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Image of Glory, Blood and Power: Money and War through the Ages

Glory, Blood and Power: Money and War through the Ages

February 1, 2024 – April 27, 2024

The Glory, Blood and Power: Money and War through the Ages exhibition examines the interplay between money, power, and the capacity to wage war, starting in the ancient era and progressing through to the present. It shows the crucial importance of economic…

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Image of Kyrgyz Textiles: Introducing the John L. Sommer Collection

Kyrgyz Textiles: Introducing the John L. Sommer Collection

February 1, 2024 – March 28, 2024

In 2009 Nickle Galleries (then The Nickle Arts Museum) hosted Reeds and Wool: Patterned Screens of Central Asia, a travelling exhibition organized by the Kaufman Museum at Bethel College in Kansas, USA.  The exhibition featured rare examples of Kyrgyz text…

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Image of HARRY MITSUO KIYOOKA – Artist. Educator. Activist.

HARRY MITSUO KIYOOKA – Artist. Educator. Activist.

February 1, 2024 – April 27, 2024

HARRY MITSUO KIYOOKA – Artist. Educator. Activist. (1928 – 2022) Painter, printmaker, instructor and community builder, Harry Mitsuo Kiyooka straddled the last hundred years in a way that few other artists have. Born in Calgary in 1928, a place he would ca…

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VIRTUAL – What is Money?

VIRTUAL – What is Money?

What is Money? is the newest virtual exhibition of pre-coinage currencies from the Nickle Numismatic Collection at the Univesrity of Calgary showcasing diverse forms of money used across the globe through time. From some of the earliest minted metals of th …

VIRTUAL – Coinage of the Ancient Greek World

VIRTUAL – Coinage of the Ancient Greek World

Drawing on the rich holdings of Nickle Galleries’ numismatic collections, Coinage of the Ancient Greek World traces the early history of coinage from its invention in the 7th century BCE through to coins minted by Alexander the Great. Curated by: Brittany …

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  • Alberta Museums Association