Glenbow is located in Treaty 7 territory on the traditional lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy, the Stoney Nakoda First Nations, and the Métis Nation Region 3.
We know art and culture can provide inspiration, solace, and, most importantly, a sense of connection to the people and world around us. Our mission is to activate art, objects, and ideas so everyone who experiences Glenbow leaves with something to share.
We’re highlighting two Canadian veterans of World War I (WWI) who are represented in Glenbow’s collection. Both John George Pattison and Mike Mountain Horse served with honour and exceptional courage, and their legacies continue to resonate in 2020.
This summer, Glenbow received a generous donation of an artwork from the corporate collection of CNOOC International. This large-scale bronze sculpture by beloved Canadian artist Joe Fafard (1942 –2019) is just over six feet or almost two metres high, and weighs 1,100 lbs, or ...
An Interview with DIALOG Principal Architect, Robert Claiborne
We are embarking on an exciting new chapter for Glenbow. After years of planning, we have an unprecedented opportunity to renovate and upgrade our building to better serve our community and further enrich art and culture in our city.
Today, July 9, is Nunavut Day which celebrates the passage of the Nunavut Land Claims Act in Canadian Parliament on July 9, 1993. To recognize this important date, we reached out to Becky Tootoo to ask her if she could provide some commentary about her culture and home.
There have been a lot of zoom meetings. We feel you. If you want to shake up the background in your next virtual meeting, why not add a little artistic flair to the mix with this selection of art and objects from the Glenbow collection.
Enclosing Some Snapshots: The Photography of Métis Activist James Brady
James Brady led the kind of life that could easily be made into an epic film. He was both a fearless political organizer and intrepid outdoorsman; a card carrying Marxist and veteran of the Canadian Forces in World War II. This exhibition features photos from Glenbow’s colle ...
We’re embarking on a renovation that will transform our building into a cultural landmark offering unparalleled access to Glenbow’s diverse collection of art and objects and exhibitions from around the world.
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