Hidden Gems - Reintroduction of New India

WHEN: Sun. Jan 29, 2017 starting at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre

ACAD ADMISSION IS FREE FOR ACAD STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF WITH A VALID ACCESS CARD

President Doz invites you to attend the upcoming Hidden Gems Film Festival where they are going to reintroduce the New India to you with a double-bill of films unlike anything you have seen!

2016 open house

WHEN: Sat, Nov 19 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: ACAD

We want to get to know you and have you get to know us!

So how about some face time on-campus at Alberta College of Art + Design?

Faculty, staff and students would love to see you at our upcoming Open House on November 19, 2016!

You’ll get a first-hand experience of what it’s like to attend ACAD — meet student artists, participate in fun workshops, take part in activities and take a tour around campus.

Artist Talk: Jason de Haan + Miruna Dragan

WHEN: Weds, Oct 26 at 6 p.m.

WHERE: Room 371, ACAD

Please join us for an artist talk with Miruna Dragan and Jason de Haan who will be talking about their filmic work The Wood and Wave Each Other Know, which is currently on view in the Illingworth Kerr Gallery as part of their current exhibition, Performing the Landscape. In addition, the artists will be speaking about other projects they have been a part of that are collaborative and site-specific in relation to landscape.

Artist Talk: Barbara Milne

WHEN: Weds, Nov 9 at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, ACAD

Barbara Milne spent the past 18 months enthralled by the vast assortment of articles amassed by Peter and Catharine Whyte in their beloved log home. Items from their travels, gifts from relatives and friends, and purposeful or random purchases chronicle their eclectic interests and lifestyles. Milne’s enthusiastic immersion included the Whyte Museum’s vaults, where thousands of works of art and antiquities are preserved and stored.

Winter 2016 Show + Sale: First Night Fundraiser

WHEN: Thurs, Nov 17 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

WHERE: ACAD

This holiday season, check out what Calgary’s emerging young artists have created at the Alberta College of Art + Design Students’ Association (ACADSA) winter Show + Sale. This festive public art market invites you to view and purchase from over 3,000 pieces of handmade works including paintings, ceramics, glass, jewellery and more! All proceeds support the ACAD student body.

Artist Talk: Chris Fritton

WHEN: Thurs, Oct 13 from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, ACAD

Chris Fritton is the Itinerant Printer. Since 2015, he has been visiting letterpress print shops across America and Canada, producing unique prints at each venue culled from their idiosyncratic collections of wood type, metal type, cuts, ornaments, and polymer plates.

These prints will be mailed back to followers and supporters of the project as postcards (and care packages) from the road.

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