Home to a rich and varied collection of textiles, one of the most important numismatic collections in Canada and contemporary art focusing on Western Canada.

Paul Seesequasis – Turning the Lens: Indigenous Archive Project

Paul Seesequasis – Turning the Lens: Indigenous Archive Project

October 3, 2019 - December 14, 2019

Turning the Lens: Indigenous Archive Project is a photography/history exhibition; a naming project; a social media campaign and an opportunity contemp…

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Chris Cran: It’s Still My Vault

Chris Cran: It’s Still My Vault

September 20, 2019 - December 14, 2019

Following closely on the heels of his exhibition at the Glenbow Museum earlier this year, as well as the sweeping survey exhibition at the National Ga…

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Mark Mullin: I’ll climb in your eyes

Mark Mullin: I’ll climb in your eyes

October 3, 2019 - December 14, 2019

With the work of Mark Mullin, there is always more than meets the eye. This exhibition, by focussing on his recent non-representational paintings on p…

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Upcoming Events


Notice of Holiday Closure

Notice of Holiday Closure

December 15, 2019 – 1:00 am

Nickle Galleries will be closed from December 15, 2019 to January 29, 2020 for holidays and installation. Join us for Nickle…

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Nickle at Noon – The Skin of the Screen:  Musings on Art, The Body & Social Media

Nickle at Noon – The Skin of the Screen: Musings on Art, The Body & Social Media

January 16, 2020 – 12:00 pm

Artist Tia Halliday will speak about her current research into the relationship between materiality, portraiture and the body…

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Come Visit Us

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