Welcoming visitors Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm!



Located approximately 45 minutes southwest of downtown Calgary, near Millarville Alberta, we are an art, nature and history destination. Open to the public year round, admission is by donation.

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With 80 acres of rolling Foothills grasslands, featuring spectacular Rocky Mountain views and native flora and fauna, plus our Museum, Art Gallery, and Gallery Shop, all housed within AC and Barbara Leightons’ historic home, we’ve got lots to explore in all seasons!

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From annual events like the Clothesline Festival & Art Sale, Paint The Foothills, and Christmas in the Country Art Sale, to one-off events that launch our exhibitions and installations, raise funds for our programs, or highlight local artists, we love to bring our community together in this amazing place.

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Featured Exhibitions & Events

The Place I Am

January 21 @ 10:00 am - March 26 @ 4:00 pm
Emerging Artist Group Exhibition

Artists investigate their understanding of the places where they work and live, and the idea of ‘home’, through nature.

One By One

January 21 @ 10:00 am - March 26 @ 4:00 pm
Juliana Rempel

Ceramics artist Juliana Rempel explores the bold lines and colour of the prairie landscape.

Human Sprawl

April 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am - March 31, 2024 @ 4:00 pm
Michelle Atkinson

Site-specific indoor installation exploring humanity’s tendency to live in excess with personal consumption impacting biodiversity.