About Contemporary Calgary
A registered charitable organization, The Art Gallery of Calgary (The AGC) is a public contemporary art gallery. The AGC holds contemporary art exhibitions and provides quality art education programs for people of all ages. The AGC does not have a permanent art collection and does not sell art.
Contemporary Calgary was formed in January 2014 through the merger of the Art Gallery of Calgary, the Museum of Contemporary Art Calgary and the Institute of Modern and Contemporary Art.
Art Gallery of Calgary is now Contemporary Calgary
What to do at The Art Gallery?
Things to do at Contemporary Calgary
Appreciate the exhibits spread over 6,000 square feet of exhibition space. See the works of prominent contemporary artists from all over the city and around the world in well-curated photography, both documentary and conceptual, painting, and avant-garde sculpture.
The Gallery is available for private functions like weddings and it also holds are education programs for school age children. It also holds fundraiser programslike Art Gallery of Calgary’s Fall fashion show, AGC cooks which is a friendly culinary competition, and Masterpiece Contemporary.
Who all can go and enjoy ? – Everbody who is interested in art.
How to get to Contemporary Calgary ?
Contemporary Calgary location & directions
117, 8th Ave SW, Calgary
Located in Stephen Avenue, Calgary’s pedestrian stretch in the downtown; the Gallery is accessible by Calgary transit, route 201 & 202 and is in the free fare zone. GPS : 51.045497,-114.064203
How long will it take?
How much will it cost ?
The Art Gallery of Calgary Admission
Admission – Free
When to visit Contemporary Calgary ?
Contemporary Calgary Hours
Open during exhibition only.
Thursday-Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
What about Amenities, Access & Parking at Contemporary Calgary?
Restrooms. Plenty of dining options nearby.
Wheel chair accessible.
Contemporary Calgary does not have its own parking facilities, but several public parkades and parking lots are nearby. The Palliser Parkade is located one block south of C Calgary, and can be entered from either 9th Avenue or 10th Avenue.
The Telus Convention Centre Parkade is one block east of the gallery, and can be entered from 1st Street SE between 7th and 8th Avenue. The Bow Valley Parkade is located at 7th Avenue and 2nd Street SW. Entry is located off 2nd Street.