Glenbow From Home

While the museum may be temporarily closed, we still want to create opportunities for you to experience art outside of Glenbow’s walls. We know art can provide inspiration, beauty and, most importantly, a sense of connection to the people and world around us. We also know that having access to art and culture is an … Continue reading Glenbow From Home

Nunavut Day and a Note from Becky Tootoo

Today, July 9, is Nunavut Day which celebrates the passage of the Nunavut Land Claims Act in Canadian Parliament on July 9, 1993.In October 2018, Glenbow curator Joanne Schmidt traveled to several communities in Nunavut to share images taken by photographers Geraldine and Douglas Moodie in and around Qatiktalik (Fullerton Harbour) between 1903-1909. During the visit … Continue reading Nunavut Day and a Note from Becky Tootoo

Is it time to spice up your virtual background?

There have been a lot of zoom meetings. We feel you. If you want to shake up the background in your next virtual meeting, why not add a little artistic flair to the mix with this selection of art and objects from the Glenbow collection. Here are the instructions to set the images below as … Continue reading Is it time to spice up your virtual background?

Enclosing Some Snapshots: The Photography of Métis Activist James Brady

This Saturday, March 21 was originally slated to be the opening day for the exhibition Enclosing Some Snapshots: The Photography of Metis Activist James Brady. Unfortunately, due to our current global situation, that is no longer possible in the physical galleries of the museum. However, in the spirit of our Glenbow From Home initiative, we … Continue reading Enclosing Some Snapshots: The Photography of Métis Activist James Brady

Curator Q+A: Paul Seesequasis

By Zoltan Varadi, Glenbow Museum James Brady led the kind of life that could easily be made into an epic film. He was both a fearless political organizer and intrepid outdoorsman; a card carrying Marxist and veteran of the Canadian Forces in World War II. Among his achievements were the founding of the Métis Association … Continue reading Curator Q+A: Paul Seesequasis