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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

Closed: Victoria Day, Monday, May 22, 2017 

 

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


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.

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.

 

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

 

Exhibition: Fire, ASA, Southern Jubilee Auditorium - Calgary, AB


Exhibition Dates: April 3 – May 19, 2017
Reception: Wednesday, April 19, 6 - 9pm with guest speaker Dr. Cassandra Dam at 7pm
Location: Southern Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary, AB

The group exhibition Fire by Alberta Society of Artists includes ACC member Teena Dickerson.

Find out more here.

 

Exhibition: VASA Members Spring Exhibition, VASA Gallery - St Albert, AB

Dates: April 4 - April 29, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 6, 6 – 9pm
Location: VASA Gallery, 25 Sir Winston Churchill Avenue, St. Albert, AB

ACC member Kristin Anderson is participating.

Find out more here.


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.

 

 

Member Exhibition: Shadow Man by Paul Boultbee, Harcourt House - Edmonton, AB

Exhibition Dates: April 20 - May 20, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 20, 7- 10pm
Location: The Front Room Gallery, Harcourt House, 10215 112 Street, Edmonton

Shadow Man by Paul Boultbee is a series of mixed media works that combine memory and experience. The paintings based on Paul's photos record his presence although his identity remains a mystery.

Find out more here. 

 

Event: Encore Annual Art Sale and Celebration of Creative Expression - Lacombe, AB

Dates: April 21 & 22, 2017
Time: Friday, 1 - 8pm, Saturday, 11am - 4pm
Location: Lacombe Memorial Centre 5214 50 Avenue, Lacombe

We are back for another fabulous celebration of the arts, and invite you to join us for two fabulous days of original artwork, live music, great food, and good people!

ACC members Louise McBeath Schoepp & Al Schoepp (Innovative Artisans) are participating.

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.

 

Member Event: Urbancarrot Hotglass Spring Sale - Edmonton, AB

Date: April 22, 2017
Time: Saturday, 10am - 3pm
Location: 10718 - 74 Avenue, Edmonton, AB

Urbancarrot Hotglass is having their Spring Glass Sale. Stop by for a coffee and say hello. We will be doing glass blowing demos in the afternoon.

Email to find out more.

 

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

Date: April 22, 2017
Time: Saturday, 11am – 3pm
Location: Art Gallery of St Albert, 19 Perron Street, St. Albert, AB

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: The Fibre Shindig - Calgary, AB

Date: April 22, 2017
Time: Saturday, 10am - 5pm
Location: Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Centre, 1320 5 Avenue NW, Calgary, free parking
Cost: $5.00 at the door for adults. Kids free.

The spring version of our twice yearly Fibre show - knitting, weaving, spinning, fibre tools, hand-printed fabrics, crochet, embroidery, yarn, fibre, cross stitch, wearables, toys, jewelry, art, project bags, stitch markers and more - all made locally by Alberta’s Best Fibre Artists and Artisans.

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.

 

Event: Etsy Foothills: Spring Thing 2017 - Okotoks, AB

Date: April 23, 2017
Time: Sunday, 10am - 5pm
Location: Crescent Point Regional Field House, 125 Field House Drive East, Okotoks, AB

Come on out to the CP Field House on April 23rd for an amazing Sunday Funday of community & shopping with your local Etsians! Participating artists include ACC member Kathy Ransom.

Find out more here.

 

Event: Our Best To You Spring Art & Craft Sale - Red Deer, AB

April 28 - 30, 2017
Time: Friday, 10am - 9pm, Saturday, 10am - 6pm, Sunday, 10am - 5pm
Location: Westerner Park, 4847A 19 Street, Red Deer, AB
 
Our Best to You Spring Art & Craft Sale is Red Deer's latest and greatest shopping event, a sensational springtime affair bringing you the biggest names in Canadian handmade.  Red Deer has loved Our Best You Christmas since 1992 and now it's time to introduce our Spring edition.

Find out more here.

 


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


Event: St Albert Potters Guild Spring Sale - St Albert, AB

Dates: May 4 - 6, 2017
Time: Thursday, 5pm - 9pm, Friday, 10am - 9pm, Saturday, 10am - 5pm
Location: Foyer, St Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St Albert, AB

The St Albert Potters Guild annual Spring Sale this year coincides with the first Artwalk of the season. The Potters have been very busy, creating whimsical, ornamental, sometimes functional pieces for the garden. Our feature this year is Garden Art and expect to be delighted by the beautiful works that will be shown or sold.

Come and watch our potter at the wheel Thursday evening, demonstrating how thrown work evolves, or watch a potter take some clay and transform it by hand into a work of art!

Find out more here.

 

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: Butterdome Spring Craft Sale - Edmonton, AB

Dates: May 5 – 7, 2017
Time: Friday, 10am – 10pm, Saturday, 10am – 6pm, Sunday, 10am – 5pm
Location: University of Alberta, Butterdome, 87 Avenue and 114 Street, Edmonton, AB

The Butterdome Spring Craft Sale is Edmonton’s ultimate spring shopping event, celebrating its 11th anniversary and featuring some of the very best talents from the Canadian Handmade community.

Participating ACC members include: JoAnna Lange, Louise McBeath Schoepp & Al Schoepp, Laura Sharp and Janet Stein.


Find out 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: Sparrow Glassworks Spring Studio Open House - Red Deer, AB

Date: May 6, 2017
Time: Saturday, 9am - 5pm
Location: 5331 - 44 Avenue, Red Deer, AB

Deborah and Darren Petersen invite you to join us for our Spring Studio Open House. There will be glassblowing demonstrations.

Find out more here.

 

Event: Mount Pleasant Potters’ Guild Spring Pottery Market - Calgary, AB

Date: May 7, 2017
Time: Sunday, 10am - 4pm
Location: Triwood Community Hall, 2244 Chicoutimi Drive NW, Calgary, AB

The Mount Pleasant Potters’ Guild is hosting their annual Spring Pottery Market.  The Market will include unique handmade pottery from over 30 local artists. A great selection, reasonable prices, just in time for Mother’s Day!

Find out more here.

 

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.

 


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


Event: Fibre Potpourri, Western Canada Conference - Red Deer, AB

Conference Dates: June 2-4, 2017
Location: Red Deer College, 100 College Boulevard, Red Deer, AB

Hosted by the Calgary Guild of Needle & Fibre Arts. This year our Western Canada conference will include 1 and 2 day classes in a variety of styles.  We will not be limiting ourselves to only traditional needlecraft styles but expanding to include all forms of fibre arts.  The event also includes a retreat option where you can just come and work on your own projects in the company of both new and old friends.

Find out more here.

 

Event: Village Market at Vintage Day/Kalyna Voice, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village - Edmonton, AB

Date: June 25, 2017
Time: Sunday, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Location: 50 km east of Edmonton, Alberta. Click here for location details.

Step on the gas, drive back in time and enjoy a spectacular display of vintage vehicles at the Ukrainian Village. This family fun day includes Kalyna Voice singing competition, children’s activities, free horse-drawn wagon rides, exhibits, entertainers, historic activities, traditional Ukrainian food and a Village Market.

Learn more here.

 


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


Event: Series Summer Arts School, RDC - Red Deer, AB

Dates: July 10 - August 4, 2017
Location: Red Deer College, 100 College Boulevard, Red Deer, AB

Immerse yourself in your art and meet others that love it as much as you do. Series Summer Arts School will fulfill all of your art needs!
 
We offer five-day workshops on Monday to Friday for adults of all skill levels, from professional artists to those looking for personal growth. Included in your course fees are instructor presentations by professional artists, open studios in the evenings, open model sessions and a variety of social activities planned to enhance your experience at Series. Get the most out of your experience by staying right on RDC’s beautiful campus.

Alberta Craft Council members who are instructors include: Crys Harse, Linda Chow, Ross Bradley, Teena Dickerson, Connie Pike, Diane Krys, JoAnna Lange and Kai Scholefield.

Click here to learn more and register.