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Check out what Calgary’s emerging artists have created during the school year at the bi-annual Alberta College of Art + Design Students’ Association Show + Sale. The event usually takes place in November and March of each year. This unique public art market invites you to view and purchase over 3000 pieces of handmade works. Whatever your preferred form, you’ll find it here: paintings, photographs, drawings, prints, ceramics, glass, fibre, jewellery, sculpture and more!

Proceeds from ticket purchases directly support ACAD students with programming that includes entrepreneurial training through seminars and workshops and funds student scholarships. Students receive the proceeds from the sale of their work during the event, with a portion supporting ACADSA’s student programming.

Want to know more about Show + Sale? Click here to watch our short video

Fall 2018

FIRST NIGHT FUNDRAISER

WHEN: Thursday, November 22 | 5-8pm

WHERE: ACAD Main Mall (1407, 14th Avenue NW)

The First Night Fundraiser offers you an exclusive, private viewing and sale of over 3,000 original pieces, showcasing work from each of ACAD’s disciplines of study.

Along with local creatives, arts supporters and light refreshments from our sponsors at National Beer Hall and Bridgette Bar, you can expect advanced access to over 3,000 original artworks and conversation with the artists in attendance. A cash bar will be available for your enjoyment.

A special thank you to our student programming sponsor, RBC Foundation, via the Emerging Artist Project.

>>Click here to purchase tickets

**We invite you to register early, as capacity at this event is limited*** 

WEEKEND MARKET

WHEN:  Friday, November 23 | 12-7pm  + Saturday, November 24 | 12-4pm

WHERE: ACAD Main Mall (1407, 14th Avenue NW)

This unique public art market continues. We invite you to view and purchase over 3000 pieces of handmade works.

Entrance by Donation

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Accepted methods of payment at the event
are cash and credit
(Visa, Mastercard, Discovery, American Express)

ATM Available on Site


Parking available at ACAD

J2 Parking Lot – $11

Proceeds from ticket purchases directly support ACAD students with programming that includes entrepreneurial training through seminars and workshops and funds student scholarships. Students receive the proceeds from the sale of their work during the event, with a portion supporting ACADSA’s student programming.

Spring 2019

Next Show + Sale: March 28-30, 2019

More information to come January 2019!

For Student Participants

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Thank You For Supporting Show + Sale

By |December 4th, 2018|

We're a little late, but we want to say thank you to our participating students and everyone who came to our Fall 2018 Show + Sale for helping to make this event so wonderful! If [...]

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Now Hiring Show + Sale Cashiers: ACADSA

By |November 8th, 2018|

POSITION OVERVIEW Reporting to the Alberta College of Art + Design Students’ Association Career Development Program Manager and with support of other ACADSA Staff, the Show + Sale cashier is responsible for providing retail sales support [...]

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