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

Organized by the Department of Art, in collaboration with the Nickle Galleries at the University of Calgary.

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. The curricular programme places a great focus on the studio experience where academic theory is applied along with real world praxis. An accompanying undergraduate thesis is also a major supporting element in encouraging a professional environment and an academic foundation. The four artists participating in this exhibition are all unified under the title and in turn the overarching thematic, which can be distilled to the GAP, one which we can refer to as “the in between”, “the transition”, and even a physical gap. Indeed, everywhere we look there exists these spaces of limbo, where an ineffable loss is felt but not fully registered. MIND THE GAP is an attempt to decode these complexities and in turn engage with not just public voices but an earnest look within.

Opening Reception, Thursday April 20,  5-8pm
5pm-6pm: Mingle, food and look at exhibition
6pm-6:40pm: Speeches
6:40pm-8pm: Mingle and look at exhibition

Opening Reception: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
Exhibition Events: 

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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.