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.
To May 22 David Altmejd: The Vessel. Internationally renowned artist David Altmejd's enormous crystalline sculpture seems to depict an elaborate act of creation caught in a suspended animation of simultaneous formation and disintegration. Organized by the National Gallery of Canada. Canadian Stories: The View From Here. In response to Canada 150, this exhibition uses historical, modern, and contemporary art from Glenbow's collection to explore iconic Canadian themes from a western perspective. 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