130 9th Ave SE
Hours: tues-sat 9am-5pm sun 12-5pm. Admission: adults $16, seniors & students $11, youth (7-17) $10, family (2 adults & 4 youth) $40, children under 6 free, members free
At Glenbow, history buffs, art lovers and pop culture fanatics can all find something inspiring. Our collection boasts over a million artifacts and some 30,000 works of art, making Glenbow one of the largest museums in Canada. Visitors can explore fascinating historical galleries and exhibitions of art and culture from around the world.
Glenbow is conveniently located in downtown Calgary on Stephen Avenue Mall, just steps from the Calgary Tower and one block away from the C-Train LRT line.
Jun 17-Sep 10 Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience, Kent Monkman's new, large scale project addresses Canada's Sesquicentennial in 2017. The exhibition takes the viewer on a journey through 300 years of Canada's history, narrating a story of Canada through the lens of First Nations' resilience. Jun 17-Sep 10 Romancing the Canoe, explores how the elegant craft has been celebrated in Canadian art from the early 19th century to the 21st. To Sep 10 North of Ordinary: The Arctic Photographs of Geraldine and Douglas Moodie. The exhibition draws on an extraordinary 2015 donation to Glenbow of almost 500 vintage negatives from the Moodies, as well as the photographers' diaries, reports, and photo registers. Curated by Susan Kooyman. Presented in conjunction with the Exposure Photography Festival.
REPRESENTING: M.N. Hutchinson, Maxwell Bates, John Snow, Laura Evans Reid, W.L. Stevenson, Dorothy Henzell Willis, Bill Viola, Geraldine Moodie, Douglas Moodie, David Altmejd