Tagged contemporary calgary

Factory Party to feature local bands

By Hayden McBennett, October 18 2016 — On Oct. 22, veterans and virgins of Calgary’s music and arts scene will partake in the ninth installment of their take on Andy Warhol’s Factory Party. Organized by Randy Gibson and Aaron Ellard, the event will take place at the Centennial Planetarium. It will feature Calgary bands from…

Gallery makes space for female artists

By Danielle Kim, May 26 2016 — A gallery on Stephen Avenue is about to get much more crowded. Contemporary Calgary will present Material Girls, an eclectic all-female exhibition featuring 25 different artists from Canada and abroad starting May 26. The exhibit is an homage to women taking up space in society and the art world….

Old planetarium to become art gallery

By Jason Herring, November 6 2014 — Local art organization Contemporary Calgary is working on creating a new public art gallery in the Calgary Centennial Planetarium. The planetarium, in the west end of downtown, has been vacant since the Telus World of Science moved in June 2011. Built in 1967 by Calgary architect Jack Long, the…

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