Recent Acquisitions

Hess Gallery
May 25 – October 14, 2023

Curator: David Smith

An exhibition of newly acquired works into the University to Lethbridge Art Collection. More Info…

The Shape a Name Takes

Christou Gallery
June 16 – October 21, 2023

Curator: Ooleepeeka Eegeesiak

In 2022 and 2023, 38 Inuit artworks designated “unknown artist” in the University of Lethbridge collection were able to be identified through Inuktitut syllabics and disc numbers. More Info…

Beaded Orange Shirt Pin Workshop

Iikaisskini (Low Horn) Gathering Centre (W650)
Tuesday, September 26, 12:30 – 3:30 pm mdt

Join Serene Weasel Traveller as she leads an Orange Shirt Pin Beading Workshop to honour survivors of the Indian Residential School system and to commemorate those who did not return home. All supplies provided through the Faculty of Health Sciences.

ARTLab: Botanical Drawings

UHall Main Atrium
Saturday, September 23, 11 am – 4 pm mdt

Join guest artist Beany Dootjes and the team from the University Herbarium to make botanical drawings and other plant-themed artworks. More Info…

Knitting at Noon in the Gallery

Hess Gallery
Tuesday, October 10, 12 – 1 pm mdt

Knitting 101: Welcome to our fibre arts hour! We can teach you how to start knitting or crocheting, we provide the supplies. Everyone is welcome. Free Tea! More Info…

After Hours: Tom Thomson & The Group of Seven

Hess Gallery
Thursday, October 12, 7 – 9 pm mdt

  • Tom Thomson is one of Canada’s most famous artists. He and his contemporaries, known as the Group of 7, painted the iconic Canadian landscape and brought Canadian art to the international stage in the 1900s. Come see these works and hang out for snacks and drawing. More Info…

Weather Stories Vols. 2-6 Available on YouTube

Weather Stories Volume 6
Halifax Stories from: Frances Dorsey, Sunetra Ekanayake, and Undine Foulds

Weather Stories is a year-long series of online storytelling events which brings together scientists, Indigenous Elders, artists, poets, gardeners, activists and others from diverse backgrounds to tell tales about their experiences of weather in this era of climate change and uncertainty. Volume 6 first debuted on March 30, 2023 and featured Halifax stories from Frances Dorsey, Sunetra Ekanayake, and Undine Foulds. More Info…

Spring 2023 Museum Studies Interns (L to R) – Victoria Lasalle, Kiyomi Scoville, & Cass Williamson

Spring 2023 Art History/Museum Studies
Student Interns

Victoria Lasalle, Kiyomi Scoville, & Cass Williamson share their experience. More Info…


Stories from gallery staff and interns giving you behind-the-scenes access. More info…