Hack The House

An engineering challenge for youth, ages 14-21.


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Sacred Teachings


Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-7pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-5pm


Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

USAY invites you to experience the captivating wonders of Writing on Stone Provincial Park, an esteemed UNESCO World Heritage site, through immersive virtual reality. Discover the awe-inspiring collection of North America’s largest rock art as you embark on a journey that transcends time. Feel the tangible connection to the sacred grounds that have been cherished by Indigenous peoples for millennia, where the petroglyphs and pictographs on the sandstone hoodoos hold profound meaning. In this extraordinary virtual experience, join Blackfoot Elder Saakokoto Randy Bottle and acclaimed Blackfoot actor Eugene Brave Rock as they guide you through the enchanting realm of Writing on Stone. Prepare for an unparalleled adventure that will leave an indelible mark on your soul.

Supported by: Government of Alberta, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, City of Calgary, Funded by the Government of Canada