Current Exhibitions


Oh, Canada: Contemporary Art from North North America

January 31 - April 26, 2015

An epic exhibition of art from across the country is taking over Calgary. Oh, Canada: Contemporary Art From North North America is the largest survey of contemporary Canadian art ever produced outside the country.
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From Our Collection: Canadiana

January 31 - April 26, 2015

What does it mean to be Canadian? There is no single answer to this perennial question, but rather an ongoing, continual process of negotiating our collective, regional and community identities, our sovereignty, and our relationships with the land and environment.
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Geoffrey James: Inside Kingston Penitentiary

February 14 - May 17, 2015

Photographer Geoffrey James won the Governor General's Award for Media Arts in 2012. In his latest photo series, he has captured stunning images of life inside Kingston Penitentiary, Canada's oldest prison.
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Cabinets of Curiosity

February 28, 2015 - January 17, 2016

Cabinets of Curiosity is an installation inspired by the 17th Century tradition of "Wunderkammer" (wonder-rooms). These collections and elaborate displays were essentially the precursors of museums, filled with exotic curiosities, thrilling and macabre items and the natural wonders of the world.
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Upcoming Events

April 27-30

Behind the Scenes Tours: Game of Swords
Members $12/General $15
Mercenaries, Rebels and Conquerors: Inspired by another season of swordplay on Game of Thrones, we explore Glenbow's edged weapons collection - from the time Norman conquests to the 19thcentury. Space is limited - pre-purchase tickets at 403 268 4110.

School Programs

Glenbow's school programs and educational outreach opportunities enrich the lives and learning of over 63,000 Alberta students every year, ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Glenbow's educational programs support student learning about the history of Alberta while also broadening student knowledge by integrating content from Glenbow's art and cultural exhibitions.

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Visit Glenbow

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Situated between Stephen Avenue and the Olympic Plaza, Glenbow is surrounded by a variety of restruants and coffee bars to enhance any visit.

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Partner with Glenbow to help more people experience art and culture more often. There are many ways to support the museum through sponsorship or donation.

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Collections & Research

Artifacts & Photos

Find artifacts, photos, and reference materials from Western Canada and beyond. Uncover the hidden secrets of Glenbow's diverse collections.

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Museum Shop

8th Avenue and 1st Street SE

Visit the Museum Shop located off the Stephen Ave Walk. We have all sorts of unique gift ideas or mementos of your favourite exhibitions.

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130 9th Ave S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 0P3

Located in the heart of the Calgary downtown core between Stephen Avenue and the Olympic Plaza
Cultural District.

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