Vessna Perunovich
Shifting Shelter, (installation detail)
2017. Mixed Media
Photo credit: Jeremy Pavka

Galleries on campus

Art is everywhere at AUArts.

Our world-class gallery spaces infuse the campus with the work of professional artists and designers – provoking thought, inspiring discussion and welcoming the greater community.

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

A world-class exhibition space and flexible platform for critical enquiry and theoretical debate with a focus on visual culture. As an interface between AUArts and the broader community, IKG is the longest-running international art program in Calgary, and a vital component of the city’s cultural ecology.

Image: Mark Igloliorte, Diptychs Series. 2017. Installation view. Photo credit: Elyse Bouvier

Two viewers look at a grid of small paintings in blue and yellow tones

Marion Nicoll Gallery

The MNG hosts student-run installations, group shows and exhibitions.

Marion Nicoll Gallery

Upcoming

AUArts Grad Show

AUArts Grad Show Exhibition 2024

Celebrate the talent and creativity of our Graduating Class of 2024

May 23 - Jun 1, 2024

Exhibitions

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AUArts Grad Show Exhibition 2023

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

OPENING RECEPTION

Thursday May 25, 2023
approx. 3 - 7 PM, starting immediately after the Convocation ceremony

GALLERY HOURS

Tues – Fri, 11 – 6 PM
Sat, 12 – 4 PM

Closed on Sundays, Mondays and statutory holidays

Celebrate the talent and creativity of our Graduating Class of 2023

Fahrenheit

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Fahrenheit 2024

American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona, California 

Opening reception: Jan. 20 from 4 to 6 p.m.

This year, AMOCA features the talents of artists contributing to the contemporary ceramic arts community.

Leighton Art Centre

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Leighton Art Centre Annual Members Exhibition

Online exhibition

Leighton Art Centre

A highlight of the Leighton Art Centre exhibition season each and every year!

Events

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Convocation 2023

Convocation 2024

The Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium 
1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary AB T2N 1M4

1 p.m. 

Convocation will take place at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, next to the AUArts Campus.

Richard Clements, Ars Lineandi with Coins (Family Tree), 2019.

Artist Talk - Richard Clements: Cloister

12 noon to 1 p.m. 

Nickle Galleries
Digital Library

Richard Clements (Assistant Professor, Sculpture) is a Calgary/Mohkinstsis-based artist primarily working in sculpture.

Richard Clements, Ars Lineandi with Coins (Family Tree), 2019.

Reception - Richard Clements: Cloister

1:30 to 4 p.m.  

Nickle Galleries
Digital Library

Richard Clements (Assistant Professor, Sculpture) is a Calgary/Mohkinstsis-based artist primarily working in sculpture.