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  • Wildlife: Latitude 53's The Fine Art of Schmoozy turns 20 Saturday

    Wildlife: Latitude 53's The Fine Art of Schmoozy turns 20 Saturday

    Being in the Goldilocks Zone — not too big, not too small — has its advantages, but then again, there’s Middle Child Syndrome. Latitude 53’s executive director Todd Janes notes the gallery’s in an interesting spot between the Art Gallery of Alberta and smaller artist-run centres and commercial galleries, and says, in not so many words, […]
  • Wildlife — dc3 Art Projects: Five years and a new art bookstore

    Wildlife — dc3 Art Projects: Five years and a new art bookstore

    On Friday, dc3 Art Projects is launching the succinctly named Bookshop within its shifting white walls. As gallery director Michelle Schultz explains it, “it’s a shop within the gallery dedicated to contemporary art publications — magazines, books, artist editions.” The gallery and this new addition sits where it first opened, at 10567 111 St., north of […]
  • Town Talk: Polygon Gallery a reality on North Van waterfront

    Town Talk: Polygon Gallery a reality on North Van waterfront

    SHIER DELIGHT: Anticipating its official opening Nov. 17, the 25,000-square-foot Polygon Gallery in North Vancouver held an art auction chaired by board president Iain Mant and artist Stan Douglas. The waterfront facility’s name recognizes Polygon Homes, whose founder, Michael Audain, and CEO, Neil Chrystal, were greeted by gallery director Reid Shier. Audain launched the project […]
  • Scotiabank Giller Prize announces longlist, including Emma Donoghue, Madeleine Thien, Zoe Whittall

    Scotiabank Giller Prize announces longlist, including Emma Donoghue, Madeleine Thien, Zoe Whittall

    The finalists for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize will be announced at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto on Monday, September 26
  • Glenbow Museum's new book, Made in Calgary, looks at 50-year evolution of local arts scene

    Glenbow Museum's new book, Made in Calgary, looks at 50-year evolution of local arts scene

    Mary-Beth Laviolette hopes that copies of Made In Calgary: An Exploration of Art from the 1960s to the 2000s make their way to the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Vancouver Art Gallery and Canadian Art Magazine. The book covers the Glenbow Museum’s series of eight exhibitions of the same name, a wildly […]

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