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Nickle Galleries

2500 University Dr NW | University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
+1 403-210-6201
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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
John Hall exhibit

While the exhibition of Canadian painter John Hall had many paintings I found I was not moved by... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Nanner42
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St. Catharines, Canada
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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. The NICKLE was first established with an initial donation by Sam Nickle. In addition to its vast array of ancient coins, the museum also possesses Asian carpets and textiles as well as an important collection of art from Western Canada. Lectures, gallery talks and other events are offered during the academic year (Sept-April). Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-5 (also Thurs. 5-8), Sat. 11-4, Sept.-Apr.; Mon.-Fri. 10-5, rest of year. Closed major holidays.
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25 Mar 2017
“Good space, needs some signage though!”
10 Dec 2016
“Stunning space, great art”
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2500 University Dr NW | University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
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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.

Thank Nanner42
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

Thank BenLar137
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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