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

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

Curator Q + A: Madeleine Trudeau on Metamorphosis

By Zoltan Varadi, Glenbow Museum Sexuality, gender construction and body image. Aging and mortality. Transformation. The artworks in Metamorphosis: Contemporary Canadian Portraits explore big themes, sometimes all within one piece. The exhibition is the third in a five part collaboration between Glenbow and Library and Archives Canada and draws on material from both institutions by … Continue reading Curator Q + A: Madeleine Trudeau on Metamorphosis

Fresh Eyes: Looking at Vivian Maier

Guest Post By Kait Kucy We invited well-known local writer, blogger and active social media personality Kait Kucy to write about her experience of the Vivian Maier: In Her Own Hands exhibition. Kucy's byline has appeared in publications such Avenue and Dote, and she has appeared on CTV, Global and CityTV as a segment guest. … Continue reading Fresh Eyes: Looking at Vivian Maier