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Exhibitions: 2017

2017

The Writing on the Wall: Works of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert, RCA

Thursday, September 21, 2017 to Saturday, December 16, 2017

'The Writing on the Wall: Works of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert RCA' is a long overdue examination of the Cardinal-Schubert’s (1942-2009) artwork, featuring 60 pivotal pieces.

SPEAKING NOTES: Nickle Galleries’ Recent Acquisitions

Thursday, June 8, 2017 to Friday, August 18, 2017

Since opening its doors to the public in 1979, Nickle Galleries has benefited from the generosity of countless individuals who have donated precious art objects, time, and occasionally, funds. Each new arrival not only expands the collections, they help to rejuvenate them—facilitating new connections and narratives. Speaking Notes introduces a selection of recent donations and purchases, and promises of stories to come.

Image:
Carpet, wool, Kurdish, circa 1900. Photograph: Dave Brown.

PRESSED: FOUR DECADES OF PRINTS BY D. HELEN MACKIE, RCA

Thursday, June 8, 2017 to Friday, July 28, 2017

In 2017, University of Calgary Alumna and printmaker Helen Mackie gifted Nickle Galleries an outstanding legacy--one of every print series she created over a studio career of more than four decades. PRESSED presents a tantalizing selection of her wonderful gift.

Image:
Thistle Crown, 1989, ed.20, woodblock/paper, 24 x 18.5 inches

MIND THE GAP

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.

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

The Writing on the Wall: Works of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert, RCA
Date & Time:
September 21, 2017 - 5:00 pm to September 21, 2017 - 8:00 pm