Exploring Calgary's Diverse Weekend: From LEGO Exhibits to Car Shows

Published March 11, 2024

Last weekend in Calgary was a vibrant mix of creativity and engineering prowess, showcasing everything from locally celebrated art to the excitement of automobile innovation. The city buzzed with the energy of enthusiasts and onlookers alike, marking scenes that Postmedia Calgary photographers captured in impressive detail.

Artistic Endeavors and Remembrance

On Friday, Ryan Green, President of Masters Gallery, examined 'The Preservation of a Species: The Lesson,' a compelling installation by the late Joane Cardinal-Schubert, who was known for her influential work as an artist, curator, and activist. The exhibition, which runs through late March, provides an insightful perspective on Indigenous experiences and struggles for cultural autonomy. Additionally, supporters gathered at the Famous 5 statue downtown to celebrate International Women's Day, honoring the progress and continuous push for gender equality.

Weekend of Wonders

Saturday welcomed LEGO enthusiasts to the Edgemont Community Association for LEGO Mania, where imaginative creations like Owen Po-Hin Kwan's LEGO castle battle delighted spectators. Meanwhile, country music fans enjoyed Blake Shelton's performance at the Saddledome, adding a musical flair to the weekend's lineup. Sunday shifted gears to the Calgary International Auto and Truck Show at the BMO Centre, drawing crowds who admired the latest models and designs from top brands, including the sleek lines of Ferraris and the innovation behind electric vehicles like the Porsche Taycan 4S.

photography, LEGO, cars