UCalgary COVID-19 Public Health Measures

Following new measures introduced by the Government of Alberta, UCalgary has updated new guidelines for all visitors to campus.

To visit the exhibitions, all visitors to campus age 12 and over are expected to show:

  1. Proof of fully vaccinated status (approved by Health Canada) or
  2. Proof of negative COVID-19 test: Tests must be paid for by the user, and must be Health Canada approved rapid antigen, rapid PCR or lab-based PCR test completed within the previous 72 hours from attending campus. Tests from AHS or Alberta Precision Laboratories will not be accepted.

For details, please visit here. Masks are required everywhere on University of Calgary campus.

To book your visit to Nickle Galleries, go to https://workrooms.ucalgary.ca/reserve/nickle-gallery-visits or email nickle@ucalgary.ca

 

 

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Exhibitions


Mary Shannon Will – People, Places and Things – extended to October 2021

January 1, 2021 - October 10, 2021

Mary Shannon Will – People, Places and Things – extended to October 2021

January 1, 2021 - October 10, 2021

Curated by Diana Sherlock, Mary Shannon Will: People, Places and Things is now available for viewing at Nickle Galleries. The exhibition includes almo…

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Closed – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (September 30, 2021)

September 27, 2021 - October 1, 2021

Closed – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (September 30, 2021)

September 27, 2021 - October 1, 2021

To commemorate the history and ongoing legacy of residential schools, the University of Calgary will close operations on Thursday September 30 to mark…

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Upcoming Events


Lucie Heins:  Alberta Quiltmakers and their Quilts

Lucie Heins: Alberta Quiltmakers and their Quilts

October 28, 2021 – 12:00 pm

Lucie Heins began researching the history of Alberta quiltmakers and their quilts in 2010. Heins engaged 38 museums, througho…

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Ryan Sluggett:  The Ongoing Image

Ryan Sluggett: The Ongoing Image

November 4, 2021 – 12:00 pm

Ryan Sluggett has been developing animated video installations in tandem with his painting practice for the past 15 years. In…

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Robert Weir:  Coins and the Archaeologist

Robert Weir: Coins and the Archaeologist

November 18, 2021 – 12:00 pm

Dr. Robert Weir will discuss his methodology for the identification of coins found in excavations, which are typically heavil…

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Online Resources


Nickle Picks

Unlike artifacts of metal, clay, glass or bone, few textiles older than a couple hundred years survive.  Susceptible to wear and tear, light, damp or …

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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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Fall Hours

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Thursday 9am – 8pm

Saturday 11am  – 4pm

Closed Sunday’s and Holidays