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Nickle Galleries launches winter season with new exhibits and lineup of lunchtime events

Marina Fischer, UToday

January 20, 2017

Image: John Hall, 3.02.99, 1999, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.4 cm). Collection of the artist.

'The first time I played the oud, it sounded like a drop of water in a crystal bowl'

CBC News

David Bell

Dec 10, 2016

It's a busy stressful time of year: students are writing papers and exams, the rest of us are buying Christmas presents and rushing from party to party. Mehdi Pouragha is playing oud this week at the University of Calgary as part of "stressless week."

CBC Radio, The Homestretch

Air Date: Dec 08, 2016

Galleries West

Katherine Ylitalo

November 19, 2016

Phil Langill of Rothney Observatory shares scientific images that (almost accidentally) capture design splendour of our near universe


University Relations Staff

November 15, 2016

Along with the Glenbow museum turning 50 this year, the Nickle Galleries at the University of Calgary will also celebrate 50 years of art. Curated by Mary-Beth Laviolette, Generations: 50 years of art at the University of Calgary and Beyond features artists who have either completed a degree or have been instructors in the department of art at the U of C.


Gurman Sahota

October 11 2016

'Generations: Fifty Years of Art at the University and Beyond' opens Sept. 29 at Nickle Galleries


Jennifer Allford

September 28, 2016

Galleries West

September 17, 2016

Philanthropist was admired for dedication to student success, lifelong learning, community and heritage


Jennifer Sowa

September 12, 2016

Guide to events on and off campus, and at Rothney Observatory


September 12, 2016

A little bit of Beakerhead at the TFDL.  Campus Collisions features two days of talks, displays and demonstrations.  Free!  Everyone welcome!

Program details now available:

Being There: Mentors and Memories features work by William Laing, retired prof and prolific printmaker

Jennifer Allford UToday July 6, 2016

Calgary Gay History Project

Kevin Allen

June 9, 2016

Ancient coins on display at U of C explores history of dollars and cents

CBC News

Danielle Nerman

May 31, 2016

Calgary Herald

Bruce Weir and Jacquie Moore

May 27, 2016

Event part of gender and sexual security symposium featuring keynotes, performances and exhibitions


Nancy Janovicek, Annette Timm and Jennifer Robitaille

May 19, 2016


Sarah Todd

April 28, 2016

Laura Vickerson is interviewed by Mireille Perron


Published on March 23, 2016


Michael Turner

February 7, 2016

Avenue Magazine

Karin Olafson

February 04, 2016

Calgary is full of creative people and beautiful pieces of art. Here is just one piece you should know about.

Avenue Magazine

Katherine Ylitalo

January 01, 2016

Work of Art: Bow River by Dan Hudson

Avenue Magazine

Katherine Ylitalo

February 01, 2016

Winter season launches with public reception in Taylor Family Digital Library Feb. 4


February 1, 2016

Avenue Magazine

Karin Olafson

January 6, 2016



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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.