Visiting Esker

Esker Foundation is temporarily closed to the public in accordance with Alberta’s public health measures. We look forward to safely welcoming you back to the gallery. We will share our re-opening plans on this page, and on our social media when conditions permit.

Yvonne Kustec’s The Garden can be viewed 24 hours/7 days a week until 6 June, and is located in our street-level Project Space at 1011 9th Ave SE, Inglewood.

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Bookings are currently closed.

COVID-19 Guidelines for Visitors.

Additional information:

Parking

Parking is available in the Atlantic Avenue Art Block south surface parking lot and can be accessed at the rear of the building. Please note that the underground parkade is currently closed.

 

Photography

We encourage you to take pictures for personal use. Please post, share, and tag #eskerfoundation! As you take photographs in the gallery, please keep the safety of the artwork in mind, and be respectful of other visitors. Signs indicate the works that cannot be photographed due to copyright or lender restrictions. Please do not use flash, tripods, extension poles (selfie stick), gimbals, or similar accessories. Professional photography or professional video shoots are not permitted.

Free public wifi is available during your visit. Connect to ‘eskerpublic’ then select on your browser.

Accessibility

Esker Foundation is accessible via elevator access up to the fourth floor, which is available from the main floor and on all levels of the building. A swing door with an automatic door control into the gallery is situated adjacent to the gallery’s revolving door. A wheelchair-accessible public washroom is available on the fourth floor. There are accessible parking spaces in the surface parking lot at the rear of the building.

We all benefit from deeper, relational considerations of accessibility. If you have any questions or requests regarding access to the gallery or programs, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 403-930-2490 or by email at [email protected].

 

Free Group Tours

Group and school tours are currently not available.

 

Address

ESKER FOUNDATION
Fourth floor, 1011 – 9th Avenue S.E.
Inglewood, Calgary, AB
T2G 0H7  Canada

About Our Location

Esker Foundation is located on the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina, and the Iyarhe Nakoda First Nations. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III. Esker Foundation extends sincere appreciation for the opportunity to live and learn on this territory in respect and gratitude.

 

Directions

Public Transportation

To plan your trip to Esker Foundation and for more information on routes, schedules, fares, and maps, please visit the Calgary Transit website at www.calgarytransit.com or phone (403) 262-1000.

By Bus

Inglewood can be reached via many Calgary Transit bus routes. Routes 1, 75, 302, 307 MAX, and 411 all run along 9 Avenue SE with stops all near to Esker Foundation.

From the CTrain

The closest CTrain stop to Esker Foundation is City Hall station. From the station you can walk south two blocks to 9 Avenue SE to catch a Calgary Transit bus into Inglewood.