Summer Hours in effect from April 30, 2023.


Current Exhibitions

Image of Time and Place

Time and Place

May 30, 2024 – August 9, 2024

Over the years, Nickle Galleries has often turned to the permanent collection of art to put together exhibitions that respond to or provide additional context to concurrent feature exhibitions. Time and Place is just such an exhibition, albeit with a sligh…

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Image of Richard Clements: Cloister

Richard Clements: Cloister

May 16, 2024 – July 19, 2024

Richard Clements is a Calgary/Mohkinstsis based artist working primarily in sculpture. His work is concerned with structural affinities between perception – as guided by language and mathematics – and our manifested, cultural world. Cloister examines medie…

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Image of H.G. Wells: A Scientific Romance

H.G. Wells: A Scientific Romance

April 11, 2024 – July 19, 2024

H.G. Wells: A Scientific Romance explores the inspired beginnings of Herbert George Wells (1866 – 1946), an early and major figure in what was to become science fiction. Trained in the sciences, Wells intended to be a teacher. Instead, poor health led him…

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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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