Children + Families

Explore your creative side

We guarantee that you and your family will never get bored at Glenbow. If anything, you might be wondering where to start! Here are a few suggestions to get you on your way to a day of unforgettable adventures and creativity.

Lying down in the gallery
One New Work - Ron Moppett: Do You Remember Snow and Stars, 2020, Opened February 8, Organized By Glenbow, Curated by Nancy Tousley

Get Physical

Take a moment to lie down on the gallery floor to see things from a whole new perspective.

Ask Questions

Get the whole family talking by asking questions like:

  • What is it made of? Why do you think the person who made it chose that material?
  • How was it made? What do you think the process of making it was like?
  • Use your imagination to explore something with all five senses. When you look at this object/artwork, what do you see? What do you hear? What do you smell and taste? What do you feel?
  • Play “I spy” with an artwork or in a gallery. What did you spy and why did that thing catch your eye?
  • How does this object or artwork make you feel?
  • Artworks and objects often have a story to tell. Do any of your belongings or things that you’ve made tell stories about you and your life?

Take Glenbow Home With You

We’ve got a whole bunch of virtual tours and hands-on creative workshops for you to explore at home. You can check them out here.

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