1)	Bee Kingdom: Iconoclasts in Glass A Singular Vision: Eric Harvie Collects Art

Current Exhibitions

Masterworks from the
Beaverbrook Art Gallery

MAY 24 - AUGUST 24, 2014

Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery showcases the remarkable legacy of the multi-millionaire business tycoon and philanthropist, Lord Beaverbrook, an entrepreneur extraordinaire... More

Bee Kingdom:
Iconoclasts in Glass

JUNE 7 - SEPTEMBER 28, 2014

Exuberant and colourful, but also hip and, at times, subversive, the work of Calgary - based collective Bee Kingdom confound ideas of what constitutes fine art glass... More

A Singular Vision:
Eric Harvie Collects Art

JUNE 7 - AUGUST 24, 2014

Ranging from pieces Harvie acquired even before the establishment of the Glenbow Foundation in 1954 to the gift of that collection to the province of Alberta in 1966, A Singular Vision offers a truly unique... More

From Our Collection:
Glass

JUNE 7 - AUGUST 24, 2014

Complementing Bee Kingdom: Iconoclasts in Glass, this exhibition showcases wares from our glass collection - one of the strongest of its kind in Canada - and illustrates a wide range of glass-making techniques... More


Upcoming Events

Friday, September 19

Special Event
Bees and Honey
$40

We'll embark from Glenbow for a tour of the Bee Kingdom collective's art space before returning to the museum for a special tour of their exhibition, Bee Kingdom: Iconoclasts in Glass, followed by honey beer and live music.

Saturday, September 27

Launch Party
7pm
PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN-ADMISSION + CASH BAR

The best art party in town just got even cooler thanks to the opening of Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art 1775 - 2012. We'll be celebrating with arctic -inspired treats and activities and welcoming all of our new exhibitions - Made in Calgary: The 2000s, Where Are The Children? and From Our Collection: Searching for the Northwest Passage - with music, visuals, libations and much, much more.

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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