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 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. Romancing the Canoe, explores how the elegant craft has been celebrated in Canadian art from the early 19th century to the 21st.
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
Opening Oct 7 Higher States: Lawren Harris and His American Contemporaries. From mountains to states of mind, Lawren Harris aimed always to go higher. Over 60 works of art make up this exhibition that shows another side of one of Canada’s greatest artists. The Black Gold Tapestry. Nearly a decade in the making, Sandra Sawatzky’s 220-foot hand-embroidered The Black Gold Tapestry tells the story of how oil has impacted human civilizations around the world from the beginning of time to the present day.