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Esker Foundation + Cultural Access Pass

Esker Foundation is excited and proud to announce our participation in the Cultural Access Pass program, a unique national program that promotes inclusion and the value of arts and culture.

The only program of its kind in the world, the Cultural Access Pass (CAP) offers new Canadian citizens free admission to more than 1400 of Canada’s premier cultural attractions including museums, art galleries, and science centres, as well as discounts on travel and tickets to performing arts events. Since 2008, CAP has inspired more than 280 000 new citizens to explore Canadian culture during their first year of citizenship.

 

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Local Drop Magazine: A Space of Infinite Possibility: Fall Exhibitions at Esker Foundation

“A world made of lines, grids, and wires: it almost sounds like a page out of a science fiction novel, filled with boundaries and rules and neon lights. While it might seem fantastical, it is the surreal world created by three Canadian artists at the Esker Foundation for their Fall Exhibitions.”

– Story by Christina Wong

» Local Drop Magazine

Art Forum: Anna Torma at Esker Foundation

“Using appliqué, embroidery, and freehand quilting, Anna Torma plunges into a storehouse of accumulated experience, charting the conversion of attention into memory and meaning-making.” – Lucas Matheson. Art Forum, critic’s pick, August 17, 2018.

» Art Forum

Akimbo: Vanessa Brown at Esker Foundation

Vanessa Brown at Esker Foundation by Lindsay Sorell

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Nanaimo News Bulletin: Drawing and Sculpture Exhibition ‘Earthlings’ ends Tour at Nanaimo Art Gallery

Drawing and sculpture exhibition ‘Earthlings’ ends tour at Nanaimo Art Gallery
‘Collection of works by mostly Nunavut artists makes lone B.C. appearance in Nanaimo’ – Josef Jacobson

» Nanaimo News Bulletin

Where Calgary: 3 Ways to Get Your Arts and Culture Dose in Calgary

“What’s new at Esker Foundation,” By Silvia Pikal.

» Where Calgary

Now hiring! Public Engagement – contract position

Deadline: August 8. Maternity leave position on a 13-month contract from October 1, 2018 – November 1, 2019.
Join a multi-talented, professional group and oversee all educational engagement at Esker Foundation.

 

» Public Engagement

ARTNET: 29 Museum Shows Worth Traveling for This Summer

Esker Foundation is one of 29 global ‘must-see’ museum exhibitions this summer.
Top Artnet picks by Sarah Cascone & Caroline Goldstein, July 10, 2018.

» Artnet news

The Calgary Journal: Inglewood’s Esker Foundation flips art museum model on its head

“I just feel like it’s become a landmark place in our city … I think it’s up to becoming this icon that people will come to when they visit Calgary.”

Written by Noel Harper, April 4, 2018.

» The Calgary Journal