Herringer Kiss Gallery (101, 1615 10th Ave. SW) Free admission Showcasing two series of collage paintings done simultaneously between 2013 and 2014—Proscenium and Camp David—don’t miss this show by acclaimed international artist Attila Richard Lukacs. Explore the opening reception from 5:00 to 8:00pm on September 12 for your chance to meet the creator. herringerkissgallery.com Ghost Stories September 13 – October 12, 2019 Ruberto Ostberg Gallery (2108 18th St. NW) Free admission Gather around the campfire and listen to tales filled with ghosts and ghouls, the fantastic and macabre. These stories haunt our closets, our hallways, the undersides of our beds. Each of the artists has written a short story to go along with an original piece of work produced with a folk tale, urban legend, or ghost story in mind. Check out the show at its opening reception from 6:00 to 10:00pm on September 13. facebook.com In Bloom or in Doom September 13 – October 18, 2019 Alberta Printmakers (4025 4th St. SE) Free admission Adrian Gor’s work combines writing, egg-tempera painting, relief printing, and hand crafted organic materials. His medieval-inspired multi-processed techniques of line making and gilding drives him to question today’s symbols of human desire and containers of truth in our visual culture. This exhibition contains mature content. albertaprintmakers.com Detail of Adrian Gor’s Containers of the Contained | Image: Courtesy of Alberta Printmakers Suck Teeth Compositions (After Rashaad Newsome) September 14 – October 26, 2019 The New Gallery (208 Centre St. SE) Free admission A response to the frustrations of living within the denial of racism and an expression of the anger and pain that many Black people experience living in Canada, The New Gallery presents Suck Teeth Compositions (After Rashaad Newsome), an exhibition by Michèle Pearson Clarke. Swing by the opening reception at 8:00pm on September 13 to learn more. thenewgallery.org Only the Losers September 14 – October 26, 2019 Stride Gallery (1006 Macleod Tr. SE) Free admission Roy Caussy’s Only the Losers presents an interpretation of the artist’s experiences of living and working in Southern Alberta. It asks how do we negotiate the histories and sediments of this landscape that inform the larger social, political, and economic climate we find ourselves in today? Learn more at its opening reception at 8:00pm on September 13. stride.ab.ca Riverview Artists September Show & Sale September 16 – 20, 2019, 9:00am – 4:00pm Centennial Place (250 3rd Ave. SW) Free admission Original artwork by 12 local artists from Riverview Artists is featured in this upcoming art show and sale. The paintings are varied in style and technique, reflecting the unique creativity and inspiration of each artist. Swing by each day from 9:00am to 4:00pm to meet a participating creator. riverview-artists.com Indigenous Art Exhibition September 18 – 29, 2019 cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW) Free admission This annual Indigenous art exhibition from Making Treaty 7 is back for it’s second year and this time it will be travelling to a few incredible venues in Calgary. Make sure you take time to explore it this fall. The first stop is at cSPACE King Edward. facebook.com Spectral Illuminations IV September 20, 2019, 8:00 – 11:00pm Memorial Park Library (1221 2nd St. SW) Free admission Illuminating the beautiful Memorial Park Library with the art of projection mapping, site-specific projections, see them light up and animate surfaces throughout the building, interpreting the amazing history of the first library in Alberta. Co-presented with the Calgary Public Library as part of Beakerhead, don’t miss this amazing evening from EMMEDIA. emmedia.ca A Community in Colour September 20 – 30, 2019 Paula Timm Artist + Studio, cSPACE King Edward (125, 1721 29th Ave. SW) Free admission A group show of Calgarian artists of varying disciplines including watercolour, acrylic, and mixed media, see work from Rick Bjerke, Michelle Dyer, Melanie Figueroa, Paula Timm, Brittney Tough, and Stacey Walyuchow. facebook.com Serena Beaulieu September 20 – November 2, 2019 VIVIANEART (1114 11th St. SW) Free admission Serena Beaulieu is quickly gaining recognition for her skilled and considered art practice. This exhibition pairs her paintings with a collection of works on paper that she describes as a methodology or an alphabet of her visual language. vivianeart.gallery It’s Still My Vault September 20 – December 14, 2019 Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary (410 University Ct. NW) Free admission Organized by Nickle Galleries and curated by Christine Sowiak, this solo exhibition from Chris Cran touches on key pieces, recognized works from well-known series and periods. Get a behind-the-scenes look on October 24 with Nickle at Noon. nickle.ucalgary.ca East Side Studio Crawl September 21, 2019, 11:00am – 5:00pm Various venues Free admission Walk, cycle or crawl to participating studios spread over five locations—Burns Visual Arts Society, Artpoint, Heritage Weavers, Jeff de Boer, Workshop Studios, and NVRLND. Meet an eclectic group of creators that paint, sculpt, work with metals, textiles, ceramics, and more. burnsvisualarts.com Calgary ArtWalk September 21 & 22, 2019 Various venues Free admission A free annual festival designed for all Calgarians to experience the wide-range of visual art in Calgary. Whether you are familiar with or brand new to Calgary’s art scene, walk, ride, or hop to venues across the city to take in artist talks and tours, exhibitions, workshops, and more. calgaryartwalk.com Autumn Colours II September 21 – October 2, 2019 Wallace Galleries (500 5th Ave. SW) Free admission Dramatic colour and changing light are the focus of this exhibition. Swing by to see works by gallery artists including Joice M Hall, Robert Sim, WH Webb, Ted Godwin, Peter Krausz, and many more. The opening reception takes place on September 21 so be sure to swing by. wallacegalleries.com Panel Discussion & Opening Reception September 26, 2019, 5:00 – 9:00pm Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW) Free admission, registration required Join WATERSHED+ lead artists, Sans façon, along with all five DE Lab artists for an intimate and illuminating discussion, delving into the history and creation of the project, and the artists’ experiences working within the city of Calgary. eventbrite.ca Parts Per Trillion September 27, 2019, 9:00am – 6:00pm Edworthy Park (5050 Spruce Dr. SW) Free admission Join DE Lab artist Steve Gurysh as he completes his artwork, Parts Per Trillion. Watch the pit-firing process begin as the artist fills the fire pit with his 3D printed ceramics and lights the fire that will produce his finished work. calgary.ca Flow Paths September 27, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00pm Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW) Free admission DE Lab Artist Tim Knowles shares how the people working to restore and rehabilitate natural habitats damaged by the 2013 flood have helped form his art work on design elements for the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary Reconstruction Project. calgary.ca Surfing Underground September 27, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00pm Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW) Free admission In this performance work, DE Lab Artist Stokley Towles incorporates stories, images, and artifacts from the underground world of Calgary’s Water Services employees to create an immersive experience for his audiences. calgary.ca Fall Exhibitions Launch September 27, 2019, 6:00 – 10:00pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission Join the Esker Foundation to celebrate the launch of its fall exhibitions—Jeffrey Gibson’s Time Carriers and Nep Sidhu’s Divine of Form, Formed in the Divine (Medicine for a Nightmare)—alongside Kablusiak’s Qiniqtuaq in the project space. facebook.com Alberta Escape Artists Fine Art Show & Sale September 27 & 28, 2019 Uplands Recreational Centre (20 Hawkside Rd. NW) Free admission With work by Janet B. Armstrong, Bev Bladon, Marty Cochrane, Linda Fundytus, Jeff MacKenzie, Anne McGilvary, Karen Pedersen, Sue Penry, Laura Procunier, Sandy Rogers, and Barb Scott, join Alberta Escape Artists for this show and sale. facebook.com Etsy Made in Canada September 27 & 28, 2019 Feature Gym, Genesis Centre (7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE) $5 – $8 Celebrate the Canadian handmade and vintage community of Etsy Sellers with 110 vendors featuring everything from luxurious bath and body products, ethically-made clothing, unique and trendy home decor, and so much more. facebook.com The Most Beautiful Art Tour in Alberta September 27 – 29, 2019 Various venues Free admission You are invited to join in and come for a tour of the galleries and private studios located in the stunningly beautiful foothills of southern Alberta! Celebrating Alberta Culture Days with open houses at participating artist studios alongside special events and activities at the galleries, go for a cruise this September. themostbeautifularttourinalberta.com Mary Kavanagh: Daughters of Uranium September 27, 2019 – January 26, 2020 The Founders’ Gallery, The Military Museum (4520 Crowchild Tr. SW) With admission On July 16, 1945, when the United States detonated the world’s first atomic bomb, the atmospheric radiation released by this event marked the beginning of the Nuclear Anthropocene. Mary Kavanagh engages different modes of representation, structuring the nuclear as a totalizing concept rather than as a singular event or period. Co-organized and presented by the Southern Alberta Art Gallery and Founders’ Gallery, this show is curated by Christina Cuthbertson and Lindsey Sharman with Katherine Ylitalo. founders.ucalgary.ca From the Easel Art Show & Sale September 28, 2019, 9:30am – 4:00pm Willow Ridge Community Association (680 Acadia Dr. SE) Free admission From the Easel is a collective of Calgary artists who have come together through classes with Loretta Secord. This annual show has been running for a decade and brings together artists with different styles and mediums to create an exhibition that has something for everyone. facebook.com Print It Yourself Festival September 28, 2019, 11:00am – 4:00pm Alberta Printmakers (4025 4th St. SE) Free admission Alberta Printmakers welcomes the public to take part in free printmaking demos and activities. Learn about linocut, silkscreen, letterpress, and child-friendly printmaking techniques from local professional print artists. albertaprintmakers.com Medicine In The Bark, Teeth That Leave A Mark September 28, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission, registration recommended Join the Esker Foundation for a panel discussion as members of the Black Constellation collective—Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, Nicholas Galanin, and Nep Sidhu—discuss their work and collaboration in Divine of Form, Formed in the Divine (Medicine for a Nightmare). This conversation is moderated by independent scholar and healer Negarra A. Kudumu. eventbrite.ca Fall Paint-Out September 28 & 29, 2019, 10:00am – 4:00pm Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) Admission by donation In celebration of Alberta Culture Days and the Leighton Foundation’s 45th anniversary, the Leighton Art Centre invites you to its annual autumn event! With plein air art making (BYO supplies), mini-workshops, and weaving demonstrations all weekend, you can even take in a special tea and talk at 12:00pm on September 28. leightoncentre.org How Deep is Your Love? September 28 & 29, 2019 Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW) Free admission Join DE Lab artist Becky Shaw on a guided two-hour tour and interactive performance, listening to the water infrastructure using analogue geophones. Shaw invites participants to think about the way individuals and infrastructure are connected throughout this unique event. calgary.ca Abe Au September 28 & 29, 2019 Chinese Cultural Centre (197 1st St. SW) Free admission Master Abe Au, a world-renowned calligrapher and an ex-MTR architect, hosts two exhibitions at the Chinese Cultural Centre—Calligraphy on the Line and Autumn Cherry Blooms. An opening ceremony takes place at 1:00pm on September 28. culturalcentre.ca Open Water September 28 – October 27, 2019 Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) Admission by donation The Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour (CSPW) is celebrating its 94th annual Open Water exhibition at the Leighton Art Centre. This water-media based international open juried exhibition is a major event in the CSPW’s exhibition calendar offering you the chance to see new and exciting artists showcased alongside well-known Canadian masters of watercolour. Check out the opening reception from 2:00 to 4:00pm on September 28. leightoncentre.org Jackfruit by Fucai Zhao | Image: Courtesy of the Leighton Art Centre Jeffrey Gibson: Time Carriers September 28 – December 20, 2019 Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission Jeffrey Gibson’s artwork intermingles elements of traditional Native American art, art historical references, craft, and pop culture while Time Carriers conjures a vision of many hands providing a framework of support, a fluid utopia where trust and movement go hand in hand. eskerfoundation.com Nep Sidhu: Divine of Form, Formed in the Divine (Medicine for a Nightmare) September 28 – December 20, 2019 Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission Curated by cheyanne turions, Divine of Form, Formed in the Divine (Medicine for a Nightmare) examines how memories persist in the present, especially when related to practices of resistance, resilience, and ritual. Across different bodies of work produced over the last decade, Nep Sidhu explores how memorialization practices can transfigure grief and loss. eskerfoundation.com Triwood Fabulous Fall Market September 29, 2019, 10:00am – 4:00pm Triwood Community Association (2244 Chicoutimi Dr. NW) Free admission Fall is in the air and this is the perfect time to do some local shopping. Come out for some mouth-watering food, find the perfect fall scarf, explore work from local artisans, and so much more! facebook.com Ongoing Exhibitions Futurology Until September 6, 2019 Alberta Printmakers (4025 4th St. SE) Free admission Celebrate Alberta Printmakers’ beginnings, where they’ve come through the years, and the many members, partners, and supporters who have helped them get to where we they are now. facebook.com The Surrender of Summer Until September 8, 2019 Knox Contemporary Gallery of Art (200 Barclay Parade SW) Free admission The Knox Gallery presents this pop-up exhibition of leading edge contemporary visual art by Laura Erdman, Keegan Karlsen, Chlan Grant, Jane Lochrie, Mao (Kun Chen), J. Broz, Matt Trinh (a.k.a. Hawk), and Terry Gregoraschuk. knoxgalleryofart.com Terry Gregoraschuk’s Beach Bitch | Image: Courtesy of Knox Contemporary Gallery of Art A Closer Look Tour: Mavericks Tuesdays until September 10, 2019, 1:00pm Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission Each Tuesday throughout the summer, join Glenbow’s educators as they share some of their favourite stories about the maverick spirit that continues to characterize contemporary Alberta. facebook.com A Closer Look Tour: Niitsitapiisinni Thursdays until September 12, 2019, 1:00pm Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission Journey through the award-winning Niitsitapiisinni: Our Way of Life gallery and uncover the traditions, values, and history of the people who have lived for thousands of years in the northwestern plains of Alberta and Montana. The Blackfoot share their story in their own words with interactive displays that guide visitors through Nitsitapii history. facebook.com The Ocean Inside Until September 13, 2019 EMMEDIA Gallery (2005 10th Ave. SW) Free admission An installation based on Eveline Kolijn’s first-hand experience of witnessing the devastating effects of climate change and other human-made environmental stresses on the coral reefs, check out the closing reception on September 13 from 7:00 to 10:00pm. emmedia.ca Second Skin Until September 15, 2019 Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission Second Skin is an exhibition of contemporary art that features work by five Canadian artists—Brendan Fernandes, Skeena Reece, Barbara Astman, Winnie Truong, and Tia Halliday—who explore the transformative potential of adornment, costume, and disguise. glenbow.org Kent Merriman Jr.: Remnants Until September 15, 2019 Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission The ninth installment in curator Nancy Tousley’s ongoing series One New Work features new work by emerging Calgary artist Kent Merriman. The exhibition features highly laborious sculptural paintings that fool the eye by masquerading as flattened cardboard boxes, poured concrete, and clear plastic baggies. glenbow.org Ed Pien: Our Beloved Until September 22, 2019 Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission Ed Pien’s 144 framed photographs of flowers are hung together in a monumental, wall-filling installation. The artist photographed the flowers at grave sites at a cemetery in Sanitiago, Chile which is the final resting place for many of the political dissidents and victims of the murderous dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. glenbow.org In the Open Air Until September 22, 2019 Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) Admission by donation The act of outdoor painting from direct observation continues to be popular. This exhibition showcases the work of a number of accomplished Alberta artists, all of whom enjoy creating art en plein air. leightoncentre.org Adagio Until September 22, 2019 Tower Gallery, Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) Admission by donation Adagio describes the quiet pace of Bobbi Dunlop’s paintings, how they evolve, and the process of creating/building an abstract visual idea on canvas, sculpting it with brush marks, and being in the moment with brush and medium. leightoncentre.org Nick Cave: Feat. Until September 22, 2019 Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission Organized by the Frist Art Museum, Nashville, Tennessee, Nick Cave is one of America’s most acclaimed contemporary artists. This major touring exhibition makes its only Canadian stop and features the artist’s signature sound suits as well as sculpture, video, and installation works. glenbow.org Vital Lines Until September 29, 2019 Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) Admission by donation Vital Lines is a land-based installation conceived by Calgary francophone artists Sabine Lecorre-Moore and Patricia Lortie, who together form the artistic duo known as Conversation. They have designed this interactive installation specifically for the Leighton Art Centre landscape, creating an artwork that offers a receptive site where visitors can rest their dreams, wishes, and life affirmations. leightoncentre.org Collider Until September 29, 2019 Contemporary Calgary, Centennial Planetarium (701 11th St. SW) Free admission Taking a cue from particle accelerators, Collider serves as a catalyst for collaborative experimentation and discovery through a collision of ideas and actions. This inaugural project employs a peer nomination process to invite 30 local artists to make Contemporary Calgary and the former Centennial Planetarium their studio and community hub. contemporarycalgary.com Brutal Visions Until September 29, 2019 Contemporary Calgary, Centennial Planetarium (701 11th St. SW) Free admission Providing a rich and engaging context for the recently reawakened Centennial Planetarium, Brutal Visions invites viewers to explore the history, architecture, and future ambitions of Contemporary Calgary’s new home. contemporarycalgary.com A Future City from The Past Until September 29, 2019 Contemporary Calgary, Centennial Planetarium (701 11th St. SW) Free admission Clemens Gritl’s body of work, A Future City from The Past, is based on a mystifying vision of a radically aggressive urban dystopia—an uncompromising design in the brutalist dogma. Contemporary Calgary is open every Sunday and Thursday. contemporarycalgary.com Shaping Alberta Until October 4, 2019 Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium (1415 14th Ave. NW) Free admission Presented in partnership with CARFAC Alberta and the Friends of the Alberta Jubilee Auditoria Society, Shaping Alberta shares 10 Alberta artists’ visual perspective on life and creativity. Swing by the opening reception on September 6 from 7:00 to 9:00pm. facebook.com Salty Sea Dog Until October 5, 2019 Alberta Craft Gallery, cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW) Free admission Unconventional ceramic creations by Salty Sea Dog duo Blair and Sarah Dawes are inspired by the sea, pop culture, and the animals they love. The reception takes place on September 12 from 5:00 to 8:00pm—don’t miss it. facebook.com Recent Acquisitions Until October 11, 2019 Centre Street CTrain Station (1st St. & 7th Ave. SE) Free admission Exploring ideas of theft and authorship, Collin Zipp’s Recent Acquisitions is made up of 11 seemingly identical forgeries from an art reproduction company based in China. Seeing the paintings side-by-side encourages the viewer to further investigate their similarities. uascalgary.org Kablusiak: Qiniqtuaq Until October 20, 2019 Project Space, Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free admission Qiniqtuaq (searching/looking) invites viewers to peer through a multi-eyed ghost sheet to witness a looping projection of a video collage screened in front of a piece of oil-stained cardboard. Inviting a presence of nostalgia, spectatorship, and diaspora, the piece was created by Kablusiak, an Inuvialuk artist and curator based in Mohkinstsis. eskerfoundation.com Coming Up Next Until November 2, 2019 Alberta Craft Gallery – Calgary, cSPACE King Edward (280, 1721 29th Ave. SW) Free admission Serving as an annual showcase of emerging fine craft artists, the 2019 edition of this exhibition features 14 artists including several who are self-taught or have returned to their practice after several years away. Check it out at the opening reception, 2:00 to 4:00pm, on September 7. eventbrite.ca 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 Art of Resilience Until March 2, 2020 Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE) With admission The result of four art workshops held at Glenbow for children and families served by Kainaiwa Children’s Services Corporation Prevention and Support, explore their work in this unique showcase. glenbow.org Have a visual arts event that’s not listed above? Email us at email@example.com or fill out this form.