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Coins of Jesus: Money and Religion in the Ancient World

 

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Exhibitions


Virtual!! Coins of Jesus: Money and Religion in the Ancient World

February 13, 2021 - December 31, 2021

Virtual!! Coins of Jesus: Money and Religion in the Ancient World

February 13, 2021 - December 31, 2021

Coins of Jesus is a virtual exhibition that highlights Judeo-Christian coinage in the Numismatics Collection of Nickle Galleries, covering a unique ge…

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Upcoming Events


Aaron Sidorenko: Artist’s Talk

Aaron Sidorenko: Artist’s Talk

March 4, 2021 – 12:00 pm

Aaron Sidorenko is a Calgary based artist represented by the Paul Kuhn Gallery.   Free, online event. To access the talk…

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Caitlin Thompson:  Embroidermation- Stitches to Pixels

Caitlin Thompson: Embroidermation- Stitches to Pixels

March 11, 2021 – 12:00 pm

Focusing on her recent exhibition PANORAMADA, Thompson will share her research into embroidermation – the combination of embr…

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Erin Sutherland: Memory, Making and Blood – Experiences of an Emerging Curator

Erin Sutherland: Memory, Making and Blood – Experiences of an Emerging Curator

March 18, 2021 – 12:00 am

Erin Sutherland is an independent curator and a core member of Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective (Edmonton).   Free,…

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Online Resources


Nickle Picks

I do not have a favourite textile artifact in the Nickle’s collections—I have many. Some were gifted by Dr. Lloyd Erikson, some from other generous do …

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Nickle New

shroud envisioning (ananas comosus in strata), Marigold Santos, 2020, acrylic, pigment, gesso on canvas, 60 x 40.” Image:  Courtesy Jarvis Hall Galler …

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Featured Online Nickle New

Bronze coin (prutah), Roman Judea, minted by Pontius Pilate, year 29, Size: 16.37mm   Did you know Nickle Galleries’ Numismatic Collection compri …

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The Nickle Galleries are located in the first two levels of the Taylor Family Digital Library on the University of Calgary campus. The Nickle is a short walk west of the University LRT Station, and Calgary Transit Buses 9, 72, 137, and 143 stop in the main campus bus loop near The Nickle. Paid parking is available on the UofC campus, the closest covered parking is located in the Arts Parkade (further information available at Parking Services).

For information, call 403-210-6201

Fall/Winter Hours (September through April):

Monday through Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thursdays until 8:00 pm

Saturdays 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Closed Sundays and Holidays and during exhibition installation.  Please check exhibition dates.

 

Spring/Summer (May through August):

Monday through Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Closed Weekends and Holidays and during exhibition installation.  Please check exhibition dates.

Admission is free and all are welcome