Maxwell Bates, The Hostess, 1973, oil on canvas, Collection of the Canada Council Art Bank

Final Weekend!

Maxwell Bates: The In Crowd

Vibrant, tense, funny and wild, these paintings capture the subtle and complex qualities of human relationships. Don’t miss this last chance to join the party. 

Closes Sunday

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.


Calgary Families in Isolation During COVID-19

This exhibition of 55 photographs, taken by local photographer Neil Zeller during the pandemic lockdown, is a selection from the more than 650 families he photographed. The images reflect the diversity of lived experience in Calgary during this time, showing… Exhibition

Behind-the-Scenes: Beer Tour


Join us on a behind-the-scenes tour focusing on some of the objects in the Glenbow collection that are related to beer. Tours

Maxwell Bates

The In Crowd

The In Crowd brings together a grouping of paintings by iconic western Canadian artist Maxwell Bates that have previously never been seen together. These works depict the vibrant, tense and often exaggerated social situations found at parties, restaurant outings and gallery… Exhibition

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


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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