Current Exhibitions


Vanishing Ice: Alpine
and Polar Landscapes in Art 1775 - 2012

SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 -
JANUARY 4, 2015

For over 200 years, remote and icy landscapes have inspired artists and thrilled the public. This exhibition reveals the transformative power of art in shaping public perception of the planet's frozen frontiers.
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Made in Calgary:
The 2000s

DECEMBER 14, 2014

The fifth and final installment in Glenbow's groundbreaking survey of regional art, Made in Calgary: The 2000s reflects the energy and diversity of the arts community in the first decade of the twenty-first century.
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From Our Collection: Searching for the Northwest Passage

SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 -
JANUARY 4, 2015

The largest multi-disciplinary grouping of materials yet exhibited at Glenbow relating to the adventures, mysteries and tragedies that occurred during the 400-year search for the Northwest Passage.
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Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of Residential Schools

OCTOBER 18, 2014 -
JANUARY 4, 2015

Where are the Children? draws on archival photographs and original documents to examine and acknowledge the experiences, consequences and impact of Canada's residential school system.
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Upcoming Events

Saturday, February 7

Still fancy but more fun in support of Glenbow

Regular Tickets: $250 each

Includes one Glenbow Adult or Gift membership ($100 tax receipt)
Under-30 Tickets: $95 each

Limited number sold. Proof of age required.

For one night only, Schmancy transforms Glenbow into a breathtaking party space. Named THE "Power Party" to attend in Western Canada by Maclean's Magazine, Schmancy is Glenbow's single largest fundraising event. For the past three years, its sold-out status has made Schmancy the must-attend event of the season. Learn more

School Programs

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.

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Situated between Stephen Avenue and the Olympic Plaza, Glenbow is surrounded by a variety of restruants and coffee bars to enhance any visit.

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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.

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Find artifacts, photos, and reference materials from Western Canada and beyond. Uncover the hidden secrets of Glenbow's diverse collections.

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8th Avenue and 1st Street SE

Visit the Museum Shop located off the Stephen Ave Walk. We have all sorts of unique gift ideas or mementos of your favourite exhibitions.

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

Located in the heart of the Calgary downtown core between Stephen Avenue and the Olympic Plaza
Cultural District.

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