General Info About TRUCK

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The Second Story Art Society O/A TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary is a non-profit artist-run centre dedicated to the development and public presentation of contemporary art. Since it was founded in 1983 the Society has facilitated over 500 exhibitions in addition to countless activities and events in support of cultural development and contemporary art appreciation. Currently, TRUCK hosts 15 exhibitions annually in its two exhibition venues, and various collaborative events and activities with other arts groups and nonprofit organizations.

TRUCK is dedicated to the presentation of contemporary art. Our goal is to incite dialogue locally, which contributes to the global critical discourse on contemporary art.

TRUCK's primary activities in support of this mission are:

    • To present dynamic programming

    • To foster innovative artistic practices

    • To encourage experimentation

    • To engage artists and the public in a discussion about the art form

TRUCK is dedicated to the advancement of contemporary art by committing to the following values:

    • Artist-centered

    • Diversity

    • Self-determination

    • Collaboration

TRUCK exhibitions are open to the public from 11am to 5pm, Tuesday to Friday, Saturday noon to 5pm. Admission is free.

Sign up to Volunteer with TRUCK

Want to get involved in Artist Run Culture? Sign up to volunteer! TRUCK is always in need of support from volunteers, so please let us know if you would like to get involved!

E-mail us at info(at) with VOLUNTEER as the subject line! Or give us a call at the gallery: 403.261.7702