AUArts New Student Orientation 2019

WHEN: Wednesday, September 4 from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 5 from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, September 6 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHERE: AUArts, Calgary, AB.

What time should I arrive? 

Check-in will begin at 9 a.m. sharp on Wednesday, September 4. Please arrive no more than 15 minutes early.

We will be distributing your new AUArts Student ID Cards at check-in, so please bring official government-issued identification for verification.

Sled Island 2019

WHEN: June 19 - 23, 2019

WHERE: Calgary, AB.

Since 2007, Sled Island's thoughtful, eclectic programming and independent spirit have produced a one-of-a-kind festival experience.
Each June, the five-day music and arts festival brings together a community of more than 250 bands, comedy, film and art as well as over 30,000 attendees in more than 30 venues, earning rave reviews from attendees, artists and media across the globe. AUArts is honoured to be the Visual Arts sponsor for Sled Island 2019.

Jacquard weaving workshop

Image: Jessie Fraser “Bindie Harris and Friend” 2019

WHEN: June 4 – 7, 2019

WHERE: Alberta University of the Arts

Curious about Jacquard Weaving? Join artists Jessie Fraser and Mackenzie Kelly-Frère in an exploration of the woven image in contemporary art and design. In this four-day workshop participants will encounter contemporary approaches to working with digital technology to create images for Jacquard weaving using Adobe Photoshop.

Little Duck Gallery + AUArts | Fire Fly

WHEN: Friday, April 5 from 7:30pm - 10:30pm

WHERE: The Castle, Calgary, Alberta (Address will be sent to ticket holders the morning of the event)

AuARTS (Formerly ACAD) in Collaboration with Off-Beat Figure Drawing brings you an evening of live music, spoken word, installation art and live models.

Breath-taking installations from AUArts students will be featured based on the theme Forrest Fireflies at Night

Tickets are available through Eventbrite.

Best of AUArts Animation

WHEN: Friday, April 5, 2019, at 5 p.m. (Screening at 5:30 p.m.)

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, Alberta University of the Arts

*This Event is a Free Screening for Mature Audiences*