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.
Today is the National Day of Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People, also known as #RedDressDay.
The red dresses you see in this post are two pieces that form a conversation between art and memory.
The first is a Blackfeet d ...
Glenbow President & CEO receives Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal
Glenbow’s President & CEO Nicholas Bell was recently honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal. This commemorative medal serves to honour significant contributions and achievements of Albertans and was a way for Alberta to honour Her Majesty.
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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