Nickle Galleries

"The Writing on the Wall," a retrospective on view at the Nickle Galleries in Calgary until Dec.16 honours Joane Cardinal-Schubert’s many contributions. more

Oct 8, 2017 12:00 PM EXHIBITIONS

Helen Mackie has always been interested in biology and nature – a fascination that translated into myriad of prints throughout her 40-year career as an artist. more

Jul 16, 2017 10:18 PM PREVIEWS

A show at the Nickle Galleries in Calgary unbraids the history of hooked rugs in Canada. more

Mar 25, 2017 7:31 PM PREVIEWS

DaveandJenn are among the first generation of artists to grow up with the Internet. The qualities of possibility, hierarchal collapse and unendingness inherent in the web are their natural milieu. more

Nov 19, 2016 3:51 PM PREVIEWS

Ron Moppett, "Scultpur(al)", 2015

Photo: Dave Brown, LCR Photo Services, University of Calgary

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. more

Nov 11, 2015 12:54 PM EXHIBITIONS

If you didn’t get to the vast survey of contemporary Canadian art at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, organized by American curator Denise Markonish in 2012, there’s now an opportunity to see it in Western Canada. more

Jan 17, 2015 4:24 PM EXHIBITIONS

The Marion Nicoll retrospective last year in the Nickle Galleries at the University of Calgary is one of a spate of recent exhibitions that has reconsidered the modernist history of Western Canada. more

Apr 20, 2014 12:00 AM BOOKS

"Plant specimens collected in the 1940s by amateur botanist Jacques Henry"

Photo: M. N. Hutchinson

For a group of Alberta artists, it was an intriguing opportunity to explore France’s turbulent history through the lens of a centuries-old Normandy chateau. more


Calgary artist Bill Rodgers did something unusual in 1992. He went back to works he had made between 1978 and 1989 and began to scrape down and paint over them. more

May 14, 2013 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

"Shirvan pictorial carpet" (1882-1883) with a partial view of Greg Payce’s "Albedo"


Jan 4, 2013 12:28 PM

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. more

Dec 31, 2009 12:00 AM EXHIBITIONS

“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." more

Aug 31, 2008 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

The exhibition features 43 pieces by 30 craft artists working in a range of media, from textiles to clay to jewelry. more

Apr 30, 2007 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Located at the intersection of art and science, new media art escapes convention. Here's a brief look at how Reva Stone, Paul Wong, Shelley Ouellet and Risa Horowitz are escaping the traditional boundaries of conventional art. more

Aug 31, 2003 12:00 AM , , PREVIEWS

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. more

Aug 31, 2003 12:00 AM PREVIEWS



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