Art Galleries in Calgary
n and around Calgary, there are numerous galleries to choose from featuring fine arts, sculptures and contemporary works from Canadian artists.
1. The Art Gallery of Calgary – This art gallery is a contemporary gallery which does not collect works of art nor does it sell any works of art. They provide education classes and are listed as a charitable organization. The gallery boasts 6,000 square feet of space in which it exhibit contemporary works of art. The gallery is also available to rent for various events. Parking is available at several parking facilities nearby. For more information visit www.artgallerycalgary.org.
2. Webster Galleries, Inc. – Webster Galleries, Inc. has 10,000 square feet of art. They feature fine art as well as sculptures, bronzes and various other mediums. Their focus is on Canadian artists both nationally and internationally known. They also provide custom framing services as well as a lease to own program for the works shown in the gallery. For more information visit www.webstergalleries.com.
3. Art Central – Art Central is a complex which contains art studios, galleries, a restaurant and a cafe among other things. It provides a place for artists to create, display and sell their works of art. First opened in 2004, Art Central has 3 floors to explore. For more information visit http://www.artcentral.ca/.
4. Paul Kuhn Gallery – The Paul Kuhn Gallery offers 7,000 square feet of gallery space located on 3 floors. The main focus of the gallery is on contemporary Canadian artists. Paul Kuhn also offers his services as an art consultant to those thinking of opening a gallery or corporations who want to invest in various art collections. For more information visit http://www.paulkuhngallery.com/.
5. Stephen Lowe Art Gallery – The Stephen Lowe Art Gallery displays work from Canadian artists in ceramics, glass, sculptures and paintings. You can see artist demonstrations as well as purchase works of art from the gallery. They offer art consultations and custom framing. They have a downtown location and a southwest location. For more information visit www.stephenloweartgallery.ca.
6. New Zones Gallery – The New Zones Gallery opened in 1992 and features not only contemporary paintings and sculptures but also photo work from Canadian artists. They offer fine art appraisals, consultations and help with building individual collections. For more information visit www.newzones.com.