AB Culture Days at cSPACE

September is Alberta Culture Days at cSPACE! Come enjoy the free, family friendly offerings all this month.

Saturday September 25th — Creative Community Day

Come explore cSPACE’s Creative Community — After grabbing some local goodies from the Farmers and Makers Market, come #shoplocal at the Alberta Craft Gallery and discover the work of incredible local artisans; drop in at Atelier Artista and discover a real artist’s studio at play; see what we’ve been hatching in our Creative Incubator with artist talks in person and a new documentary online.

Online Events — Ongoing

Get jazzed up with Music With Mandy! See how the 2021 Creative Incubator Initiative brought artists together and upped their game during a global pandemic.

Exhibitions 

Bring your mask and practice physical distancing to experience the diverse art currently on display on all four floors of cSPACE.

September 25th we celebrate our cSPACE community and 2021 Creative Incubator artists with free events all day!

Tenant Events

Our creative community has lots going on for you to enjoy!

Make and Take
Hosted by Alberta Craft Council Shop
2nd Floor
10AM – 4PM

Fun activities for all ages. Don’t be shy! Take your creations home with you.

Open House – Discover Alberta’s Magazine Treasures
Alberta Magazine Publishers Association (AMPA)
Level 3, Suite #390
10am-2pm

Avid reader alert! Discover local mags on any topic you can think of. A reader’s dream!

Word Games!
The Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society Youth Program
Level 4, Suite #460

Come to the Alexandra Writers’ Centre on the fourth floor of cSpace (right across from the elevator) and play with your words! Create fun word art, found poetry, and your own future telling fortune with mad libs. Start your story with us!

Drop in Drawing with Brian Battista
Atelier Artista
Level 4 Hallway Gallery, Suite #410
12pm-4pm

Gallery opening, open house, and demonstrations. Drop into our studio for live clothed figure drawing.

cSPACE Incubator Showcase

Our Creative Incubator 2021 artists are returning to give a taste of what they’ve been up to since their residency at cSPACE.

Showcase Performances
Studio Theatre
Level 1
Rotating performances between 10am-2pm. Come on by any time!

Jocelyn Mah
Lana Skauge
James Watson

Artist Talks
RGO Treehouse
Level 4 (turn right off the stairs or elevator)
Rotating artist talks between 10am-2pm. Come on by any time!

Gladzy Kei
Mackenzie Bedford
Harvey Nichol
Jennifer Lee

Artist Documentaries
Studio Theatre
Level 1
Looping between performances, 10am-2pm. Come on by any time!

Looping throughout the day on the big screen in the Studio Theatre. These short docs were created by our 3 Incubator filmmakers. You’ll see documentaries on each of our 11 artists, plus an overview of the entire Creative Incubator project. 

There’s lots to see in our 4 levels of Hallway Galleries. Art from top to bottom!

LATIN AMERICAN ART EXHIBITION
Presented by Casa Mexico
Levels 1 & 3 Hallway Galleries
September 1st. to October 31, 2021

An extraordinary exhibition of Latin American artists! Featuring paintings, sculpture, photography, and costume. You won’t see it all in one visit, so come back to take it all in! If you prefer, check out the virtual exhibition online here: https://www.casamexico.ca/gallery

 cSPACE INCUBATOR ARTIST EXHIBITION
Level 2 Hallway Gallery
September 11-23

cSPACE presents four artists from the 2021 Creative Incubator Initiative. Harvey Nichol, Mackenzie Bedford, Gladzy Kei, and Jennifer Lee will be featured until September 23rd. On September 25th the Artists will be on site to talk about their work and share about their journey in the Incubator.

HOW DO YOU FIND YOUR JOY?
Presented by OBAD/SITEc Projects
Level 2 Hallway Gallery
September 24-October 24

Managing mental wellness over the previous year-and-a-half has been challenging. How do you find joy amidst the noise and uncertainty? As part of Alberta Culture Days, OBAD and Site C are installing four panels in the cSPACE Hallway Gallery on the second floor. We invite you to use the panels to share your comments, thoughts and drawings on what brings you joy.

TENANT EXHIBITION and FACES OF ALBERTA
cSPACE Community and CAAF
Level 4 Hallway Gallery and Cupola Gallery

cSPACE will be featuring a few artists from our own community! See new works from Cecile Albi, Katy Whitt, and Brian “Bunny” Batista. Be drawn into the tiny beauty of Calgary Allied Arts Foundation Resident Artist Megan Conley’s “Faces of Alberta” 3D portrait series. 

Recorded Performances – links will be posted as they become available on our YouTube channel.

Casa Mexico
Dora & Helen of Avalor
You’re invited to a special presentation by Carlita Show, featuring Dora The Explorer and Helen of Avalor.

Music with Mandy! 
Interactive jazz performance, just for kids

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