Discovery Room

Kids doing crafts at the Sleepover Slumber Party at Glenbow

Inspired by what you've seen at Glenbow? Visitors of all ages are invited to explore their own creativity and make cool stuff in the Discovery Room. It's open daily during museum hours but may be reserved for private groups and school bookings on weekdays.


Discovery Room Art Activities
October 19, 2019 - January 12, 2020

Foam Printmaking
Be inspired by the incredible artworks in our feature exhibition Sybil Andrews: Art and Life and try your hand at creating your own relief print using a foam base and pencil. Use a roller and print ink to transfer your image onto paper and be amazed at the printmaking process!

Ready-Made Artworks
Check out our feature exhibition ExtraOrdinary Objects and transform the ordinary into extraordinary by using ready-made objects as the base for a thought provoking artwork. Add a variety of materials such as cellophane and tape to create a new version of your object, and evaluate it using the four Cs: Creativity, Composition, Communication and Craftsmanship.

Explorations in Art
Put on your exploration cap and follow the clues in the latest versions of our art scavenger hunt. We have many new galleries to explore, so take your pick! Return your completed sheet to the Discovery Room for a prize. Fun for the whole family!


Family Museum Adventure: Explore the Art of Sybil Andrews

Saturday November 23, 2019
1:00-3:00pm
For families with children aged 7-12
Free with Admission or Membership
Registration required. Email discoveryroom@glenbow.org to register
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Explore our feature exhibition Sybil Andrews: Art and Life on an adventure filled with gallery tours, behind the scenes discovery and a linocut relief printmaking activity! Fun for the whole family as we look deeply at artworks, explore secret museum collection spaces and work collaboratively to create a family linocut print; first draw a design, then the grown-ups will do the cutting and the kids will do the printmaking!


Art du Jour

Saturdays and Sundays
Look for our special blue Art du Jour labels next to singular artworks on our second floor to catch a ten minute art discussion led by our knowledgeable Discovery Room Educators. Several of these spontaneous tours will be offered per day on Saturdays and Sundays, so keep your eyes peeled!


Sponsored by:
Great West Life

130 9th Ave S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 0P3

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 8pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

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