Check out what Calgary’s emerging artists have created during the school year at the Alberta College of Art + Design Students’ Association Show + Sale. 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!

All proceeds support the ACAD student body.

Spring 2017

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WHEN: Thursday, March 23 from 5 to 8 p.m.

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

The First Night Fundraiser is an exclusive viewing and sale of ACAD student work, along with exceptional company, inspiring conversation and exquisite refreshments. Proceeds from your $25 ticket purchase directly supports ACAD students with programming.



WHEN:  Friday, March 24  from 12-7 pm + Saturday, March 25 from 12-4pm

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

Entrance by Donation

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 Cash

Important Dates For Participating Students

Monday, February 6 | Midnight
Student Registration deadline

Thursday, February 9 | 1:45 pm
Inventory Workshop for new participants

Tuesday, February 14 | 4pm
Inventory limits and online submission form emailed to registered students

Tuesday, February 21 | noon
Deadline to submit supporting documents to become featured artist

Monday, February 27 | 11pm
Inventory submission deadline

Wednesday, March 6 | 10am
Registration for volunteer service opens

Wednesday, March 15 | 10-4pm
Inventory tag pickup | ACADSA office

Thursday, March 16 | 10-4pm
Inventory tag pickup | ACADSA office

Thursday, March 16 | 4 pm
Deadline to register for volunteer service

Monday, March 20 | 10-5pm
2D Work Drop off Painting, Photo, Print, Drawing, Design, MADT

Tuesday, March 21 | 10-5pm
3D Work Drop off Sculpture, Ceramics, Fibre and Glass

Thursday, March 23 | 11-4:00pm
Installation Jewellery + Metals

Thursday, March 23 | 5-8pm
First Night Ticketed Fundraiser Event

Friday, March 24 | 12-7pm
Show + Sale entrance by donation

Saturday, March 25 | 12-4pm
Show + Sale entrance by donation

Saturday, March 25 | 4-8pm
De-install of Show + Sale

Monday, March 27 | 10-2pm
Unsold work pick up