An epic exhibition of art from across the country is taking over Calgary. Oh, Canada: Contemporary Art From North North America is the largest survey of contemporary Canadian art ever produced outside the country.
What does it mean to be Canadian? There is no single answer to this perennial question, but rather an ongoing, continual process of negotiating our collective, regional and community identities, our sovereignty, and our relationships with the land and environment.
Photographer Geoffrey James won the Governor General's Award for Media Arts in 2012. In his latest photo series, he has captured stunning images of life inside Kingston Penitentiary, Canada's oldest prison.
Cabinets of Curiosity is an installation inspired by the 17th Century tradition of "Wunderkammer" (wonder-rooms). These collections and elaborate displays were essentially the precursors of museums, filled with exotic curiosities, thrilling and macabre items and the natural wonders of the world.
Wednesday, February 25
Sophie Hackett, associate curator of photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario, will discuss the history of Canadian photography, from the 1960s to present. Presented in partnership with Exposure Photography Festival
Glenbow's school programs and educational outreach opportunities enrich the lives and learning of over 63,000 Alberta students every year, ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Glenbow's educational programs support student learning about the history of Alberta while also broadening student knowledge by integrating content from Glenbow's art and cultural exhibitions.
Situated between Stephen Avenue and the Olympic Plaza, Glenbow is surrounded by a variety of restruants and coffee bars to enhance any visit.
Partner with Glenbow to help more people experience art and culture more often. There are many ways to support the museum through sponsorship or donation.
Find artifacts, photos, and reference materials from Western Canada and beyond. Uncover the hidden secrets of Glenbow's diverse collections.
Visit the Museum Shop located off the Stephen Ave Walk. We have all sorts of unique gift ideas or mementos of your favourite exhibitions.