Maud Lewis, Model T Ford, late 1950s/ early 1960s, Collection of CFFI Ventures Inc. as collected by John Risley, © Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Maud Lewis

One of Canada's favourite Folk Artists

Like a sea breeze from Nova Scotia, this joyful exhibition will leave you feeling refreshed.

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Highlights From the Art Collection

Spend some time with a selection of beautiful, surprising and feel-good artworks from Glenbow’s diverse art collection. Whether you’re seeking a window into another world, an invigorating shot of colour and energy, or a calm moment of contemplation, each of… Exhibition

Maud Lewis

One of Canada’s most beloved folk artists, Maud Lewis (1903 – 1970) was famous in her lifetime for her brightly coloured and endearing paintings of rural Nova Scotia. Working from her cabin on the side of the highway in Marshalltown,… Exhibition

Shuvinai Ashoona

Mapping Worlds

Shuvinai Ashoona lives in Kinngait on the southern tip of Baffin Island, and her drawings imagine the past and present fused into a prophetic future, populated by human-animal hybrid creatures, women birthing worlds, and mystical or other-worldly landscapes clearly inspired… 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


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