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Nickle Galleries

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Friendly staff, beautiful space, wonderful contemporary art

I was on campus for unrelated business, but had some time to drop by the Nickle Galleries... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
Good space, needs some signage though!

A very nice gallery space on the University campus, with a great temporary exhibition just now on... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Fudge03
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Sussex, England
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9 May 2018
“Friendly staff, beautiful space, wonderful contemporary art”
22 Nov 2017
“A gorgeous space displaying challenging art”
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NICKLE GALLERIES is on the University of Calgary campus on the main floor of the Taylor Family Digital Library at 410 University Ct. N.W. Nickle Galleries is a creative hub at the heart of the University of Calgary. Featuring 8-10 temporary...more
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2500 University Dr NW | Taylor Family Digital Library, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

I was on campus for unrelated business, but had some time to drop by the Nickle Galleries. Initially, I was disappointed, as their main gallery was closed as they were installing the next show. The helpful staff, however, said "No worry, our upstairs galleries are...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Universities should not be in the business of bringing ordinary art to the public, and the Nickle Galleries have done stunning work bring world class art that you'd never see in most commercial galleries. It's a magnificent space with a grand central hall. Upstairs, there...More

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Marina F, Nickle Galleries staff at Nickle Galleries, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are very happy to hear you've enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 26 March 2017

A very nice gallery space on the University campus, with a great temporary exhibition just now on hooked rugs, vintage and contemporary. However, the signage on the campus is rubbish - we had huge problems finding it - no wonder we were the only visitors....More

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

While the exhibition of Canadian painter John Hall had many paintings I found I was not moved by the artwork or the installation itself. The space is open and well lit. There is no fee to view. We were the only people in the space.

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Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Nickel Galleries have been around for a long time, but their new space is the best they've ever had. Located not too from from the easy parking option in the Art Parkade, it's not hard to get to. The $10 flat fee is a...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2012

Loved the changing collections of art, not always my taste but always interesting. Parking is always an issue on campus: expensive and liable to fines if not prompt. This museum is a gem.

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