AB Culture Days at cSPACE

Experience Alberta Culture Days
Throughout the month of September

Alberta Culture Days is the perfect time to experience the diverse, living, breathing, and ever-changing arts hub that is cSPACE. Be a part of the cultural thread and introduce yourself to an arts community that will shape where Calgary is going.

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Located at cSPACE King Edward and online

When:

Events are happening throughout the month of September. Check out the websites of some of your favourite cSPACE artists to see what they are up to for Culture Days.

Where:

cSPACE King Edward — and online!
1721 29th Avenue SW
T2T 6T7

Exhibitions are running throughout the month of September on all four gallery levels. We are open to the public Monday-Friday from 9 am – 5 pm, and Saturdays from 11 am – 5 pm.

SEPTEMBER 25th.
Join us for the unveiling of the 20/20 Wavelength project — a community driven exhibition taking place all through cSPACE.

Between now and September 21st you can be a part of our Wavelength! Check out the link here for details.

Join the cSPACE Community for Alberta Culture Days Events – here in person, and online.

cSPACE King Edward is open to the public and free to attend for AB Culture Days! Now is your chance to register for free classes, or drop-in to learn more about our resident artists and businesses. Check the artist’s website for details on their Culture Days events.

20/20 Wavelength Project

This year, cSPACE King Edward will be presenting the 20/20 Wavelength Project. The exhibition opens on Saturday, September 26th and runs until October 25th. We asked you, “What Matters Now.” Your answers will be seen in Hallway Galleries 1-3 in this amazing visual arts exploration.

Events — online exclusive
Rebel Rebel LIVE! Podcast with Andy Moro
September 2nd — NOON

cSPACE community member Michael Dargie interviews Wavelength Lead Artist Andy Moro in this podcast dedicated to the creative rebel and entrepreneur in all of us.

Listen live at noon, or catch up later, here at the Rebel Rebel website.

 

Events — online exclusive
Choose Your Own cSPACE Adventure!
The Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society Youth Program
Play online here.

 

The youth writers at AWCS have come up with an amazing Choose Your Own Adventure story that features lots of the sights and doings and cSPACE right now. Explore and enjoy!

Live event — Movie Night at Art Park!
Thursday, September 3rd
7 pm gathering on the lawn, social distancing in effect
8 pm movie start

Casa Mexico
Alliance Francaise

Enjoy the Disney movie Coco free on the lawn of cSPACE King Edward. Bring a blanket!

More details here.

Events — online exclusive
FEAST Letterpress Hand-printing demo
September 26th — 1pm – 4pm
Join us (virtually!) in our studio on Saturday, September 12th at 11 am to watch a live letterpress printing demo on one of our antique presses. We will be hand printing a poster and answering questions about the letterpress process.
Follow and watch on Instagram @feastletterpress and for more information about our studio visit feastletterpress.com
Events — online exclusive
Open Space at cSPACE
September 26th — 1pm – 4pm

 

Join this innovative open house where you can meet and mingle with the artists of cSPACE King Edward.

Register here.

 

Live and online
Drop in Drawing with Brian Battista
September 26 – 1pm-4pm

Atelier Artista
Drop in
Suite 410 & L4 Hallway Gallery

Gallery opening, open house, and demonstrations. Drop into our studio for live figure drawing, or join the Open Space at cSPACE event to drop in virtually!
atelierartista.com

 

Events — online exclusive
September 28 – 4:30pm-5:30pm
September 29 – 4:30pm-5:30pm

Quest Theatre

Online Magical Movement Stories with Kunji

This online, imaginative, interactive, physical hour will beat the isolation blues away for young people aged 7 – 10 years.  Feel your heart pumping, your imagination cooking, and your soul lifting!  Other members of your cohort bubble, who need a bit of a groovy pick-me-up, are welcome to join in on the same device!

Limited to 15 spots Register early to avoid disappointment!

Details

Online for children aged 7 – 10

Free during Alberta Culture Month! (i.e. September)

Artist Receptions at cSPACE King Edward
Saturday September 5
2pm-5pm

Hallway Galleries 1-3 of cSPACE

Enjoy the unexpected intersections of impressionism, mental health, tattoo pens, and the significance of the Faces of Our Frontline.

Level 1: Kurtis Mayer and Kyle Anderson – never was,

Level 2: Tarannum Rahnuma & Shyla Bharadia – Faces of Our Frontline

Level 3: Terri Heinrichs, Fine Art – Visual Impressions

Artist Exhibitions at cSPACE King Edward
Art Cubes — outdoor exhibition
Daily until September 21

Alliance Française
Villes et Visages

Stroll by on 30th Avenue SW and enjoy this public outdoor photographic exhibition. Featuring Senegalese artists, this exhibit can be enjoyed up until September 21st.

More here.

Level 1 Hallway Gallery
Daily until September 21
Artist reception Saturday September 5th, 2pm-5pm

Kyle Anderson
Mental health meets Primitivism in this gallery of colourful paintings.

Kurtis Mayer
Machines inspired by tattoo pens and the various addictions of our culture line the walls.

Level 2 Hallway Gallery
Until September 21
Artist reception Saturday September 5th, 2pm-5pm

Tarannum Rahnuma & Shyla Bharadia

Faces of Our Frontline: Celebrating Canadian Black Frontline Workers is an art project intended to recognize the efforts of frontline workers during the pandemic, specifically focusing on Black frontline workers.

Proceeds from portrait sales, and donations will go to support the Black Health Alliance.

See the virtual exhibit here.

Level 3 Hallway Gallery
Until September 21
Artist reception Saturday September 5th, 2pm-5pm

Terri Heinrichs
A fine art show featuring new work from Terri Heinrichs’ Visual Impressions series. These beautiful, textural oil paintings show mainly nature and landscapes of the Alberta mountains to the prairies, presented in a fresh, impressionistic style.

Level 4 Hallway Gallery
September 8th-October 25th
Artist reception Saturday September 5th, 2pm-5pm

Artists of cSPACE King Edward

Hallway Galleries Levels 1-4
Unveiling September 25th
Running daily until October 25th

The 20/20 Wavelength Project — Community Exhibition

cSPACE and Alberta Culture Days invites you to a gallery and online art exhibition with work created by you, our community.

We want to hear how people are coping with issues like the global pandemic and its effect on human connection, their own economy, the environment. You are invited to share images and/or words around what matters to you right now. We invite all ideas.

We are collecting ideas from you until September 20th. Submissions will then be curated into a building-wide gallery exhibition, open to the public, in our hallway galleries.

Hooked?

Full submission guidelines available here. Find out how how you can be part of this exciting new community collaboration! Submissions accepted through September 20th.

More of a spectator? We need you too. Come catch the Wavelength from September 25th to October 25th at cSPACE King Edward, during public hours.

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