2017 Winter Show + Sale

Check out what Calgary’s emerging artists have created during the school year at the 2017 Winter Alberta College of Art + Design Students’ Association (ACADSA) Show + Sale.

This unique public art market invites you to view and purchase over 3,000 pieces of handmade works.

The sale features work from each of ACAD's disciplines of study. Whatever your preferred medium, you'll find it here: Paintings, photographs, drawings, prints, glass, fibre, jewellery, sculpture, ceramics and more! 


WHEN: Thursday, November 16 from 5 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Main Mall, ACAD

The First Night Fundraiser offers you an exclusive, private viewing of thousands of bespoke pieces and a chance to purchase them before anyone else.

Proceeds from ticket purchases directly support ACAD students with programming that includes entrepreneurial training through seminars and workshops and funds student scholarships. Students receive the proceeds from the sale of their work during the event, with a portion supporting ACADSA's student programming.

Along with local creatives, arts supporters and light refreshments from our friends at Goro + Gun and National, you can expect advanced access to over 3,000 original artworks and conversation with the artists in attendance.

A cash bar will be available for your enjoyment and the closest parking available on campus is the Jubilee J2 parking lot.

>>> Purchase your tickets through Eventbrite

***We invite you to register early, as capacity at this event is limited***


WHEN: Friday, November 17 from 12 to 7 p.m. + Saturday, November 18 from 12 to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Main Mall, ACAD

Entrance by Donation

Thank you for supporting art, craft, and design education at ACAD for nearly 100 years. Your ongoing support fosters entrepreneurship, builds community and develops our creative economy in Calgary, in Alberta and beyond. 

ACAD Charitable Registration #10669 RR0001