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.
Bring your mask and practice physical distancing to experience the diverse art currently on display on all four floors of cSPACE.
Our creative community has lots going on for you to enjoy!
Make and Take
Hosted by Alberta Craft Council Shop
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
Avid reader alert! Discover local mags on any topic you can think of. A reader’s dream!
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
Level 4 Hallway Gallery, Suite #410
Gallery opening, open house, and demonstrations. Drop into our studio for live clothed figure drawing.
Our Creative Incubator 2021 artists are returning to give a taste of what they’ve been up to since their residency at cSPACE.
Rotating performances between 10am-2pm. Come on by any time!
Level 4 (turn right off the stairs or elevator)
Rotating artist talks between 10am-2pm. Come on by any time!
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.
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
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.