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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.

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Alberta Craft Council Events

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and everyone is welcome.

Let it Snow

Alberta Craft Gallery - Calgary
Saturday, November 23, 2019  from 7 – 11pm

'Twas the Night

Alberta Craft Gallery - Edmonton
Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 7 – 11pm

Tickets
$20 Members / $30 Invited Guests

At the door: $30 Members / $40 Invited Guests

 

Purchase your tickets at Eventbrite, by phone or in-person at any one of our gallery locations.

Join us at our annual fundraising parties in Edmonton & Calgary to toast the season in great company! Toe tapping music, festive drinks, delicious bites, and a silent auction will accompany incredible holiday shopping with chance discounts of up to 35%

 

Spotlight: Benjamin Oswald

Alberta Craft Gallery - Calgary
Artist Reception: Thursday, October 10 from 5 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: October 10 - November 2, 2019
Benjamin Oswald’s porcelain objects exist within the blurred lines of art, design and contemporary craft.

 

Artist Receptions: The Butter Dish

This exhibition will run concurrently at the Alberta Craft Gallery in Edmonton & Calgary. 20 ceramic artists celebrate the unsung hero with their distinct creative voices.

Alberta Craft Gallery - Calgary
Artist Reception: Thursday, November 14 from 5 - 8pm

Exhibition Dates: November 9 - December 14, 2019

Alberta Craft Discovery Gallery - Edmonton
Artist Reception: Saturday, November 16 from 2 – 4pm

Exhibition Dates: November 16 - December 14, 2019

 

REGISTER NOW: Professional Development Webinar Series

Alberta Craft Council is partnering with CARFAC Alberta to offer a new free professional development opportunity. Alberta Craft Council members get to participate for free to in this new series of webinars organized by CARFAC Alberta.

Webinar | Working Inside and Outside the System

(Socially Engaged Practice, Public Art and Commissions)
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 6:30pm - 8pm
RSVP sharon@carfacalberta.com by November 5 at 4pm

Dawn Detarando + Brian McArthur (a creative confluence known as Voyager Art & Tile) explore how art engages the community though their art business that designs and creates both large public art along with private commissions.

Webinar | A Deeper Understanding of Indigenous Craft and Art
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 6:30pm - 8pm
RSVP sharon@carfacalberta.com by November 19 at 4pm

Ruby Sweetman (artist and indigenous art instructor at Portage College) along with Tamara Lee-Anne Cardinal (multimedia artist, community activist, and perpetual learner) discuss how community members work together in collective creative pursuits and explore how meaning and intent operates within an artwork.

For more information on the webinars, contact Sharon (sharon@carfacalberta.com) at CARFAC Alberta.
www.carfacalberta.com

 

Late Night Holiday Shopping

Complete your gift hunt or treat yourself!
On select Thursdays this holiday season meet us at any of our two locations until 8pm.


Alberta Craft Gallery - Calgary

November 14 & December 12, 2019
Open until 8pm

Alberta Craft Gallery - Edmonton
December 5, 12 & 19, 2019
Guest artists will be announced soon!
Open until 8pm