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


Skawennati Banner

From Skyworld to Cyberspace

Jan 19 - Mar 9, 2024


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Celestial Passage

"Celestial Passage" is organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta and curated by Lindsey Sharman.

Culture and Kin


Culture & Kin

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Virtual AUArts Grad Show Exhibition 2023

Illingworth Kerr Gallery


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


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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Market Collective


2023 Market Collective

December 8-10 + 15-17

Friday: 4 to 9 p.m. 

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

BMO Centre

Alberta Craft

Alberta Craft Awards 2023

7 to 8:30 p.m.

Online at Alberta Craft Council 

Alberta Craft presents the 2023 Craft Awards.

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7 to 9 p.m. 

Rumble House

1136 8 Avenue SW

A pop-up show and live art auction.