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


Nickle at Noon-Barbara Amos:  Artist Talk

Nickle at Noon-Barbara Amos: Artist Talk

October 17, 2019 – 12:00 pm

Join Barbara Amos to talk about art as a transformative experience that shifts perception and creates change.  This presentat…

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Nickle at Noon-Chris Cran:  It’s Still My Vault

Nickle at Noon-Chris Cran: It’s Still My Vault

October 24, 2019 – 12:00 pm

Red Man/Black Cartoon, 1990, from ‘Stripe Paintings,’ oil and enamel on plywood. Collection of the artist.

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Art after the TRC:  A Panel Discussion

Art after the TRC: A Panel Discussion

October 31, 2019 – 12:00 pm

Join Nickle Galleries for a special discussion on Indigenous art today.  Issues to be discussed will include challenges faced…

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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