Check out what Calgary’s emerging artists have created during the school year at the bi-annual Show + Sale presented by the Alberta University of the Arts Students’ Association – AUArts SA (formerly Alberta College of Art + Design Students’ Association – ACADSA). The event usually takes place in November and March of each year. This unique public art market invites you to view and purchase over 3000 pieces of handmade works. Whatever your preferred form, you’ll find it here: paintings, photographs, drawings, prints, ceramics, glass, fibre, jewellery, sculpture and more!

Proceeds from ticket purchases directly support AUArts students with programming that includes entrepreneurial training through seminars and workshops and funds student scholarships. Students receive the proceeds from the sale of their work during the event, with a portion supporting AUArts SA’s student programming.

Accepted methods of payment at the event are cash, debit and credit
(Visa, Mastercard, Discovery, American Express)

ATM Available on Site

Parking available on campus

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium J2 Parking Lot – $11


WHEN: Friday November 22nd | 5-8pm

WHERE: Alberta University of the Arts (formerly Alberta College of Art + Design) 1407 14 Ave NW, Calgary

The First Night Fundraiser offers you an exclusive, private viewing and sale of over 3,000 original pieces, showcasing work from each of AUArts’ disciplines of study.  Whatever your preferred medium, you’ll find it here: Paintings, photographs, drawings, prints, glass, fibre, jewellery, sculpture, ceramics and more.

Along with local creatives, arts supporters and light refreshments from our sponsors at National Beer Hall, you can expect advanced access to over 3,000 original artworks and conversation with the artists in attendance.

A cash bar supported by Village Brewery will be available for your enjoyment.

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**We invite you to register early, as capacity at this event is limited*** 


WHEN:  Saturday November 23rd | 12-6pm  +  Sunday, November 24th | 12-4pm

WHERE: Alberta University of the Arts (formerly Alberta College of Art + Design) 1407 14 Ave NW, Calgary

This unique public art market continues. We invite you to view and purchase over 3000 pieces of handmade works.

Entrance by Donation

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Fall 2019

Fall 2019

Next Show + Sale: November 22nd-24th, 2019

For Student Participants

2301, 2019

Fall 2019 Show + Sale: Important Dates For Student Participants

January 23rd, 2019|

Thursday November 7th | 11:59 pm Registration deadline Tuesday November 12th | 10:00 am Volunteer signup opens via SignupGenius Tuesday November 12 - Thursday November 14th | 10:00am - 4:00pm Inventory tag pickup at the [...]

412, 2018

Thank You For Supporting Show + Sale

December 4th, 2018|

We're a little late, but we want to say thank you to our participating students and everyone who came to our Fall 2018 Show + Sale for helping to make this event so wonderful! If [...]