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Alberta Craft Council
Alberta Craft Gallery
10186-106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

780-488-6611 / 1-800-DO CRAFT

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Alberta Craft Gallery Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm
Closed Sunday & Statutory Holidays
Free Customer Parking at back of building

 

 

Participating artists: Nicole Baxter, Linda Chow, Robin Dupont, Milt Fischbein, Matt Gould, Terry Hildebrand, Brad Keys, Eveline Kolijn, Diane Krys, Darren Petersen, Jean-Claude and Talar Prefontaine, Shona Rae and Simon Wroot.

*Have a craft related event happening in Alberta? Email details to news@albertacraft.ab.ca

 

Member Exhibition: home, Medalta - Medicine Hat, AB

Exhibition Dates: November 25 - March 18, 2017
Location: Yuill Family Gallery, 713 Medalta Ave SE, Medicine Hat

This exhibition celebrates the artists who have decided to make Medicine Hat their home after completing their residency at Medalta, and the cultural impact this influx of artists with international careers has brought to the community of Medicine Hat.

Participating ACC members include: Les Manning, Aaron Nelson, Liz Burritt, Jenn Demke Lange, Jim Etzkorn, Jenna Stanton, Noriko Masuda, Susan McKinnon and Adam Lefebvre

Find out more here.

 

Exhibition: Home Economics, Nickle Galleries - Calgary, AB

Dates:  January 26 – April 8, 2017
Location:  Nickle Galleries, ground floor, Taylor Family Digital Library, University of Calgary

Home Economics: 150 years of Canadian Hooked Rugs explores the evolution, creative and social dimensions of hooked rugs, a uniquely Canadian folk art. 

Learn more here.

 

Exhibition: ArmChair Traveller by Edmonton Needlecraft Guild - Edmonton, AB

Exhibition Dates: March 3 - April 6, 2017
Location: Jeff Allen Gallery, Strathcona Place Senior Centre, 10831 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB
Opening Reception: March 8, 6:30-8:30 pm.

Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday with the Edmonton Needlecraft Guild. From sea to sea to sea, Canada is a vast country of landscapes, wildlife and people.

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Event: Market Collective - Calgary, AB

Dates: March 24-25, 2017
Time: Friday 4pm - 9pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am - 6pm
Location: Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre (197 – 1 Street SW)

Market Collective is an independent market, located in Calgary, AB. The MC has grown into a community-building event that showcases hundreds of local artists, artisans, designers and  musicians. Since the beginning, we have always stayed true to our passion – community building through the arts!

Find out more here.


Event: Make It Edmonton

Dates: March 24-26, 2017
Time: Friday, 11am – 9pm, Saturday, 10am – 6pm & Sunday, 11am – 5pm
Location: Northlands EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Avenue NW, Edmonton

We'll be back to the Expo Centre for our spring show! Make It is a fun, upbeat shopping experience that showcases artists from all over Canada. Find more than 175 exhibitors (Makies) selling gorgeous handcrafted items made with love and intention.

Find out more here.

 

Event: YEG Makers, Turning your craft into profit - Edmonton, AB

Date: March 30, 2017
Time: Thursday, 5-8pm

Are you an Edmonton maker looking to turn your hobby into a business? Join us for an action-packed evening where we'll show you how to take your craft and turn it into a profitable business.


Find out more here.

 

Member Exhibition: Prairie Narratives by Corinne Cowell, Harris-Warke Gallery - Red Deer, AB

Exhibition Dates: March 31-May 13, 2017
Opening Reception: April 7, 6-8pm
Location: 4924 Ross Street, Ded Deer, AB

Prairie Narratives explores the relationship we have with the prairies and the memories of the people who began farming there. Using fibre and photography Corinne Cowell instills a sense of past lives on a lonely landscape.

Find out more here.

 

 *Have a craft related event happening in Alberta? Email details to news@albertacraft.ab.ca

 

Event: Annual Spring Craft Sale, Bowness Community Association - Calgary, AB

Date: April 1, 2017
Time: Saturday, 10am–3pm
Location: 7904 43 Avenue NW, Calgary, AB  

The Bowness Community Association will be hosting its Annual Spring Craft Sale again this year.  Admission is free so please come out and show your support of the many local artists in attendance.

Email: craftfair@mybowness.com


Event: Make It Calgary

Dates: April 7-9, 2017
Time: Friday, 11am - 9pm, Saturday, 10am - 6pm, Sunday, 11am - 5pm
Location: Big Four at Stampede Park, 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, AB

Make It returns to Calgary this spring! Make It is a fun, upbeat shopping experience that showcases artists from all over Canada. Find more than 175 exhibitors (Makies) selling gorgeous handcrafted items made with love and intention.

Find out more here.

 

Event: Easter Market, ACUA - Edmonton, AB

Date: April 8, 2017
Time: Saturday, 10am - 4 pm
Location: ACUA Art Gallery & Artisan Boutique, 9534 - 87 Street, Edmonton

Join us at the ACUA Gallery & Artisan Boutique and find everything you need for Easter! Pysanka Supplies, Paska, Paska Toppers, Basket Covers, Beeswax Candles, Butter Lambs, Easter Outfits, Easter Cards, Cookbooks, Wood Pysanky, Original Pysanky, Ukrainian Egg Design Books, and more!

Find out more here.

 

Event: Tibetan Spring Bazaar - Calgary, AB

Date: April 8, 2017
Time: Saturday, 10am - 6pm
Location: Westgate Community Hall, 4943 8 Avenue SW, Calgary

Authentic Tibetan arts and crafts, religious articles, scraves, sweaters, shawls, jewellery, carpets and much more.

Find out more here.

 

Event: Spring Fling Spring Art Show and Sale, Art Society of Strathcona County - Sherwood Park, AB

Dates: April 21 - April 23, 2017
Times: Friday, 1-9pm, Saturday, 10am-4pm, Sunday, 11am-4pm
Opening Reception: Friday, April 21, 7-9pm
Location: A.J. Ottewell Community Centre, 590 Broadmoor Boulevard, Sherwood Park, AB

Plan to stop by to see what our local artists have produced over the winter months, and enter your name in a draw for a fabulous framed art piece created by the member artists! See you there!

Find out more here.

 

http://www.beaconoriginalart.comEvent: Beacon Original Art Spring Exhibition & Sale - Calgary, AB

Date: April 22, 2017
Time: Saturday, 10am - 4pm
Location: Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association, 917 Centre Avenue NE, Calgary, AB

Our mandate is to promote living a creative life! We support emerging and professional artists, locally and from across Alberta, by creating dynamic group collaborations with various art forms.

Find out more here.

 

Event: Craft Banque Artisan Pop-Up Market, AGSA - St Albert, AB

Date: April 22, 2017
Time: Saturday, 11am – 3pm

Join us for a one-day artisan pop-up market at Art Gallery of St. Albert on April 22. Shop beautiful handmade items by up to 20 hand-selected Edmonton-area artisans. Craft Banque features a variety of vendors including jewelers, glassmakers, illustrators and ceramicists. It’s spring—discover something beautiful at Craft Banque!

Find out more here.

 

Event: Calyx Art Exhibition and Sale - Calgary, AB

Dates: April 22 & April 23, 2017
Time: Saturday & Sunday, 10am - 4pm
Location: Crescent Heights Community Centre, 1101 - 2 Street NW, Calgary, AB

Calyx Distinctive Arts, founded by a group of professional artists with a collective vision and mutually supportive artistic goals, host art exhibition and sales twice annually in Calgary AB.

For more information click here.

 


*Have a craft related event happening in Alberta? Email details to news@albertacraft.ab.ca


Event: Royal Bison Art & Craft Fair - Edmonton, AB

Dates: May 5-7, 2017
Location: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre, 8426 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton
Time: Friday 5pm - 9pm, Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 10am - 4pm

The Royal Bison is an Edmonton-based, twice-a-year festival of the best and quirkiest art, craft and design this city has to offer.

Learn more here.

 

Event: Hand2Hand Mothers Day Market - Edmonton, AB

Date: May 6, 2017
Time: 10am - 4pm
Location: Terwillegar Community Church, 1751 Towne Centre Blvd, Edmonton, AB

We pride ourselves on selecting the finest local artisans and having a huge variety of premium hand crafted products at each market.  Our Mothers Day Market artisans are hard at work preparing for May 6! Free admission & free parking.

www.hand2hand.ca

 

Event: Village Market at Celebration of Spring, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village - Edmonton, AB

Date: May 22, 2017
Time: Monday, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Location: 50 km east of Edmonton, Alberta. Click here for location details.

Welcome the start of a new season at the Ukrainian Village with Celebration of Spring. Take in one of Alberta’s largest Ukrainian dance extravaganzas featuring numerous dance groups of all ages from across Alberta. Meanwhile, in the historical village, families can visit with costumed role players and celebrate spring on the farm with a full day of authentic activities.
Visitors are encouraged to bring a lawn chair for seating.

Learn more here.