Event Directory Search for upcoming events Picks and Previews Plan ahead to check out these not-to-be-missed events All Contest Dance Visual Art Theatre Film & Media Literary Festival Music Free Visual Art Donna Rose Langhorne's For Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women | Image: Courtesy of Southcentre Mall Sep. 1, 2021 - Sep. 30, 2021 September Exhibitions A new month brings a ton of shows and events thanks to the visual arts community Amy Jo Espetveidt Location Various Venues Price Prices Vary There’s a certain crispness in the air which can only mean one thing—Calgary’s visual arts happenings are ramping up again. From art crawls to new exhibitions to special, hands-on programming, mask up and read on to find out what’s on this September. CIFRS Indigenous Art Exhibit September 1 – 30, 2021 Southcentre Mall (100 Anderson Rd. SE) Free to explore In partnership with Colouring It Forward Reconciliation Society, experience a month-long art exhibit culminating in a commemorative event in honour of Orange Shirt Day and the first observance of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. southcentremall.com Wild: Eastern Slopes of the Canadian Rockies September 1 – 30, 2021 Online viewing room Free to explore #ourbrandiswild is the grassroots communications initiative behind this feature exhibition with local Alberta artists Deanna Lavoie and Mark Cromwell. The project began with an art contest and social media campaign focused on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies and can now be viewed online. junction-north.ca 12 Zodiac Animals September 1 – 30, 2021 Central Library (800 3rd St. SE) Free to explore Calgary calligraphy master and contemporary artist Simon Wong shares his works depicting the 12 Chinese Zodiac symbols which are an integral part of Asian culture. The collection of 32 pieces includes calligraphy art of Chinese characters, paintings, and bronze sculptures. simonysart.ca Bring the Baby Tour & Tummy Time September 3, 2021, 12:00 – 1:00pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to participate, registration required Caregivers and babies can join Esker staff for this gentle baby-led conversational tour of their current exhibitions. Introducing babies to works of art lays the groundwork for visual, cognitive, and language development. eventbrite.ca An Artistic Exploration of Contemporary Online Courtship September 3 – 25, 2021 EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society (2005 10th Ave. SW) Free to explore Master of fine art graduate Kenzie Housego’s final thesis exhibition explores contemporary courtship behaviours and their relationship to historical modes of romantic communication and self-representation. Check out the show at its opening reception, 5:00 to 8:00pm on September 3. facebook.com Braids in the Front, Braids in the Back September 3 – November 30, 2021 The New Gallery (208 Centre St. SE) Free to explore Braids in the front, braids in the back was once used between the Chinese and Indigenous communities in their respective languages to refer to each other. This work by Annie Wong recalls an obscured history of mutual aid and kinship between the two. thenewgallery.org The Family That Paints Together September 4, 2021, 9:30am – 12:00pm & 1:00 – 3:30pm Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) Free to participate, registration required For ages five and up, create a plein air painting as your child also paints their own version of the scene. Learn from each other as you discuss how to paint outside by using viewfinders, limiting palette colours, and painting through observation. Register early to take part. facebook.com A Wandering Weekend September 5, 2021, 10:00am – 10:00pm Elbow Island Park (650 Rideau Rd. SW) Free to explore Join The Wandering Island for a day of wandering on Calgary’s own art island, including a choose-your-own-adventure walking tour, soundscapes in the landscape, and a bike-in film screening of mini-docs about The Wandering Island art projects. Be sure to check out the schedule. wanderingisland.ca Popsicle V September 7 – 17, 2021 Loft 112 (112, 535 8th Ave. SE) $5 In its fifth annual installment, Popsicle V showcases photography, painting, and other works celebrating flowers by Steve, Ruth, Julya, and Helen Hajnoczky. The show is set to the ambient electronic music of Zeta II Reticuli so be sure to book your visit and check it out. loft112.org Faculty Exhibition September 7 – 17, 2021 The Little Gallery, University of Calgary (AB 606, 2500 University Dr. NW) Free to explore Be sure to take in this annual exhibition featuring works by the University of Calgary’s Department of Art and Art History faculty and staff, including works by Razieh Alba, Jennifer Eiserman, Rob Furr, Denis Gadbois, Anuradha Gobin, Gerald Hushlak, and many more. The exhibition is free and open to the public. facebook.com Prairie Impressions September 7 – 30, 2021 Stream online Free to participate, registration required The Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists (SNAP) and Alberta Printmakers are celebrating Alberta Culture Days by offering a variety of free, interactive, and engaging online printmaking programming for all ages, including live artist demos, interactive print party, and online showcase! albertaprintmakers.com The Boxed Stories Gallery September 7 – December 12, 2021 Loft 112 (112, 535 8th Ave. SE) $5 This is a truly unique experience for artists and viewers alike! Housed within a vintage card catalogue, the library’s one time answer to organizing a collection of books for readers to locate on a shelf, visitors will be encouraged to discover varied artworks as they open each drawer. loft112.org Mini Masters September 9, 2021, 11:00am – 12:00pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to participate, registration required Mini Masters for children aged three to five explores themes in current exhibitions through art making, movement and play. From yoga to dance, painting to print-making, discover new mediums and techniques in all art forms. Register and check it out as a family. eventbrite.ca Private Collection Exhibition & Sale September 9 – 22, 2021 Wallace Galleries (100, 500 5th Ave. SW) Free to explore This exclusive exhibition is the result of conscientious collection over the years by avid collectors, Livia and Otto Thur. The exhibition came to Wallace Galleries to celebrate their lives and the lives of the artist and artwork they so loved. Be sure to take time and have a wander. wallacegalleries.com Inglewood Night Market September 10, 11 & 17, 2021, 4:00 – 11:00pm Inglewood (Between 10th Ave. & 10th St. SE) Free to explore Inglewood Night Market is back, and showcasing 100 unique and local artisan vendors, food trucks, live music, and more. Its markets feature the best arts and culture talent Calgary has to offer. Come to shop and stay for the atmosphere—it makes a fantastic night out. inglewoodnightmarket.ca The Most Beautiful Art Tour in Alberta September 10 – 12, 2021 Various venues Free to explore Showcasing the natural and artistic beauty of southern Alberta, eight Foothills artists and art organizations on the southern outskirts of Calgary come together to host this tour. Go for a drive this September and bask in the beauty of locally made art. Admission to each venue is free. themostbeautifularttourinalberta.com Handknotted Rug Event September 10 – October 3, 2021 Villages Calgary (220 Crowchild Tr. NW) Free to explore Come and see over 200 handknotted rugs from Pakistan! Each rug is beautifully made by fairly paid adults in over 100 villages throughout the country. Bunyaad, a fair-trade rug making organization, has been able to build a foundation of work and community amongst 850 families in Pakistan. villagescalgary.ca Undergrowth September 10 – October 9, 2021 Norberg Hall (333B 36th Ave. SE) Free to explore Patrick Dunford considers a number of societal issues including resource extraction, climate change, and the deindustrialization, a new aspect of the artist’s practice born through the ritual of walking and visiting natural and manmade landscapes with his young son. norberghall.com Family Art & Nature Series September 11, 2021, 9:30am – 12:00pm Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) $17.27 – $56.07 Have you ever just laid under a tree and watched how the wind and trees communicate with each other? In this session, participants discuss everything tree-related and you can learn why we truly need them. facebook.com Birding with Jim Critchley September 11, 2021, 11:00am – 1:00pm Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) $11.73 – $28.36 Can you tell the difference between a robin and a sparrow? This is the workshop for you if you’ve ever wished you knew more about birds! Come and walk the Leighton Art Centre’s Bluebird Trail and learn about the special bird adaptations that make each species successful. eventbrite.ca Art in the Park September 11, 2021, 11:00am – 5:00pm Rotary Park (617 1st St. NE) Free to participate The Crescent Heights community is thrilled to be hosting over 20 local artists in its first Art in the Park event! Drop-in and support new and familiar exhibitors. All are welcome to celebrate the creativity of your fellow neighbours, so be sure to swing by and take part. crescentheightsyyc.ca Paint The Foothills September 11 & 12, 2021 Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) Prices vary As part of Alberta Culture days, join the Leighton Art Centre and create art en plein air—outdoors, in the moment! This year’s plein air party will include the launch of their annual juried plein air exhibition, a wet paint art sale, second annual plein air competition, and much more! facebook.com Plein Air Art Sale September 11 & 12, 2021, 10:00am – 4:00pm Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) Free to explore Head to the Leighton Art Centre for their plein air art sale! Artworks featured include a variety of plein air art pieces available from the artists entering this year’s competition. Pieces will be available to take home immediately after purchase. Check it out! facebook.com Plein Air Oil Painting September 11 & 12, 2021, 10:00am – 12:30pm Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) Free to participate, registration required Learn to paint outdoors at the Leighton Art Centre! This workshop with Louise Lacey-Rokosh provides the fundamentals to get you outside and painting with confidence and to get you started and onto a continued successful experience painting from life in our beautiful natural Alberta. eventbrite.ca Shaping Calgary September 11 – October 16, 2021 Herringer Kiss Gallery (101, 1615 10th Ave. SW) Free to explore Herringer Kiss Gallery presents an exhibition of the leading and most influential sculptors in Calgary, curated by Kevin Kanashiro and Deborah Herringer Kiss. This show features artists Walter May, Katie Ohe, Gord Ferguson, Rita McKeough, Alexander Caldwell, Ron Kanashiro, Laura Vickerson, and Blake Senini. herringerkissgallery.com Refugium September 11 – October 16, 2021 Christine Klassen Gallery (321 50th Ave. SE) Free to explore Composed of new photo-based work from various road trips and artist residencies during the pandemic, CKG presents a solo exhibition of new photography by Calgary-based Julya Hajnoczky. Hajnoczky’s explorations of the natural world transcend their true scale as large format prints. christineklassengallery.com Detail of Julya Hajnoczky’s Leccinum aurantiacum | Image: Courtesy of Christine Klassen Gallery In the Open Air September 11 – October 24, 2021 Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) By donation In the Open Air honours the practice of creating art outdoors, in the moment. Painting from direct observation continues to be popular, including here in Alberta. This exhibition showcases the work of a number of accomplished Alberta artists so be sure to check it out. facebook.com A.C.E. Alberta Craft Excellence September 11 – November 6, 2021 Alberta Craft Gallery, cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW) Free to explore Featuring a diverse selection of exceptional artists, this exhibition was created to celebrate excellence in contemporary and traditional Alberta fine craft for the 40th anniversary of the Alberta Craft Council. albertacraft.ab.ca Outdoor Plein Air Acrylic Painting September 12, 2021, 10:00am – 4:00pm Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) Free to explore, registration required Plein air painting is so much fun! But for those who find the idea intimidating, this workshop is for you! Working in acrylics, with a limited colour palette, cover the basics in this crash course—from bug spray to beautiful results! facebook.com Notes for Tomorrow September 16, 2021, 4:00pm Stream online Free to watch, registration required Daniela Ortiz and curator Florencia discuss the complicated relationships between structures of colonial, patriarchal, and capitalist power and the fraught emotional responses that these generate. Within this framework, they explore the various ways in which art practices and the everyday intersect. contemporarycalgary.com Mini Galleries Grand Opening September 16, 2021, 5:00 – 7:00pm Rotary Park (617 1st St. NE) Free to explore This summer, six artists from the National accessArts Centre (NaAC) began working on the inaugural exhibition for the Crescent Heights Mini Galleries, demonstrating that beauty can be found in small places. Check out the grand opening of the first exhibit. crescentheightsyyc.ca Bring the Baby Tour & Tummy Time September 17, 2021, 12:00 – 1:00pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to participate, registration required Caregivers and babies can join Esker staff for this gentle baby-led conversational tour of their current exhibitions. Introducing babies to works of art lays the groundwork for visual, cognitive, and language development. eventbrite.ca RELATIONS Tour September 17, 2021, 12:00 – 1:00pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to participate, registration required Join director and curator Naomi Potter for a tour of Esker Foundation’s current exhibition curated by Cheryl Sim. This group exhibition explores the multiple and complex meanings of the idea of the diaspora, its condition, and its experiences as expressed in painting. eventbrite.ca Fibre Workshop September 18, 2021 Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW) Free to participate, registration required This easy-to-understand fibre workshop, facilitated by artists Richard Boulet and Marilyn Olson, focusses on a playful and stress-free attitude to material exploration. Participants receive a variety of easy-to-handle fibre-related materials and are guided on creating their own artwork. contemporarycalgary.com Activism in Bloom September 18, 2021, 11:00am Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW) Free to participate, registration required Join Earth Guardians YYC for a workshop exploring the importance of youth activism, exemplified through the actions of a group of teenagers who formed Earth Guardians YYC, and who choose to amplify the need for individual environmental responsibility. contemporarycalgary.com Tintype Workshop September 18, 2021, 11:00am – 2:00pm Stream online $15 – $30 Seities is very excited to have Rainika PhotoGraphik back for a formal tintype workshop virtually to walk us through the tintype process. Tekoa Predika and Michelle Rainey share a passion of all things analogue and they have done many tintype parlours, events, markets, and festivals around Western Canada. seities.ca East Side Studio Crawl September 18, 2021, 11:00am – 5:00pm Various venues Free to explore The 18th annual Eastside Studio Crawl is a festival of creativity that connects our community together! Follow the red balloons on the map to the arts and creative venues around the communities of Ramsay and Inglewood, and relive the spirit of past crawls with new adaptations for the present! Don’t miss it! burnsvisualarts.com Open House September 18, 2021, 11:00am – 5:00pm nvrlnd (1034 21st Ave. SE) Free to explore They’re back! After 18 months, nvrlnd is finally opening their doors again to the public for a signature nvrlnd open house. Head down and cruise through all three buildings, being sure to take in over 40 artists’ work. It’s a great opportunity to see some amazing local work and meet the artists behind it—don’t miss it! facebook.com Artwalk & Open Studio September 18, 2021, 12:00 – 4:00pm Atelier Artista, cSPACE King Edward (410, 1721 29th Ave. SW) Free to explore Get to know Atelier Artista at this fun event. The studio doors will be open, the equipment out, and the studio’s muse, Darian, will be posing clothed on the model stand in the afternoon. Space is limited, it’s first come, first served to secure a place to be able to sit down and draw! facebook.com Create with KOAC September 18, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00pm Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre & Sculpture Park (244034 Horizon View Rd. SW) $30 – $50 The Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre invites you to wild weave with artist Patricia Lortie. Join Lortie as she demonstrates and guides students through a grass weaving exercise, encouraging you to walk through the land to overcome isolation and enclosure. It’s a day of mental well-being. koartscentre.org Occupying Chinatown September 18, 2021, 3:00 – 5:00pm Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre (197 1st St. SW) Free to explore, registration required The New Gallery is thrilled to host the launch of Paul Wong’s newest publication, Occupying Chinatown. The launch consists of a free, in-person artist talk and book signing, taking place on the occasion of the Centre’s Mid-Autumn Festival and Alberta Culture Days. eventbrite.ca Divergent September 18 – 29, 2021 Loft 112 (112, 535 8th Ave. SE) $5 The Divergent collection is a visual representation of Mary-Jo Lough’s experience with ADHD. Each piece represents unique strengths, abilities, and challenges that neurodivergent individuals manage daily. loft112.org Reflections: 10 Years Capturing Calgary’s Alt Music Scene September 18, 2021 – September 11, 2022 Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (850 4th St. SE) With admission Music photographer Zoltan Varadi was inspired by the nice surprises he discovered as he began cleaning and scanning his old negatives during a year of pandemic lockdowns. Though some of his images were published on the pages of CJSW’s Vox Magazine, or FFWD Weekly, many have remained unseen, even by Varadi himself. This exhibit serves as an extension of the Community Storytellers exhibition. studiobell.ca Possible Worlds September 22, 2021, 5:00 – 9:00pm Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW) Free to participate, registration required Taking a painting by Parmigianino as a guide, Alexander Nagel considers the European encounter with other worlds in the sixteenth century as a matrix for imagining how worlds are destroyed and possible worlds imagined, then and now. Don’t miss this artist talk. contemporarycalgary.com Mini Masters September 23, 2021, 11:00am – 12:00pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to participate, registration required Mini Masters for children aged three to five explores themes in current exhibitions through art making, movement and play. From yoga to dance, painting to print-making, discover new mediums and techniques in all art forms. Register and check it out as a family. eventbrite.ca Etsy Calgary Fall Market September 24 & 25, 2021 Genesis Centre (7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE) $5 Etsy’s largest market of the year celebrates the crafters, collectors, and artisans in Calgary and the surrounding area. Check out Etsy artisans selling handmade wares and vintage goods to local buyers at the market. There will also be workshops, food trucks, and much more to see! etsycalgary.com Sketching and Painting Your World September 25, 2021, 10:00am – 4:00pm Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) Free to participate, registration required Carrying a small pocket sketchbook provides the opportunity to capture scenes that resonate with you. A quick snapshot with your phone can provide colour and lighting information to build on a live sketch. Join Neil Dawson for this beginner watercolour sketching workshop at the Leighton Centre! eventbrite.ca Roots and Rhymes September 25 & October 2, 2021, 11:00am – 12:30pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to participate, registration required Every child has a unique experience of the world and a story to tell. Esker invites children aged eight to 12 to explore their stories, creativity, and identity with local artists Sydonne Warren and Nastassia Aikman in a two-part writing, art-making, and performance workshop. eventbrite.ca Create Your Secret Kingdom September 25, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00pm Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre (244034 Horizon View Rd.) $30 This workshop presented by the Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre explores interdisciplinary artist Sabine Lecorre-Moore’s themes of dreams, imagination, childhood, and folklore recurrent in her Secret Kingdom series. Suitable for all ages. koartscentre.org Unmasking Your Roots September 25 & October 2, 2021, 3:00 – 4:30pm Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to participate, registration required What makes you authentically you? How do you stay connected to that authenticity? Esker presents youth aged 16 to 25 with the opportunity to explore these questions with local artists Sydonne Warren and Nastassia Aikman in a two-part poetry and performance workshop. eventbrite.ca Lochhead & Bloore September 25 – October 20, 2021 Wallace Galleries (500 5th Ave. SW) Free to explore Lochhead and Bloore were both professors at the University of Regina in the 1950s and 60s and were instrumental in the action expression art movement of the 1960s. This exhibition highlights the diversity, intellect, and devotion both Lochhead and Bloore shared. wallacegalleries.com Passionate Painters Art Group Show & Sale September 26, 2021, 10:00am – 4:00pm Country Hills Golf & Country Club (1334 Country Hills Blvd. NW) Free to explore The Passionate Painters Art Group features 10 Calgary artists presenting a variety of styles and mediums. Check out its work at the group’s third annual show. passionatepainters.ca Ongoing Exhibitions Birds Eat Mosquitoes Until September 5, 2021 Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) By donation Inspired by our powerful prairie surroundings, Doug Levitt began a series devoted to painting Alberta. Along the backroads and scenic piques and valleys, Doug fell in love with the birds he inevitably encountered on his explorations. Check his work out at the Leighton Art Centre! leightoncentre.org Where Do We Stand? Until September 5, 2021 Leighton Art Centre (282027 144th St. West, Millarville) By donation An exhibition of sculpture and two-dimensional works by Neshka Krusche, the artist finds the driftwood, mostly cedar and fir, on the West Coast and completely transforms it to take on a new, sharp, thought-provoking presence. You won’t want to miss it. leightoncentre.org A History For Today Until September 6, 2021 Gasoline Alley, Heritage Park (1900 Heritage Dr. SW) With admission This engaging and inspirational exhibit shares the story of Anne Frank and her family, their life in hiding, WWII, and the atrocities of the Holocaust. The stories unfold through the words of young Anne and her family, with excerpts taken from her diary. heritagepark.ca The 2021 MFA Thesis Exhibition Until September 17, 2021 Various venues Free to explore Nickle Galleries presents the work of eight artists from the University of Calgary’s graduating master of fine arts class of 2021. Through drawing, mixed media, video, photography, and painting, the artists showcase their research-led creations. Be sure to check it out! facebook.com Special Thymes Until September 29, 2021 Window Installation, EB Centre Street CTrain Station (124 7th Ave. SE) Free to explore The Bows presents works by artist Les Ramsay, reflecting images of organic states of fractured evolution, text and figure that mingle in lucid landscapes. Ramsay creates his works by recycling the excess of everyday ideas and domestic objects using constructive and deconstructive strategies. thebows.org Eat & Seek Until September 30, 2021 Southcentre Mall (100 Anderson Rd. SE) Free to explore Eat & Seek is an inventive, interactive outdoor dining space featuring artwork from local Alberta artists. Explore vibrant interactive designs and wordplay that will inspire you to hunt for hidden messages in a larger-than-life word search, attempt an unconventional hopscotch, and more! southcentremall.com The Dark Arts Until September 30, 2021 The GRAND (608 1st St. SW) Free to explore The Dark Arts is a group art exhibition showcasing sculpture, painting, fashion design, photography, and performance from Calgary’s best local, established, and emerging artists including Sinéad Ludwig-Burgess, Debbie Oh, Johnny Lee, Maggie Hall, and more. thedarkartsyyc.com Beyond Van Gogh: An Immersive Experience Until October 8, 2021 BMO Centre, Stampede Park (20 Roundup Way SE) Prices vary In an imaginative and immersive presentation crafted for our unique times by world renowned audiovisual designers, Beyond Van Gogh uses cutting-edge projection technology to create an engaging journey into the world of Van Gogh. This show has proven so popular that it has been extended until October. calgaryvangogh.com Down in the Weeds Until October 10, 2021 VIVIANEART (1018 9th Ave. SE) Free to explore Winnie Truong’s newest series of works continues her exploration of the female form within natural yet often surreal and imagined worlds. Truong uses intricate pencil crayon drawings to create cut paper collages, resulting in intense and beautiful created environments. vivianeart.com Winnie Truong’s Active Listener | Image: Courtesy of VIVIANEART With One Hand Tied Behind My Back Until October 10, 2021 Project Space, Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to explore A 30-foot tapestry, cherry red and bubble-gum pink, Molly JF Caldwell’s site-specific installation is a love letter to Penelope from Homer’s Odyssey who repeatedly wove, unraveled, and rewove a tapestry to avoid suitors while awaiting her husband’s return. eskerfoundation.com Everywhere We Are Until October 10, 2021 Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW) With admission An ambitious exhibition and public program series addressing challenges, merits, impacts, and advantages associated with art collecting, it is intended to express that boundaries are often mutable, flexible and even artificial, and that art is owned by the person who sees it. contemporarycalgary.com Notes for Tomorrow Until October 10, 2021 Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW) With admission This exhibition features artworks selected by curators from around the world to reflect on a new global reality ushered in by the COVID-19 pandemic, with artworks addressing spirituality as a grounding mechanism, sharing ways to make sense of the world when so much is in doubt. contemporarycalgary.com Stories from Early Chinatown Until October 17, 2021 Lougheed House (707 13th Ave. SW) With admission The Chinese community has been in Calgary since the early days of settlement. By 1885, the year after Calgary became incorporated as a town, the first Chinese residents were settled in the town centre. Despite racism and discriminatory government policies, the community slowly grew. This exhibit explores the stories of these early Calgarians through creative writing, illustrations, audio, and historical photographs. lougheedhouse.com Beyond the Edge Until October 17, 2021 Lougheed House (707 13th Ave. SW) With admission Beyond the Edge is a traveling exhibit by artist Kay Burns that looks at the Flat Earth Society of Canada and its later iterations, along with curious details about two of its enigmatic members. The exhibit embodies how inquiry plays an important role in critical thinking and knowledge acquisition. lougheedhouse.com Sculpture Park Tours Saturdays until October 30, 2021 Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre & Sculpture Park (244034 Horizon View Rd. SW) $15 Join the Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre as they enrich the educational experience and make contemporary visual culture accessible through Saturday guided tours of the large-scale sculptures and smaller-scale pieces situated around the property. Check it out before the snow flies. koartscentre.org RELATIONS: Diaspora and Painting Until November 27, 2021 Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to explore This group exhibition explores the multiple and complex meanings of the idea of the diaspora, its condition, and its experiences as expressed in painting, offering a selection of works by artists who address the question from various points of view. Be sure to make it a priority to visit. eskerfoundation.com Have a visual arts event that’s not listed? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out this form.