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

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Annie MacDonell, The Beyond Within

Organized and circulated by The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, in collaboration with the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery. Curated by Leila Timmins and Crystal Mowry. 

Jan 20 - Mar 11, 2023


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Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG)

300 Memorial Blvd.

"INUA" is the inaugural exhibition of Qaumajuq, the new Inuit art centre at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.



AUArts Grad Show Exhibition 2022

Illingworth Kerr Gallery

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Celebrate the talent and creativity of our graduates.


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Tech Fest 2023

Tech Fest 2023

10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

The University of Calgary 

MacEwan Hall 

#YYC tech companies are hiring. Show them what you got at Tech Fest 2023.

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SPOTLIGHT Opening Reception with Graham Boyd

6 to 8 p.m. 

Alberta Craft Gallery & Shop (Calgary)

Everyone is invited to this free SPOTLIGHT Opening Reception for Graham Boyd.

Jared Tailfeathers

The Art of Musical Science with Jared Tailfeathers

1 to 4 p.m. 

Esker Foundation

Join us at Esker for this hands-on workshop led by Jared Tailfeathers, inspired by their current exhibition The Visitors.