Happenings 7

Mon February 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Happenings 7

Price Range FREE!

Show Dates Mon February 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Presenter Arts Commons Arts Commons Presents

Venue Throughout Arts Commons


Arts Commons Presents
Happenings 7: Tactile Intrigue

Monday, February 27, 2017 from 6-9pm
Mezzanine Level of Centre Court above Ca' Puccini

Art is messy, art is fun, and Happenings invites you to dive in and experience art in a whole new way with a Tactile Intrigue themed art party and artist reception. These artist receptions and art parties are designed for you to self-curate your own art experience. Happenings is a FREE event open to the public so bring your friends! Why is this going to be so great? In honour of our incredible current exhibitions, there will be NEW interactive art activities surrounding the theme tactility and intrigue. Come out and see what's happening at Happenings #7!

We are celebrating the following exhibitions in the Arts Commons galleries:  

The Ledge Gallery: Svea Ferguson  

Window Galleries: Seities Studio's The Photographic Blue by Jaime Erin Johnson, Juilee Pryor, Emma Powell

Broadcast Lab (formerly Gallery of Alberta Media Arts): Greg Marshall, Jean-René Leblanc / Andy Dinh, Rachel Evans

Lightbox Studio: Alyssa Ellis

+15 Soundscape: Chandra Melting Tallow

Featuring…

GlobalFest Urban Arts Crew - Interactive Hip Hop Room 

Come learn the basics of beatbox and rap in a live cypher - No experience required, elevated experience guaranteed. Also, featuring Graffiti Gallery with the work of Kerz XXV - originally from Rome, now based in Calgary and working with the GlobalFest Urban Arts Crew to teach youth about creative self-expression and community through visual art, poetry, movement and music.

Boxcar Café hosts board game meet-up

Come play and check out an exclusively curated selection of board games and activities from Boxcar Café!

SLIME GURLZ will be showing us how to make the perfect slime! 

You’ll be able to decorate and glitterize your own personal slime. 

Five Art & Merchandise will be coming all the way down from the East Village to present a special pop-up shop at Happenings!

This is no passive artist reception. Its active, it’s messy, it’s a new way to engage with artists and the work that they create. There will also be three live performances throughout the evening and artist talks lead by Pete Meadows founder of Tiny Gallery.

Thirsty? Well there will be a CASH BAR!

Check out our Facebook Event for up to date information.