Scavenger Hunt

Creative Constellations

Welcome to the Creative Constellations Scavenger Hunt! Get ready to explore downtown Calgary’s arts scene and connected with the city in new ways.  

In this “Pics or it Didn’t Happen”Instagram scavenger hunt, you’ll walk around the city, discover new places and learn about what artists have been getting up to in Calgary. Each time you complete a scavenger hunt challenge you’ll earn an entry into a draw to win an Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality system! Make it a family excursion, go on a solo adventure, or grab a group of friends as you trek through the city.

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1.    Check out the list of objectives (link below). Screenshot, download the PDF to your device, print it off… whatever is easiest, but this will be your main resource for the scavenger hunt.  

2.    Follow @thesocialimpactlab on Instagram! We just might slide into your DMs if you’re the winner. Please make sure your profile is public!

3.    Take a picture (selfie or self-less…it’s your choice) or a video of each challenge with the corresponding hashtag and post it to Instagram. All hashtags must be included to be a valid entry for the draw. 

Add the tags: @thesocialimpactlab #SILhunt

Additional tag for Arts Commons: @yycarts

Feel free to add hashtags associated with any of the artists/places you are enjoying on the hunt!

4.    Each challenge on the list will have information related to that objective – about the artist, about the cause, or about the space.

5.   Each objective posted to Instagram is an entry into the draw to win an Oculus Quest 2! If you’re playing as a group, make sure everyone shares their own post.

6.    Posts will only be counted between May 2 and June 12, 2022.  

7.    The winner will be announced on June 14, 2022 and contacted via Instagram DM and tagged in a post from @thesocialimpactlab. The account that was used to submit the winning entry is the account that will be contacted.  

8.    And, of course we want everyone to have fun! 


Estimated time: 2 hours 

Requirements: Instagram & a sense of wonder 

Map of the route

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Land Acknowledgement

In the spirit of our journey to promote reconciliation, we would like to honour the truth of our shared history and acknowledge Treaty 7 territory and the traditional lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy, that includes the Kainai, Siksika, and Piikani First Nations.

We acknowledge the traditional lands of the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and the Stoney Nakoda, including the Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nations. We would also like to recognize the Métis people, and the Inuit people who have made their home here in Mohk’insstsis, also known as Calgary.

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