Press Releases & Media Advisories

  • Thursday, November 30 2017

    Window Galleries - Dec 2017

      For Immediate Release November 30, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Water, Nature, Man-made Structures, and Ruin Explored in new Window Galleries Exhibition   CALGARY – Arts Commons showcases four unique exhibits in the Window Galleries this Decembe...

  • Thursday, November 23 2017

    Broadcast Lab - Dec 2017

    For Immediate Release  November 23, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Three Visually Powerful Short Films in Broadcast Lab CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents three new media arts short films on the Broadcast Lab monitors within Arts Commons from December...

  • Friday, November 17 2017

    PCL Blues - Dawn Tyler Watson

    For Immediate Release March 16, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: The Queen of Montreal Blues – Dawn Tyler Watson   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents Canadian blues treasure Dawn Tyler Watson as part of PCL Blues on Friday, November 24 & Saturday, Nove...

  • Tuesday, November 14 2017

    Classic Albums Live - Abbey Road

    For Immediate Release  November 14, 2017   Arts Commons Presents The Beatles – Abbey Road performed by Classic Albums Live   CALGARY – Classic Albums Live makes its Calgary premiere with The Beatles – Abbey Road at Jack Singer Concert Hall on Janua...

  • Monday, November 13 2017

    Happenings 10

      For Immediate Release November 13, 2017   Arts Commons Presents Happenings 10 Body Politics   CALGARY – Happenings 10 brings the discussion of gender, identity, sexuality, and race to the forefront with thought-provoking visual arts exhibitions, ...

  • Monday, November 6 2017

    Sachal Ensemble Concert Cancelled

    For Immediate Release    Tuesday Concert of The Sachal Ensemble Cancelled Due to Issues with Canadian Visas  CALGARY – Arts Commons is deeply disappointed to announce that The Sachal Ensemble performance on Tuesday, November 7 at the Jack Singer Con...

  • Thursday, November 2 2017

    Lightbox - Nov 2017

    For Immediate Release  November 2, 2017    Arts Commons Presents:     Mental Health Addressed Through Experimental Artistic Installation CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents is excited to showcase Calgary-based multidisciplinary artist Dick Averns’ Reco...

  • Thursday, October 26 2017

    TD Jazz - Ramsey Lewis

     For Immediate Release  October 26, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Three-time GRAMMY Award winning musician Ramsey Lewis   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents a three-time GRAMMY Award winning composer, pianist, and radio personality – Ramsey Lewis - i...

  • Tuesday, October 24 2017

    Dia de Muertos at Arts Commons

    For Immediate Release  October 24, 2017   Casa Mexico and Arts Commons Presents Dia de Muertos – Day of the Dead   CALGARY – Join Casa Mexico and Arts Commons in the Jack Singer Concert Hall lobby on November 1 to celebrate Dia de Muertos!  With li...

  • Thursday, October 19 2017

    Nat Geo - Mireya Mayor

    For Immediate Release October 19, 2017     Arts Commons Presents: National Geographic Live - Pink Boots and a Machete with Mireya Mayor   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents is proud to welcome National Geographic Live primatologist Mireya Mayor with Pi...

  • Tuesday, October 17 2017

    BD&P World Music - The Sachal Ensemble

    For Immediate Release October 17, 2017    Arts Commons Presents: Viral YouTube Sensation, The Sachal Ensemble, comes to Calgary CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents BD&P World Music is proud to bring the virtuoso musicians of The Sachal Ensemble to Art...

  • Thursday, October 5 2017

    PCL Blues - Multi-award winning blues artist Harpdog Brown

    For Immediate Release October 5, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Multi-Maple Blues Award winner Harpdog Brown Comes to Calgary   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents multi-Maple Blues Award winner for Best Harmonica of the Year Harpdog Brown to Calgary as...

  • Tuesday, September 26 2017

    TD Jazz - Legendary Jazz Musician leads HUDSON

    For Immediate Release  September 26, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Legendary Musician Jack DeJohnette Leads HUDSON to Calgary   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents an all-star jazz collaboration in celebration of Jack DeJohnette’s 75th birthday - HUDS...

  • Thursday, September 14 2017

    Arts Commons Unveils New Patron Experience Initiatives

    For Immediate Release September 14, 2017   Arts Commons Unveils Improved Patron Experience Initiatives   CALGARY – With the start of the 2017-18 season, Arts Commons is pleased to unveil several new initiatives that will improve patron experience a...

  • Wednesday, September 13 2017

    BD&P World Music - PIAF The Show

    For Immediate Release  September 12, 2017     Arts Commons Presents: Blockbuster Music Experience PIAF! The Show has Calgary Premiere   CALGARY – The powerful and moving celebration of Edith Piaf’s life PIAF! The Show comes to Arts Commons as part...

  • Tuesday, September 12 2017

    Broadcast Lab - Sept 2017

    For Immediate Release September 12, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Three Compelling Short Films in Broadcast Lab   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents three new media arts short films on the Broadcast Lab monitors in Arts Commons from September 4 - Nov...

  • Monday, September 11 2017

    PCL Blues - Kenny Neal brings Swamp Blues to Arts Commons

    For Immediate Release September 11, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Baton Rouge Swamp Blues Royalty – Kenny Neal – Performs in Calgary   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents opens PCL Blues with GRAMMY nominated blues artist Kenny Neal on Friday, Septem...

  • Friday, September 8 2017

    Soundscape - Sept 2017

    For Immediate Release  September 8, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: The sonic journey of a nomadic life captured in new soundscape - Pathways   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents brings a new media art sound installation to the +15 hallway that runs fro...

  • Wednesday, September 6 2017

    Window Galleries - Sept 2017

    For Immediate Release  September 6, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: The Feminine Image in Nature - A new show in Window Galleries   CALGARY – Arts Commons showcases three unique exhibits in the Window Galleries this September 4 - November 27 from art...

  • Tuesday, September 5 2017

    The Ledge Gallery - Sept 2017

    For Immediate Release  September 5, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: The Invasion of the Body Dysmorphia in The Ledge Gallery   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents Invasion of Body Dysmorphia by visual artists Khrysta Lloren and Nine Kennedy in ...

  • Friday, September 1 2017

    Lightbox Studio - Sept 2017

    For Immediate Release  September 5, 2017    Arts Commons Presents:     Print Media and Queer Theory is at the forefront in this new Lightbox Studio Project   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents is excited to showcase Calgary artist May G N’s Super Impo...

  • Wednesday, June 28 2017

    Soundscape - July 2017

      For Immediate Release June 28, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Morose Code from sound artist Kerry Maguire   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents brings a new media art sound installation to the +15 hallway that will take you on a journey thr...

  • Wednesday, June 7 2017

    Broadcast Lab - June 2017

    For Immediate Release June 7, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Walking to Save On, Lucidity, and Rainbow Fisher in Broadcast Lab   CALGARY –Arts Commons Broadcast Lab (formerly Gallery of Alberta Media Arts) brings three new short films to Ar...

  • Tuesday, June 6 2017

    Ledge Gallery - June 2017

      For Immediate Release June 6, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Artist-in-Residence Terrance Houle explores Indigenous love CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents a special installation and artist residency from prolific Canadian artist Terrance ...

  • Friday, June 2 2017

    Lightbox Studio - June 2017

      For Immediate Release June 2, 2017     Arts Commons Presents:     The Land Persists by Jake Klein-Waller Recreates Ghosts of the Past   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents is excited to showcase Calgary artist Jake Klein-Waller’s The Land Pe...

  • Friday, June 2 2017

    Window Galleries - June 2017

      For Immediate Release June 2, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Put the “Her” in Heritage Celebrating the stories of women in this exhibition for Canada’s 150   CALGARY – Arts Commons is happy to welcome three unique exhibits to the Window G...

  • Friday, April 21 2017

    Soundscape - April 2017

      For Immediate Release April 21, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Caverns of Sound from sound artist Aidan Lytton   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents is proud to share a unique soundscape by media artist Aidan Lytton.  Part meditation, part...

  • Tuesday, April 18 2017

    Arts Commons Celebrates National Volunteer Week

      For Immediate Release April 18, 2017    Arts Commons Celebrates National Volunteer Week   CALGARY – Arts Commons and Volunteer Canada are proud to celebrate the vital efforts and contribution of volunteers during National Volunteer Week...

  • Tuesday, March 21 2017

    National Geographic Live: The Mystery of Our Human Story

    For Immediate Release  March 21, 2017     Arts Commons Presents: National Geographic Live - The Mystery of Our Human Story with Lee Berger   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents is proud to welcome National Geographic Live speaker and paleoanthr...

  • Thursday, March 16 2017

    Viral star Jack Broadbent

    For Immediate Release March 16, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Viral Bluesman Jack Broadbent Brings Unique Brand of Guitar to Calgary   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents PCL Blues is pleased to welcome slide-guitarist Jack Broadbent on Frid...

  • Friday, March 3 2017

    Ledge Gallery - March 2017

        For Immediate Release March 3, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Biological science merges with printmaking and sculpture CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents The Ocean Inside, an installation of printmaking and sculpture that explores nature...

  • Friday, March 3 2017

    Lightbox Studio - March 2017

      For Immediate Release March 3, 2017    Arts Commons Presents: A meditative work of art as a community body CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents is excited to showcase Calgary artist Chelsea Rushton’s Sankalpa Centre for Dreams and Visions in...

  • Wednesday, March 1 2017

    Blues Legends Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite

    For Immediate Release March 1, 2017     Arts Commons Presents: Blues Masters Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents brings legendary blues masters Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite to the Jack Singer Conce...

  • Wednesday, March 1 2017

    GAMA - March 2017

    For Immediate Release March 10, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: $100 Film Festival Visiting Artist – Philip Hoffman   “Philip Hoffman has long been recognized as Canada’s pre-eminent diary filmmaker. For over thirty-five years he has been st...

  • Wednesday, March 1 2017

    Window Galleries - March 2017

      For Immediate Release March 1, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Taboo Subjects Explored Through Different Artistic Mediums   CALGARY – Arts Commons is happy to welcome four contrasting artists to the Window Galleries this March.  Tackling...

  • Tuesday, February 7 2017

    Viral Ukulele Player Jake Shimabukuro

    For Immediate Release February 7, 2017    Arts Commons Presents: Nimble-fingered Ukulele Player Jake Shimabukuro Comes to Calgary  CALGARY – As part of the BD&P World Music series, Arts Commons Presents viral ukulele prodigy, Jake Shimabukuro, on ...

  • Wednesday, January 18 2017

    National Geographic Live: The Risky Science of Exploration

    For Immediate Release  January 18, 2017    Arts Commons Presents: National Geographic Live - The Risky Science of Exploration with Kenny Broad   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents is proud to welcome National Geographic Live speaker and environmental a...

  • Wednesday, January 11 2017

    Rich Stories with Eric Bibb and Michael Jerome Browne

    For Immediate Release January 11, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: Rich Stories and Spirited Guitar – Eric Bibb with Michael Jerome Browne   CALGARY – In a beautiful gathering of American and Canadian blues, Arts Commons is pleased to welcome ...

  • Wednesday, January 4 2017

    Black Arm Band featured in High Performance Rodeo

    For Immediate Release January 4, 2017     Arts Commons Presents: 40,000 Years of Australian History in Ground-Breaking Show   CALGARY – As part of One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo and the BD&P World Music series, Arts Commons Presents...

  • Tuesday, January 3 2017

    Soundscape - Jan 2017

    For Immediate Release  January 3, 2017   Arts Commons Presents: River Alms featuring Chandra Melting Tallow   CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents is proud to announce River Alms, an experimental pop soundscape inspired by both the living and sp...