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

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

The IKG is a world-class exhibition space and flexible platform for critical enquiry and theoretical debate with a focus on visual culture. 

The Illingworth Kerr Gallery (IKG) provides a platform for curated exhibitions and other forms of cultural research production, with a focus on contemporary visual culture. A vital part of AUArts’ Office of Research and Academic Affairs, it supports graduate and undergraduate learning, provides a rich mix of public programming, and participates in global dialogue by hosting local, regional and international artists working in a variety of disciplines.

IKG gallery hours

Tues, Wed, Fri: 11-6

Thurs: 11-7

Sat: 12-4

Closed on Sundays, Mondays and statutory holidays

Location and contact

The IKG is located in the main mall on the AUArts campus. Please call us at 403.284.7633 or email ikg@auarts.ca with any questions or inquiries.

Tak Pham, Curator
Cassandra Paul, Exhibitions and Programs Coordinator 
Ann Thrale, Exhibitions Preparator 
Lauren Jacobson, Exhibitions Assistant

 

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Jan 19 - Mar 9, 2024

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From Skyworld to Cyberspace

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

OPENING RECEPTION

Thursday, January 18, 2024
5 – 8 PM

GALLERY HOURS

Tues, Wed & Fri, 11 – 6 PM
Thurs, 11 – 7 PM
Sat, 12 – 4 PM

Closed on Sundays, Mondays and statutory holidays

Christina Battle, how to feel the weight of the moment

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how to feel the weight of the moment

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

OPENING RECEPTION

Thursday September 14, 2023
5 – 8 PM

GALLERY HOURS

Tues – Fri, 11 – 6 PM
Sat, 12 – 4 PM

Closed on Sundays, Mondays and statutory holidays

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Virtual 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

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MFA in Craft Media Thesis Exhibition 2023

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

OPENING RECEPTION

Thursday April 6, 2023
5 – 7 PM

GALLERY HOURS

Tues – Fri, 11 – 6 PM
Sat, 12 – 4 PM

Closed on Sundays, Mondays and statutory holidays

The MFA in Craft Media facilitates the exploration of ceramics, fibre, glass or jewellery and metals through autonomous practice-led research, in an intensive 20-month program.

Annie Macdonell The Beyond Within

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The Beyond Within

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

OPENING RECEPTION

Thursday January 19, 2023
5 – 8 PM

GALLERY HOURS

Tues – Fri, 11 – 6 PM
Sat, 12 – 4 PM

Closed on Sundays, Mondays and statutory holidays

Organized and circulated by The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, in collaboration with the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery.

Heather Hart, Tear the Roof Off: Oaklawn, 2015. Photo by Toni Hafkenscheid.

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Northern Oracle

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

GALLERY HOURS

Tues – Fri, 11 – 6 PM
Sat, 12 – 4 PM

Closed on Sundays, Mondays and statutory holidays

Organized and circulated by Doris McCarthy Gallery University of Toronto Scarborough

MFA in Craft Media Summer 2022

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MFA in Craft Media Thesis Exhibition: Summer 2022

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

Members of the public can book a timed appointment to visit here or by emailing ikg@auarts.ca 

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AUArts Grad Show Exhibition 2022

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

OPENING RECEPTION

Thursday May 26, 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

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

Celebrate the talent and creativity of our graduates.

MFA in Craft Media 2022

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MFA in Craft Media Thesis Exhibition 2022

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

Members of the public can book a timed appointment to visit here or by emailing ikg@auarts.ca 

MFA in Craft Media Thesis Exhibition 2022

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The Distance Between

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

Members of the public can book a timed appointment to visit here or by emailing ikg@auarts.ca 

Jude Griebel and Lorraine Simms

Contingent Systems

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Contingent Systems

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

CLOSING RECEPTION

Canceled due to public health restrictions.

Contingent Systems explores critical intersections between creative practice and algorithmic culture.

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MFA in Craft Media Thesis Exhibition 2021

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

Shiemara Hogarth
August 16-26

Open for viewing August 25-26, through appointment only

The MFA in Craft Media is a collaborative, cross-disciplinary, studio-based program that encourages students to explore materials and technology informed by theory and criticism.