1)	Bee Kingdom: Iconoclasts in Glass

Current Exhibitions

Bee Kingdom:
Iconoclasts in Glass

JUNE 7 - SEPTEMBER 28, 2014

Exuberant and colourful, but also hip and, at times, subversive, the work of Calgary - based collective Bee Kingdom confound ideas of what constitutes fine art glass. Learn More


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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Upcoming Events

Friday, September 19

Special Event
Bees and Honey

We'll embark from Glenbow for a tour of the Bee Kingdom collective's art space before returning to the museum for a special tour of their exhibition, Bee Kingdom: Iconoclasts in Glass, followed by honey beer and live music.

Saturday, September 27

Launch Party

The best art party in town just got even cooler thanks to the opening of Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art 1775 - 2012. We'll be celebrating with arctic -inspired treats and activities and welcoming all of our new exhibitions - Made in Calgary: The 2000s, Where Are The Children? and From Our Collection: Searching for the Northwest Passage - with music, visuals, libations and much, much more.

Summer Youth Programs

Summer Youth Programs are a fun way to spend an hour and a half at Glenbow. Join our knowledgeable and enthusiastic museum educators as we explore Glenbow's galleries and imagine ourselves submersed in the worlds of artists, mavericks or knights!

Perfect for summer camps, birthday parties, home schoolers and groups of eager young learners. Minimum 5 children, maximum 30 children. Programs are suitable for children ages 6 and up.

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