New Design Talks event brings the importance of craft and traditional construction in Calgary architecture to the forefront.

How has the tradition of craft shaped Calgary?Let’s Talk about… Craft Culture is an upcoming Design Talks Institute event that’s set to tackle the varying definitions of “craft” and how builders can maintain a connection with local culture and the natural environment. This panel discussion will also touch on the importance of traditional craft and construction in the ever-expanding city.Tickets are on sale now for the event, coming up Tuesday, March 8.

The Panelists

Aaron Nelson, MedaltaIan MacGregor, The Canadian Museum of MakingMaddy Purves-Smith, Custom Woolen MillsJennifer Dobbin, The Dobbin GroupStudio Collective, University of Calgary

The Details

What: Let’s Talk about… Craft CultureWhere: John Dutton Theatre Downtown Library 616 Macleod Trail SE, CalgaryWhen: Tuesday, March 8, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Tickets: In advance – $12 for adults and $5 for students plus taxes and fees; at the door – $15 at the door plus taxes and fees.You can buy tickets here.craft culture