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Digital Heritage and Risk Society: How digital technologies and perceptions of risk shape our relationship with heritage in Canada

Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

In this talk, Dr. Dawson will discuss how reality capture technologies are being harnessed to help digitally preserve these important sites in light of such threats, making them "virtually" accessible to the general public.

Image:

Fort Conger, The Barrel Hoop Ring from the Northeast, http://archive.cyark.org/the-barrel-hoop-ring-from-the-northeast-media

Public Art in Calgary: Beyond the Trope of the Blue Ring

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Lorenzo Fusi will discuss public art in Calgary and beyond.

Image: Wonderland, Jaume Plensa, 2012

Home Economics: Exhibition Tour

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Tour Home Economics:  150 Years of Canadian Hooked Rugs with Nickle curator, Michele Hardy.

Image: Hooked rug with polar bears, Grenfell Mission, Newfoundland and Labrador, after 1916, Gift of Ginny Sloan, Textile Museum of Canada.

Textile and Texting: New Generations

Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

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,' a provided Dawson students with a profound opportunity for engagement, community building, and creativity.

Co-sponsored with the New Calgary Rug and Textile Club.

Who are 'The Folk'? Folkloristics and the Creation of a Subject

Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Image:  An illustration of La chasse-galerie (The Flying Canoe) by Henri Julien, from a popular Quebec folktale.

Place Making with Art

Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

University of Calgary architect, Jane Ferrabee, will talk about the opportunities and challenges associated with public art on campus.

Image: Reinhard Skoracki, an alumni from the University of Calgary’s Fine Arts Department, is honoured to contribute to the campus. Photo by Dave Brown

MHST 533 Practicum Student Presentations

Thursday, April 13, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join students from Museum and Heritage Studies to learn about their recent practicum experiences.

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Upcoming Events

Date & Time:
February 21, 2017 - 12:30 pm to February 21, 2017 - 12:30 pm
MIND THE GAP is the 2017 Department of Art graduating exhibition organized and curated by students participating in the Honors Program. It presents a variety of artistic works that these students have produced over the course of the year. PROGRAM:        5pm-6pm: Mingle, food and look at exhibition6pm-6:40pm: Speeches6:40pm-8pm: Mingle and look at exhibition
Date & Time:
March 2, 2017 - 12:00 pm to March 2, 2017 - 1:00 pm
In this talk, Dr. Dawson will discuss how reality capture technologies are being harnessed to help digitally preserve these important sites in light of such threats, making them "virtually" accessible to the general public. Image: Fort Conger, The Barrel Hoop Ring from the Northeast, http://archive.cyark.org/the-barrel-hoop-ring-from-the-northeast-media
Date & Time:
March 9, 2017 - 12:00 pm to March 9, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Lorenzo Fusi will discuss public art in Calgary and beyond. Image: Wonderland, Jaume Plensa, 2012
Date & Time:
March 16, 2017 - 12:00 pm to March 16, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Tour Home Economics:  150 Years of Canadian Hooked Rugs with Nickle curator, Michele Hardy. Image: Hooked rug with polar bears, Grenfell Mission, Newfoundland and Labrador, after 1916, Gift of Ginny Sloan, Textile Museum of Canada.
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,' a provided Dawson students with a profound opportunity for engagement, community building, and creativity. Co-sponsored with the New Calgary Rug and Textile Club.