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Illingworth Kerr Gallery Exhibition Opening Reception

Alberta College of Art + Design (Illingworth Kerr Gallery on 3rd Floor) Calgary, Alberta

Visual Arts, Maker Culture — Talks and Discussion

The Illingworth Kerr Gallery is celebrating 60 years with an exhibition entitled Unpacking IKG: 60 Years a Gallery. This evening is the public opening reception, welcoming all ages from the community to to come together to celebrate, discuss ideas and socialize while taking in the exhibition. This exhibition explores the IKG’s 60-year history as a gallery and considers an even longer history of exhibiting art as an Art Institution. The IKG will be running workshops, discussions and guided gallery tours throughout Alberta Culture Days, in addition to this opening reception.

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Thu 27 Sep No events scheduled.
Fri 28 Sep 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sat 29 Sep No events scheduled.


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1407 14th Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta


Access via LRT station SAIT/ACAD/Jubilee Closest paid parking available at J2 (Jubilee) lot Illingworth Kerr Gallery is in ACAD's 3rd floor main mall


Alberta College of Art and Design

The Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD) offers studio-based degrees, preparing learners for careers in visual endeavors. ACAD's on-campus public art gallery, the Illingworth Kerr Gallery (IKG) provides a platform for curated exhibitions with a focus on contemporary visual culture. The IKG supports curricular 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. In 2018, the IKG celebrates it's 60th anniversary.

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Cassandra Paul

Media Contact

Marion Garden
Director, Marketing + Communications

This event is in English.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
Keywords: Studio Tour, Storytelling, Photography, Family Friendly, Contemporary, Exhibition, reception, archives, art history, hub-acad

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