Visit Esker Foundation

Esker Foundation has temporarily closed, and all programs are cancelled,
to support the efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus in Calgary.

Update on COVID-19 – Temporary Closure

Gallery Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11am to 6pm
Wednesday 11am to 6pm
Thursday 11am to 6pm
Friday 11am to 8pm
Saturday 11am to 6pm
Sunday 11am to 6pm





Complimentary Parking

Complimentary parking is available in the Atlantic Avenue Art Block underground parkade and can be accessed from the south side of the building. Esker will validate your parking ticket at the end of your gallery visit.


Parking Map


We encourage you to take pictures for personal use. As you take photographs in the gallery, please keep the safety of the artwork in mind, and be respectful not to disturb 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 – these can be checked. Professional photography or professional video shoots are not permitted. You are welcome to use your phone to take pictures, share, post, text, or use the Esker App.

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


Esker Foundation is accessible via elevator access up to the fourth floor, which is available on all levels of the building and parkade. 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 on both levels of the parkade and in the surface parking lot at the rear of the building.

If you have questions regarding access to Esker Foundation’s 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 available upon request and are available free of charge; please pre-book at least two weeks in advance by emailing info email.



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.



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.