Film Screening - Who Wants to Come to Japan? Feat. Alisha Marie + Bill Morton

WHEN: Thursday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre

What happens when a Japanese television series discovers an ACAD student on YouTube and takes her on a surprise tour of arts and craft centres all over Japan?

Find out at this screening that will feature a live interpretation of the show as well as a discussion and Q+A about traditional Japanese arts.

This will be a night of great fun, delicious food and fantastic prizes. See you there!


Artist Talk: Wes Niven of Converse

WHEN: Friday, March 31 at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, ACAD

Wes’ practice focuses on branding, illustration, and custom apparel graphics. The Toronto native now resides in Boston, working as a Designer at the HQ of Converse. With a Bachelor of Design in Illustration from ACAD and a post graduate from SVA, Wes is back in town to collaborate with senior VCD students for the ACAD x Fridge Gallery mural in the gallery on the fifth floor.

Visiting Artist - Artist Melissa-Jo Belcourt Moses

WHEN: Thursday, April 6 from 9 until 3 p.m.

WHERE: Lodgepole Center, ACAD

Visiting Artist Melissa-Jo Belcourt Moses will be giving a traditional beading workshop for ACAD Students, Thursday, April 6 from 9 am until 3 pm in ACAD’s Lodgepole Center.

Materials will be provided for students who pre-register. Space is limited so sign up today in the Lodgepole Center!

Unusual Vegetables

WHEN: Tues, Mar 14 from 6:15 until 7:15 p.m.

WHERE: ACAD Boardroom (next to the Knowledge Centre in the Main Mall) 

Please join the ACADSA Community Garden for a presentation by Lyndon Penner on the weird and wonderful topic of Unusual Vegetables.

Lyndon Penner is a horticulturist, gardener, garden designer, educator and author of several books about gardening in Canada, and the prairies. Born in Saskatchewan, he began gardening at a very young age and has made it is his career and passion to share his knowledge with others.

2017 ACAD Alumni Awards Night

WHEN: Thurs, Apr 6, 2017 from 6 until 9 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, ACAD

The 2017 ACAD Alumni Awards Night recognizes the accomplishments of this year's award recipients, showcasing some of the compelling stories of our alumni’s contribution to the social, economic and cultural prosperity of our province and nation. Please join us to hear about alumni turning their dreams into reality, as well as arts-minded community members.


  • 6 p.m. - Cash Bar + Refreshments

IKG Presents Film Days

WHEN: Tues, Feb 28 until Thurs, Mar 2, 2017

WHERE: IKG Gallery Number 2

The Illingworth Kerr Gallery is delighted to announce a three-day programme of film screenings hosted in Gallery Two from Tuesday, February 28 until Thursday, March 2, 2017. Each day a different film programme will present a series of films curated by different arts professionals.

Artist Talk: Viviane Mehr

WHEN: Tues, Mar 21 at 6 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, ACAD

Viviane Mehr, Founder and Owner of VIVIANEART in Calgary will talk about commercial gallery practices for Professional Practices for Artists.

This talk is hosted by Alberta College of Art + Design’s School of Critical and Creative Studies.