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Exhibitions: 2014

2014

Ancestry and Artistry: Maya Textiles from Guatemala

Thursday, October 16, 2014 to Saturday, December 13, 2014

Ancestry and Artistry explores the rich textile culture of the Maya of Guatemala.

Made in Calgary: The 2000s

Friday, September 19, 2014 to Saturday, December 13, 2014

Made in Calgary is a five-part exhibition series organized by Calgary’s Glenbow that has explored the character of Calgary's artistic community from 1960 to 2010.

Striking Images: Hellenistic Portraits in the Nickle Coin Collection

Thursday, February 27, 2014 to Friday, March 7, 2014

Portraits on modern coins are so standard that we rarely give them a second glance. While these images have their roots in the ancient world, it was only during the Hellenistic Period (ca. 323-32 BC) the tradition of coin portraits fully developed.

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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.