Visual Arts Events

"Welcoming Bow Valley residents to our Visual Arts events and getting to know this amazing community is a deeply rewarding experience.”

Ingrid Mary Percy, Director of Visual Arts Residencies

Banff International Curatorial Institute

Internationally recognized scholars at the forefront of their respective fields provide insight into their writing practices and subjects and participant share the texts they have developed

Open Studios

At the end of each residency, participants in Visual Arts programs at Banff Centre open their studio doors to share the artistic research and artwork created, as well as the pertinent conversations generated in the program. Learn more about Visual Arts programs and the creative process by touring the studios of Glyde Hall and the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Building. 

Faculty Lectures

The Visual Arts Open Lecture Series presents free talks by leading Canadian and international artists, curators, and academics.