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Galleries of Engineered Art

September 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am to September 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Select Art Galleries
Downtown Calgary

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Take yourself on a self-guided art tour or stop by one of these galleries when you are out on one of your Beakerhead forays!

Contemporary Calgary - 117 8 Avenue SW

EXHIBITION / September 14 - November 6, 2016
OPENING RECEPTION / Wednesday, September 14, 5:00 PM | FREE

Contemporary Calgary is known for it's extensive history of exhibitions, distinguished speaker series, outreach and education programs.

Zimoun builds architecturally-minded platforms of sound. Exploring mechanical rhythm and flow in prepared systems, his installations incorporate commonplace industrial objects. Part of Chain Reactions.


Herringer Kiss Gallery - 709 11 Avenue SW

September 8th to the 24th in the HK INCUBATOR Project Space

Herringer Kiss Gallery focuses on contemporary fine art by emerging, mid-career and established artists from across Canada and the United States.

Murmuration: As Part of Beakerhead
Curated by Marjan Eggermont


Eyes on the Ave - #212, 4202 17 Avenue SE

September 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Here’s an experiment you can do with a cool art installation created by Antyx Community Arts. Youth collected portraits from people in Greater Forest Lawn and at the same time collected photos from people outside the area with the goal of asking this question: Can you actually differentiate a person from Greater Forest Lawn by looking at them? This piece breaks down barriers between communities and strangers and shows the vibrancy and pride of International Avenue!

Look for the images on the exterior of the ArtBOX on International Avenue all September, with evening window projections and a travelling exhibition Beakerhead week.

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EQUINOX VIGIL- Union Cemetery: 28 Avenue & Spiller Road SE

September 17, 2016: 6:30 to 9:30 pm

Inspired by both ancient and contemporary traditions from around the globe, Equinox Vigil is a creative, respectful evening to honour the deceased and celebrate the natural cycle of Life and Death itself.

Each year on Autumn Equinox, people of all ages and beliefs gather in historic Union Cemetery. All evening, live acoustic music and the voices of the Union Choir softly resonate amidst the headstones. Under twinkling lights in the Craft Tent you’re invited to create personal memorial tributes. A hosted Tea Garden offers a sanctuary for conversation. And at the end of the evening, join a lantern procession winding its way down the Union Cemetery hill. Each element of Equinox Vigil is thoughtfully designed to provide families with a rich and meaningful experience.


Be Cubed - 102 4 St NE (Radius by Bucci Developments Presentation Centre)

September 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Be included in a collaborative mural creation process. Put your own creation skills to the test by painting, colouring or drawing your own miniature version of what this giant cube mural could look like. Be inspired by watching the Buds of Buds artist team razzle dazzle in the background. Help select the perfect cube for the mural by voting on Instagram for your favourites.