Glenbow Reimagined Receives $2.5 Million Gift from the Palmer Family Foundation
Rooftop pavilion to be named in recognition of the gift
Glenbow is thrilled to announce that its fundraising campaign, Glenbow Reimagined, has received a $2.5 million gift from the Palmer Family Foundation towards the design and installation of the pavilion on Glenbow’s rooftop terrace. The pavilion will be named in honour of the ...
One of our priorities at Glenbow is to celebrate the art and culture of this place and be a centre for artists’ stories. Behind the scenes, many of our team members study groundbreaking artists of the past—especially those whose stories have been overlooked or forgotten—and w ...
Globally Renowned Artist Maya Lin Revealed as Designer of Glenbow’s Rooftop Terrace
Terrace will be Lin’s first project in Canada
Glenbow is ecstatic to announce that internationally recognized artist Maya Lin will design the rooftop terrace in the museum’s new home at the JR Shaw Centre for Arts & Culture.
The 13,000-square-foot terrace will be a transformational addition to Glenbow and to downtow ...
National ceremony marks the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act
Glenbow staff member shares her experience of this historic event
On June 23, 2023, a national remembrance ceremony was held in the Senate of Canada Chamber to mark the centenary of the Chinese Immigration Act, more commonly known as the Chinese Exclusion Act.
Introduced by the Canadian government on July 1, 1923, the Act was the result of ...
In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day, we wanted to highlight a significant belonging to many Indigenous communities: the cradleboard.
As new babies enter the world, hope and renewal is born.
Traditionally a mode of transportation for little ones, the cradleboard is ...
City of Calgary commits $12 million to Glenbow Reimagined
Glenbow President & CEO talks about the museum’s renovation and community impact
On June 6, The City of Calgary approved an additional $12 million to support Glenbow’s revitalization project. To learn more about the impact The City’s investment will have on the project and the community, we sat down with Nicholas Bell, President & CEO of Glenbow.
We’re embarking on a renovation that will transform our building into the JR Shaw Centre for Arts & Culture, 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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