Glenbow is a museum that believes art is for everyone.
We’re reimagining the museum to ensure that the Glenbow experience is accessible to and welcoming for people of all abilities, ages, backgrounds and life experiences.
On February 13, 2022, we shared a photo on social media of a group of women bowling in the 1950s in Lethbridge, AB. The woman taking her turn on the lane is Helen Charyk. To our immense delight, Helen’s granddaughter Samantha Palmer-Forrest saw the photo on Instagram and wrot ...
Prior to the opening of Glenbow’s purpose-built building in September 1976, the museum’s collection was spread over more than ten buildings throughout Calgary and Banff. Between 1955 and 1976, the public had access to portions of the collection held at these five locati ...
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.
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.
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.
Help us build a one-of-a-kind cultural experience in Calgary.