Elder talk: Randy Bottle

WHEN: Mon, Nov 28 at 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Room 340

Kainai knowledge keeper, Randy Bottle, will be presenting to ACAD students and staff on various issues relating to colonialism and reconciliation from a Blackfoot perspective.

2016 open house

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


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: Deborah Schwartzkopf

Covered Jar, mid-fire procelain

WHEN: Thurs, Nov 10 at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, ACAD

Deborah Schwartzkopf was born and raised in Seattle. From 1999-2002 she earned her BA at the University of Alaska and worked for studio potters in the Anchorage area.  After a year of independent study at San Diego State University, Deborah completed her MFA at Penn State in 2005.

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.