Dear Glenbow

Share Your Story

We’re asking Albertans to send us letters, photos and illustrations about this unique time we are living through.

Make History

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.

Stampede Queen 1954: Evelyn Eagle Speaker (Locker)

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Evelyn Eagle Speaker (Locker) was crowned Stampede Queen in 1954. She was the first — and remains the only — First Nations woman to hold that title. Tours

Stories of Gay Calgary: A Conversation with Kevin Allen

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Kevin Allen is the founder of the Gay History Project, an ongoing initiative to document the lived history of Calgary’s LGBTQ2+ community. He is also a fourth-generation Calgarian, the first historian-in-residence at Calgary’s Central Public Library and the author of Our… Tours

Stampede Behind-the-Scenes Tour: #1

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The Calgary Stampede is such a part of life in Calgary that it has become a part of our civic identity. Today we are bringing you a virtual behind-the-scenes tour of some of our favourite Stampede-related objects. Tours

Enclosing Some Snapshots

The Photography of Métis Activist James Brady

James Brady’s life (1908-1968) is intrinsically linked to the history and politics of Métis communities in western Canada. While he is known foremost as a political organizer and activist, he was also a prolific photographer, with his camera always in… Exhibition

Dynamic Connections

Threads of Living Memory

Drawing on Glenbow’s Inuit textiles collection and loans from across Canada, objects and artworks are manifestations of the dynamic connections between the makers, the viewers, the land, the spirit world and future generations of memory makers. Exhibition

Metamorphosis

Contemporary Canadian Portraits

Commemoration, mortality, renewal. These are some of the themes explored in Metamorphosis: Contemporary Canadian Portraits, the latest exhibition collaboration between Glenbow and Library and Archives Canada. Exhibition

Glenbow Reimagined

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.

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