See All That Calgary Has to Offer
Address: 220 9th Ave SE
Phone: (403) 294-7440
Theatre Calgary is this city's oldest professional theatre company. It was founded in 1968 out of an amateur theatre company called MAC 14 that staged short plays and musical excerpts out of a converted tractor house. Today, the company stages musicals as well as classic and contemporary plays featuring local actors, designers and directors. The theatre seats 750 and puts on seven shows from fall through spring including the holiday favourite, Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Group rates, senior's Saturday matinees and student rates are available to make the theatre accessible for all.
Artists of the World Art Gallery and Events Centre
Address: 514 11th Ave SW
Phone: (403) 224-8123
The Artists of the World Art Gallery and Events Centre is a restored 20,000 square foot historic building that features up to 50 artists at a time. The gallery has private lounges, two theatres, a dance floor, large open areas to accommodate parties and presentations, and numerous interactive plasma screens. The centre can host up to 600 people. The gallery showcases both international and local artists with an eclectic range of memorabilia, vintage pieces and even some rare motorcycles. The inventory of fine art is rotated regularly keeping the gallery exciting.
Address: 707 13 Avenue SW
Phone: (403) 244-6333
Visit one of the more intriguing historical sites in Calgary. Enjoy a delicious brunch in the divine ambiance of the historical dining room, stop in for a freshly made lunch, or simply pop in to tour the fascinating history of the house and learn about some of Calgary's exciting past citizens. Open Wednesday through Sunday for lunch and tours, brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
The Glenbow Museum
Address: 130 9 Avenue Southeast
Phone: (403) 268-4119
In addition to their permanent art and artifact displays, the Glenbow maintains an active exhibition program throughout the year. Exhibitions are often drawn from their collections, and they also host travelling exhibitions from museums and art galleries around the world.