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?

Glenbow Gift Guide – Staff Picks

The Glenbow Shop is a tightly curated collection of unique and often locally made items that are smart, fresh and elegant — everything from jewelry, home décor, toys, accessories to textiles and even electronics. For those who like to indulge equally in culture and commerce, a museum shop is the place to be!. We asked … Continue reading Glenbow Gift Guide – Staff Picks

Art News Roundup – October 25, 2019

We opened up our new exhibitions last weekend and had curator Dr. Hana Leaper at Glenbow to talk about the Sybil Andrews: Art & Life exhibition. We were thrilled to see the Calgary Herald cover this major retrospective by this important English-Canadian artist. We recently said goodbye to the optical delights that are the Soundsuits … Continue reading Art News Roundup – October 25, 2019