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All Exhibitions

Explore the inspirational, innovative, and stimulating visual and media arts exhibitions and residencies that celebrate and support emerging and leading local and national artists.

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LEDGE GALLERY

A Rose for Remembrance / Una Rosa Para Recordar

The largest gallery space in Arts Commons, Ledge Gallery is located on the +15 Level just above the Mezzanine. There you'll find new installations, as well as performative and sculptural works.

LEDGE GALLERY
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LIGHTBOX STUDIO

Tsa Nitaakanistoonowawa?

Located beside Martha Cohen Theatre on the Main Level of Arts Commons, Lightbox Studio is an experimental studio and exhibition space that promotes studio-based projects.

LIGHTBOX STUDIO
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WINDOW GALLERIES

Dear Everyone, Itsooaakii - Portraits of a Piikani Woman, and Encountering the Divine

These seven display spaces in the hall adjacent to the Max Bell Theatre are used as exhibition opportunities for both two dimensional and sculptural works created by local emerging artists and collectives.

WINDOW GALLERIES
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+15 GALLERIES

Indigenous Motherhood and Matriarchy

Our eight +15 Galleries provide a unique exhibition opportunity for community driven projects featuring emerging and re-emerging artists. These galleries are located on the +15 walkway between City Hall and the Glenbow Museum.

+15 GALLERIES
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BROADCAST LAB

Shea / ORINTHONICS / Primal Impacto

Arts Commons provides screening space for media artists to showcase experimental film, video, art, animations, and short documentaries, on three separate media monitors throughout the building.

BROADCAST LAB
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+15 SOUNDSCAPE

Dog Trail

Overlooking the scene shop and located near Theatre Calgary and Alberta Theatre Projects administrative offices on the +15 Level, the +15 Soundscape is a multichannel sound system that provides opportunities to local and national sound artists.

+15 SOUNDSCAPE

Are You an Artist?

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Find the artist development program at Arts Commons that’s right for you.  

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