Visiting Esker


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. Wheelchair-accessible public washrooms are available inside the galleries, and on the fourth floor. There are accessible parking spaces in the surface parking lot at the rear of the building, these are complimentary for up to 90 minutes .

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].



Complimentary parking is located in the south surface parking lots and the underground parkade accessed at the rear of our building.


Underground Parkade: Tickets can be validated at Esker Foundation at the end of your visit.

South surface parking lot: Up to 90 minutes of complimentary parking or pay for additional time. You must register your vehicle’s license plate at the machine located in that lot.

Adjacent to the rear doors: A single row of 12 perpendicular parking spaces, including accessible spaces, located directly across from the rear doors of our building. Parking here is free to a maximum of 90 minutes.



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.


Free Group Tours

Private tours on request are available for groups of 10 to 20, subject to availability.

To enquire about a tour for your group please email: [email protected] or call 403 930 2490.

Visitors and group leaders can also access our self-guided tour resources, available in the gallery, and here on this website.


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 Piikani, 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.



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 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.