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Exhibitions: 2017



Thursday, April 20, 2017 to Friday, May 19, 2017

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.

Coins of Jesus: Money and Religion in the Ancient World

Friday, March 3, 2017 to Friday, August 18, 2017

'Coins of Jesus' highlights the Judeo-Christian coinage in the Numismatics Collection of Nickle Galleries.

Image: The first coin to portray Christ. Gold tremissis of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian II 685-695. NG.1990.4.93

John Hall: Travelling Light A forty-five-year survey of paintings

Thursday, January 26, 2017 to Saturday, April 29, 2017

John Hall is renowned as a painter of detailed, highly realistic works that reflect his travel, relationships and stuff of life.

HOME ECONOMICS 150 years of Canadian Hooked Rugs

Thursday, January 26, 2017 to Saturday, April 8, 2017

HOME ECONOMICS: 150 years of Canadian Hooked Rugs explores the evolution, creative and social dimensions of hooked rugs.


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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.