Downtown Calgary

Between a Rock and an Art Place

Feb 18–Mar 16

1:00 am–3:00 am

Curling Canada's Season of Champions and Grand Slam of Curling event bubble is set to kick-off in Calgary beginning on Friday, February 19, 2021! In honour of everyone who has worked so hard to create a safe bubble experience for the world's best curlers while growing Calgary's reputation as the ultimate host city and Canada's winter sport capital, Tourism Calgary, Calgary Arts Development, Calgary Downtown Association, Curling Canada, Curling Alberta, WinSport Canada and RISE UP Calgary, have worked with 16 local artists to create: Between A Rock and an Art Place.

Launched during the inaugural Chinook Blast, A Rock and an Art Place will be on display across 16 iconic venue locations in Calgary until March 15, 2021.

Artists & Locations

Autumn Whiteway - Deep Roots
Roslyn Building  (400 5th Ave SW)

Blake McLeod - Portraits of a Queer Calgary
Sports Hall of Fame display  (150 9th Ave SW)

Ebony R. Gooden - Solidified with ASL
Sheraton Eau Claire  (255 Barclay Parade SW)

Emily Bickell - Donut Takeout
Volio's Confections  (704 8th Ave SW)

Gooda - Winds that never cool, Light that never warms
ALT Hotel  (635 Confluence Way)

Hali Heavy Shield - Apaskai - dancer
Sandman Hotel  (888 7th Ave SW)

Jennifer Lee Arsenault - Glowscape
The Westin Hotel  (320 4th Ave SW)

Kaitlin Roth - The Thaw
Hansons Outfitters  (813 1st St SW)

Kalum Teke Dan
The Shoe & Canoe Public House  (209 4th Ave SE)

Kirsten Bollen - The Elements Meeting at Lake Minnewanka
Supreme Men's Wear  (401 4th Ave SW)

Klara Vollstaedt - Digitized Curling Rock
St. Louis Hotel  (430 8th Ave SE)

Louise P. Chong - Cherry Blaster
Kanata Trading Post  (116 8th Ave SE)

Mandy Stobo
Hilton Garden Inn  (711 4th St SE)

Mohar Gupta
228 8th Ave SW

Natalie Melara - Curling con Colores y Torogoces
Marriot Downtown  (110 9th Ave SE)

Nicole Wolf - Aurora
The Garage Sports Bar  (200 Barclay Parade SW)

Keep an eye out for an exciting “Between a Rock and an Art Place” contest, hosted by Curiocity Calgary. Up for grabs is a $2000 prize pack:

  • A stay at the Hyatt Downtown; includes spa services for two, dinner for two, breakfast for two and parking
  • A gift certificate to Curlers Corner
  • Exclusive 2021 Calgary Curling Capital hoodie, donated by Curling Canada
  • Curling Alberta merchandise
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