Name: Alberta Printmaker´s Society - Artist Proof Gallery
Address: 4025, 4 Street SE , Calgary, AB T2G 4A9
Hours: Wed-Sat 11-4 pm
This media specific gallery in Ramsay features local, national and international contemporary print-based art.
Printmaking/Bookarts / Artist Run Centre & Collective
Name: Christine Klassen Gallery
Address: 200-321, 50 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2B3
Hours: Tues-Sat 10-5pm
Formerly The Weiss Gallery, CKG is situated in 4600 sq. foot mid-century warehouse space in the Manchester Industrial area just off McLeod Trail.
Sculpture / Photography / Drawing & Painting / Commercial Gallery
Name: Esker Foundation
Address: 444 - 1011, 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0H7
Hours: Tues-Wed 11-6pm; Thurs-Fri 11-8pm; Sat-Sun 11-6pm
Esker Foundation is the largest privately funded, non-commercial contemporary art gallery in Calgary. It connects the public to contemporary art exhibitions, programs, and publications. Founded in 2012 by Jim and Susan Hill, Esker Foundation is a new model for institutional relevance, curatorial focus, and audience engagement.
Sculpture / Printmaking/Bookarts / Photography / Performance / New Media / Installation / Film & Video / Drawing & Painting / Design / Craft / Public Gallery
Name: Pith Gallery and Studios
Address: 1018, 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0S7
Hours: See website.
IMPORTANT: As of December 2015, Pith Gallery and Studios is in transition. Please see their social media pages for details and updates. The original gallery site is permanently closed.
Sculpture / Photography / Performance / New Media / Installation / Film & Video / Drawing & Painting / Artist Run Centre & Collective
Name: Bloom by Michel de Broin
Address: St. Patrick´s Island, Calgary, AB
Hours: Daily 5-11pm
A newly commissioned public work for St. Patrick´s Island.
Sculpture/Public Artwork / Parks
Address: 1316, 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0T3
Hours: Mon-Sun 10-6pm; Thurs 10-8pm
If you have even a passing interest in the culinary arts, Knifewear is worth a visit. Specializing in hand forged Japanese chef knives, expert staff will tell you everything you need to know (and more) about knives. They also offer popular knife sharpening and knife skills classes.
Home Decor & Furniture
Name: Gravity Espresso and Wine Bar
Address: 909, 10 Street SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0S7
Hours: Mon 7-6pm; Tues-Thurs 7-9pm; Fri 7-late; Sat 8-late; Sun 8-6pm
Located directly below the Esker Foundation, Gravity offers good coffee throughout the day and a eclectic array of beer and wine afternoons and evenings. The cheese boards are highly recommended.
Quick Bite / Drinks / Coffee
Name: The Blues Can
Address: 1429, 9 Avenue SE , Calgary, AB T2G 0T4
Hours: Mon-Wed 4-2am; Thurs-Fri 11-2am; Sat-Sun 1-2am
One of Calgary´s best dive bars, the Blues Can almost always has live music. A good place for a pint of Pabst, and the cajun-inspired food is surprisingly good.
Meal / Drinks
Name: The Nash
Address: 925, 11 Street SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R4
Hours: Tues-Wed 11:30-10pm; Thurs 11:30-11pm; Fri 11:30-12am; Sat 11-12am; Sun 11-9pm
Set in a strikingly renovated 1900´s hotel the Nash has great cocktails, brunch and evening dining options.
Coffee / Brunch / Drinks / Meal / Quick Bite