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The Nickle Galleries are located in the first two levels of the Taylor Family Digital Library on the University of Calgary campus. The Nickle is a short walk west of the University LRT Station, and Calgary Transit Buses 9, 72, 137, and 143 stop in the main campus bus loop near The Nickle.  Paid parking is available on the UofC campus, the closest covered parking is located in the Arts Parkade (further information available at Parking Services).

Fall/Winter Hours (September through April):

Monday through Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Thursdays until 8:00 pm 
Saturdays 11:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Closed Sundays and Holidays


Spring/Summer (May through August):

Monday through Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Closed Weekends and Holidays

Map to Nickle Galleries 
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Admission is free and all are welcome


410 University Court N.W.
Calgary, Alberta
Canada, T2N 1N4
Phone: 403-220-7234
Fax: 403-210-3075

Upcoming Events

Date & Time:
March 23, 2017 - 12:00 pm to March 23, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Giuseppe Di Leo is an artist and faculty member with Dawson College in Montreal.  He will discuss how the recent interdisciplinary project, ‘Anatolian Rugs; Spirited Reflections,'  provided Dawson students with a profound opportunity for engagement, community building, and creativity. Co-sponsored with the New Calgary Rug and Textile Club.
Date & Time:
March 30, 2017 - 12:00 pm to March 30, 2017 - 1:00 pm
This lecture will explore the roots of folkloristics as a coherent professional discipline. Image:  An illustration of La chasse-galerie (The Flying Canoe) by Henri Julien, from a popular Quebec folktale.
Date & Time:
April 5, 2017 - 12:00 pm to April 5, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Explore the exhibition Coins of Jesus: Money and Religion in the Ancient World with Nickle collection specialist for numismatics, Marina Fischer
Date & Time:
April 6, 2017 - 12:00 pm to April 6, 2017 - 1:00 pm
University of Calgary architect, Jane Ferrabee, will talk about the opportunities and challenges associated with public art on campus. Image: Untitled (detail), “Prairie Chicken,” George Norris, 1975.  Photo by Dave Brown.
Date & Time:
April 13, 2017 - 12:00 pm to April 13, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Join students from Museum and Heritage Studies to learn about their recent practicum experiences.