Mary Shannon Will – Bordercrossings

January 18, 2022

A stunning exhibition, “Mary Shannon Will: People, Places and Things” surveyed the Calgary artist’s luminous work across five decades and several media.

Review by Nancy Tousley

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Truth and consequences: UCalgary’s Nickle Galleries tackles contemporary identity and conflict – UCalgary News

January 14, 2022

Challenges to global order and fallout from colonial occupation are being addressed on campus this winter in two new visual art exhibitions.

Nickle Galleries Staff

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Historical artifacts meet modern tech – Canadian Coin News

January 11, 2022

At the University of Calgary’s Nickle Galleries, Coleman worked throughout the pandemic alongside collections specialist Marina Fischer and technology specialist Jed Baker to experiment with photogrammetry, which is used in mapping, archaeology and 3D modelling

By Jesse Robitaille

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Weavers and War – Galleries West

October 13, 2021

Do Afghan war rugs counter oppression or serve the souvenir market? Shazia Hafiz Ramji considers 'Tensile Strength: Weavers and War' at the Founders’ Gallery in Calgary.

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Commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks – UCalgary News

September 10, 2021

Exhibitions in UCalgary’s Founders’ Gallery chronicle Canada’s military involvement in Afghanistan and explore how a longstanding Afghan art form evolved post-9/11

Jennifer Sowa

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Hidden Treasures – Nickle Galleries with Marina Fischer – CBC Calgary Eyeopener

March 12, 2021

We hear all about a hidden treasure at the University of Calgary's Nickle Galleries.

David Gray, Angela Knight

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Coin Craft: A look into the Nickle’s founding collection, featuring UCalgary alumna Marina Fischer, BA’02, MA’08.

September 24, 2020

University of Calgary Alumni

University of Calgary Alumni Association

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How Katie Ohe Set Alberta Sculpture in Motion – UCalgary Alumni

April 17, 2020

If the video and these photos from the Esker feel weirdly familiar but not, it’s likely because you’ve seen several of the 100+ pieces that were, until very recently, on display but are now locked away.

Photo by Elyse Bouvier

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“Portals to the Past”: Numismatics at Nickle Galleries – Ostraka/ Durham University

March 27, 2020

Interview with Marina Fischer, Collection Specialist, Numismatics, Nickle Galleries

Francesca Chaplin

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New exhibition at Nickle Galleries explores boundaries in art – UCalgary News

February 10, 2020

Everywhere We Are is an ambitious exhibition and public program series addressing many of the challenges, advantages and impact of art collecting. Drawing upon one of Canada’s most significant contemporary art collections, the exhibition is organized and presented as a collaboration and a two-part project co-organized by Nickle Galleries (winter 2020) and Contemporary Calgary (fall 2020).

Marina Fischer, Libraries and Cultural Resources

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