Winter 2022 Exhibitions at Nickle Galleries

Due to the Omicron variant of Covid-19, UCalgary is operating in the on-line learning environment for the start of the Winter 2022 semester.

Nickle exhibitions are being installed according to schedule and will be available to visits by students and faculty as required (with proof of vaccination). Programs such as Nickle at Noon continue on-line as scheduled.

For our community visitors, the link to book visits will be re-posted here when available.

 

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Exhibitions


Money Zoo: Fantastic Beasts in the History of Money

January 17, 2022 - May 27, 2022

Money Zoo: Fantastic Beasts in the History of Money

January 17, 2022 - May 27, 2022

The significance of animals in the ancient and the modern world is evident on our money. This intricate relationship and sacred connection between hum…

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Sandra Sawatzky: The Age of Uncertainty

January 17, 2022 - April 9, 2022

Sandra Sawatzky: The Age of Uncertainty

January 17, 2022 - April 9, 2022

Nickle Galleries is pleased to present The Age of Uncertainty, the latest project from Calgary artist Sandra Sawatzky.  One of a quartet of new exhibi…

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No Photos… No Recordings… No Notes…

January 17, 2022 - April 9, 2022

No Photos… No Recordings… No Notes…

January 17, 2022 - April 9, 2022

Brian Flynn: Repainting The Troubles As a witness to colonial and sectarian violence in Northern Ireland –an era known as the Troubles— Brian Flynn ha…

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Upcoming Events


Carolyn Willekes – Here be Unicorns: From Tooth to Treasure

Carolyn Willekes – Here be Unicorns: From Tooth to Treasure

January 27, 2022 – 12:00 pm

A popular creature of legend and lore, the unicorn has been imagined and interpreted in many ways from antiquity to the prese…

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George Colpitts:  Beaver Money

George Colpitts: Beaver Money

February 3, 2022 – 12:00 pm

Most of us are familiar with the image of a beaver stamped on the Canadian nickel. In early Canada, however, the beaver pelt…

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Artist Talk – Sandra Sawatzky: The Age of Uncertainty

Artist Talk – Sandra Sawatzky: The Age of Uncertainty

February 10, 2022 – 12:00 pm

Join artist Sandra Sawatzky for a talk about her latest exhibition, The Age of Uncertainty, on view at Nickle Galleries, Janu…

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Online Resources


Featured Online Nickle Picks

Coins of Jesus is a virtual exhibition that highlights Judeo-Christian coinage in the Numismatics Collection of Nickle Galleries, covering a unique ge …

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Nickle New

Slab Vessel, c. 1970s, Luke Lindoe slab-built textured stoneware, 15.5 x 18 x 6.5 inches NG.2020.002.000 The Nickle has a significant collection of wo …

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Featured Online

Check out the Nickle’s YouTube Channel for recordings of past talks! Highlights include: Oshin Vartanian:  Beauty and the Brain: The Neurobiology and …

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Winter Hours (effective January 17, 2022)

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Thursday 9am – 8pm

Saturday 11am  – 4pm

Closed Sunday’s and Holidays