The Nickle Galleries opened at its new signature location on the main floor of the Taylor Family Digital Library in October 2012. Formerly known as The Nickle Arts Museum, the Nickle Galleries features three impressive galleries highlighting the best of contemporary art in western Canada and intriguing art and artifacts drawn from the Nickle and the Library's wide-ranging collections. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Thurs till 7 pm, Sat noon - 5 pm, closed Sun. FREE admission.
410 University Court NW, Taylor Family Digital Library, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Mon to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Thurs till 7 pm, Sat noon - 5 pm, closed Sun. FREE admission.
Mentions in Galleries West
This survey of Calgary artist Ron Moppett’s work from 1972 to 2015 includes 39 installational works. Moppett is widely known and liked as a maker of vibrant, multi-paneled paintings with strong narrative elements.
Nov 11, 2015
"The Spirit Matters – A Retrospective of Ron (Gyo-Zo) Spickett," September 25 to November 6, 2009, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary
When entering the Nickle Arts Museum’s first gallery, I was immediately confronted with a large-scale triptych with three skeletal humanoid forms on each side panel.
Dec 31, 2009
TED GODWIN, "The Regina Five Years 1958 – 1968," September 26 to November 7, 2008, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary
“I like to think of the early years as thesis,” Ted Godwin says. “The late 1950s and mid 1960s were times of big dreams and breaking temples."
Aug 31, 2008
The exhibition features 43 pieces by 30 craft artists working in a range of media, from textiles to clay to jewelry.
Apr 30, 2007
William Eakin lives and works in Winnipeg's historic Exchange District. Eakin takes everyday life as his subject matter, examining the intersections of art and popular culture.
Aug 31, 2003