Arts Commons features five curated spaces within our building. These include the Ledge Gallery, Lightbox Studio, Window Galleries, Broadcast Studio and the +15 Soundscape. If you are interested in having your work exhibited in one of these spaces, please fill out this application questionnaire or head to our FAQ to answer common questions.
To find out more about our Visual and Media Arts, visit this page for RBC Emerging Visual Artists Program, Media Arts Program, Exhibitions, Artists and Receptions. For further questions regarding our programs and these spaces, please email Sanja Lukac, Visual and Arts Associate, slukac@artscommons.
Find out more about our spaces:
The RBC Emerging Visual Artists Program
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL: March, 2020
The RBC Emerging Visual Artists program at Arts Commons provides an exceptional opportunity for emerging visual artists to develop their artistic practice, to showcase their work to the public through exhibitions, open studio and speaking engagements, and hone their professional skills in order to build a solid foundation for a successful career.
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL: : ongoing, currently programming for season 2020-21
A call for Short films, animations, video art, media art and short documentaries.
Broadcast Lab is an exciting micro-cinema programming at Arts Commons. Through a peer assessment selection process, 24 media artists are programmed annually running three months in duration. The media art appears on three television monitors located throughout Arts Commons, reaching a diverse audience of all ages and backgrounds. Content must be suitable for public spaces. Artists are compensated according to industry standards.
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL: Ongoing, currently programming for season 2020-21
Sound artists from across Canada and the world are invited to submit multichannel sound art proposals for the +15 pedway system located in Arts Commons (specific location overlooks the Scene Shop and is located between Calgary City Hall and the Glenbow Museum).
Arts Commons gratefully acknowledges the support of