On Sept. 13, 2017, more than 20 local businesses came together to share their passion for sustainable farming and food production with attendees from across Canada at the 8th annual Food for Thought event in Calgary.
Beakerhead’s illuminated cylinder called Loop, lights up 4th street of downtown Calgary, Alta from Sept. 13 to Sept. 17, 2017. Loop is a motion activated; two-meter, retro-futuristic cylinder that creates fairy tale inspired images to come to life in a rotating flip book fashion.
Through Aug. 11 to Sept. 24, 2017, the Master of Fine Arts program of the University of Calgary held a graduate exhibition called “Embodied” displaying student’s artwork and their vision for the future.
The fight over public art in Calgary has become a major campaign point for the upcoming municipal election.
Calgary city council has announced they are putting a freeze on their public art policy this month, pending further review.
To help better the relationship with the Indigenous community, the Glenbow Museum has taken efforts to ensure that First Nations’ artefacts are displayed appropriately and respectfully but consulting with elders from local communities.