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

Northern Oracle

Organized and circulated by Doris McCarthy Gallery University of Toronto Scarborough

Sep 16 - Nov 26, 2022


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Evan Penny


Stretch | Evan Penny

"Stretch" is an exhibition by Evan Penny anchored by sculptures raising questions about perception in the digital age.




Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG)

300 Memorial Blvd.

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

happy old man by emily stenger


President's Student Art, Craft & Design Exhibition

Alberta University of the Arts Campus

The 11th President’s Student Exhibition features artwork created by AUArts students chosen by President Dr. Daniel Doz.


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AUArts Convocation Highlights

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
1415 - 15 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta

On May 26, 2022 AUArts held its convocation ceremony live at the Jubilee Auditorium.

art and death

Art + Death: Novel Alternatives Talk

Memorial Park Library Main Floor

1221 2nd Street SW, Calgary

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Art + Death is an interactive workshop by AUArts Sessional Instructor Dr. Cassandra Dam on artistic and creative alternatives to traditional mortuary traditions.

reconciliation day

Imagining Futures

Fort Calgary

750 9 Avenue SE, Calgary

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

AUArts Lodgepole Center celebrates Our Stories, Our Voices, Our Ways honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation