Current Exhibitions

Bryan Adams: Exposed

February 23, 2014 - May 4, 2014

Exposed features photographs from two distinct areas of Adams' photographic practice. The first features portraits of his friends and colleagues in the entertainment, fashion and art industries, including Morrissey, Ben Kingsley, Amy Winehouse, Michael Jackson, Louise Bourgeois and Judi Dench to name a few... More

Worn to be Wild:
The Black Leather Jacket

February 8, 2014 - May 4, 2014

Everyone from rebel outsiders to fashion insiders have made their mark by slipping on a second skin. Worn to Be Wild traces the design history of the leather jacket along and the evolution of the garment from protective gear to revolutionary wearable... More

Made in Calgary: The 1990s

February 8, 2014 - May 4, 2014

Guest curator Nancy Tousley brings the twentieth century to a close in the fourth installment of Glenbow's Made in Calgary series with Made in Calgary: The 1990s... More

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 17
Out for Lunch: Bryan Adams: Exposed

Take a deeper look at the work of Bryan Adams with Glenbow's VP Melanie Kjorlien.

Tuesday, April 22


Book Launch: Mississauga Portraits: Ojibwe Voices from Nineteenth Century Canada by Donald B. Smith

Thirty-five years ago, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Steinhauer, a member of the well-known First Nations family in Alberta, unveiled a 150 year-old art treasure just acquired by Glenbow. The magnificent 1829 portrait; by the celebrated American artist John Neagle, is of Shahwahnegezik or Henry B. Steinhauer, the Lieutenant Governor's great-grandfather.

Presented by Chinook Country Historical Society Program in collaboration with Glenbow.

Summer Youth Programs

Summer Youth Programs are a fun way to spend an hour and a half at Glenbow. Join our knowledgeable and enthusiastic museum educators as we explore Glenbow's galleries and imagine ourselves submersed in the worlds of artists, mavericks or knights!

Perfect for summer camps, birthday parties, home schoolers and groups of eager young learners. Minimum 5 children, maximum 30 children. Programs are suitable for children ages 6 and up.

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