Closed For Now

Posted on March 17, 2020 under Events and NewsNews

Before getting into the update on what’s happening at Quickdraw, I wanted to thank our staff for all the work they’ve done this past week. […]

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So long, Longmire

Posted on February 25, 2020 under Events and NewsNews

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After six years of overseeing our studios and gear, guiding members through the production process, and making sure our events and activities went off as […]

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Updated Hours

Posted on February 12, 2020 under Events and NewsNews

Now that Quickdraw is running courses every day of the week, we’ve decided it’s a good time to update our public hours. For the last […]

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So that was 2019

Posted on December 20, 2019 under Events and NewsNews

The decade is drawing to a close, and with it, Quickdraw’s 35th year as an artist-run centre in Calgary. From our Lockdown and Student Screening […]

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GIRAF Awards!

Posted on November 29, 2019 under Events and NewsNews

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We’re excited to be able to announce the winners of this year’s jury and audience prizes at GIRAF. This year’s festival jury was Ryan Pierson, […]

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Labour Day Long Weekend

Posted on August 26, 2019 under Events and NewsNews

Hello friends! This coming Labour Day long weekend, Quickdraw will be celebrating the hard-fought victories of the labour movement by taking two days off. That’s […]

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SUMMER JOBS TIME

Posted on April 5, 2019 under Events and NewsNews

Summer is rapidly approaching and that means we’re looking for some talented folks to help keep Quickdraw in tip-top shape! Before we talk about the […]

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Holiday closure December 2018

Posted on December 22, 2018 under Events and NewsNews

Heads up! QAS will be closed for the season December 23 2018 – January 14 2019, back open Tuesday January 15 2019. Keyholding members can access the space as normal, but otherwise we will be closed to the public and generally offline until after the break. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

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Renovations Sept. 15 – 21

Posted on September 14, 2017 under Events and NewsNews

Quickdraw will be closed to the public from noon on Friday, September 15 through Thursday, September 21 due to HVAC work in our main classroom […]

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GIRAF12 awards announced!

Posted on January 16, 2017 under Events and NewsNews

After much deliberation, the jury for the Quickdraw Animation Society’s annual GIRAF festival of independent animation has selected this year’s award-winning short films. Culled from […]

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