TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary, TRUCK Gallery, Second Story Art Society
Registered Name: THE SECOND STORY ART SOCIETY
Business Number: 894464148RR0001
About This Charity
The Second Story Art Society (Operating as TRUCK) 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 300 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. Although TRUCK supports a full spectrum of artistic practices, programming generally focuses on hybrid and emerging forms of contemporary art that situates the work of Calgary artists in a national context. Through the presentation of regional, national and international contemporary art, TRUCK contributes to the development and understanding of contemporary art within the Calgary community.
About Our Charity
TRUCK welcomes submissions from artists, collectives, and collaborations practicing in all mediums. TRUCK facilitates exhibitions and projects in three venues: the Main Gallery, the +15 window project, and CAMPER. TRUCK present all of its programming free of charge and open to all members of the public. Our goal is to enrich the cultural landscape of our community.
The Main Gallery Space is programmed through an annual calls for submissions as well as through curated exhibitions. TRUCK hosts nine four-week long exhibitions each year.
The +15 Window Project is located off-site in the Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts on the busy +15 pedway system. Exhibitions in this store front style window are two months long. Submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis.
CAMPER is TRUCK's Contemporary Art
Mobile Public Exhibition Rig. Submissions are accepted based on special calls for submissions throughout the year.
Donate To This Charity Now
Make a one-time donation to this charity now using a credit card , PayPal™ account or a CanadaHelps Gift Card.
Schedule monthly donations using a credit card or PayPal™ account.
It’s an easy way to make a big impact and helps the charity plan. Choose the day of the month for your first donation. We’ll charge you on the same day every month thereafter for the remainder of the period you set.
A donation of securities or mutual fund shares is the most efficient way to give charitably since the capital gains tax does not apply. Your security or mutual fund donation means a larger donation for the charities you support. It also means a larger charitable tax receipt for you. We’re the largest processor of online security and mutual fund donations in Canada. And, we make it easy to disburse your donation across multiple charities.
Bringing friends, family or co-workers together to support this charity multiplies your donation.
A CanadaHelps Fundraising Page gives you the tools to tell your fundraising story and to track your progress. Share your page with everyone you know by email, using the integration social media feature and more. Before you know it, you will have increased awareness and funds for a charity you care about.
Do You Have a CanadaHelps Gift Card?
Just continue with your donation and you will be prompted for this information at checkout.
Now that was a great gift idea!