Svetlana Lloyd: The Face of Dior

If you've paid a visit to Glenbow in the months since the Christian Dior exhibition opened, you’re likely quite familiar with Svetlana Lloyd, whose visage greets visitors coming in from both the 8th and 9th Avenue entrances to the museum. This image of Lloyd, famously taken by photographer William Klein in 1957, has also appeared … Continue reading Svetlana Lloyd: The Face of Dior

Collection Connection: Graeme Patterson

Graeme Patterson is a Saskatchewan-born, New Brunswick-based artist whose practice focuses on stop motion animation and multimedia sculptural installations. While travelling around Canada in 2008, Patterson started work on The Puppet Collective (Edition I) – a series of puppets based on 50 random people. Driven by an interest in people watching and figurative sculpture, Patterson … Continue reading Collection Connection: Graeme Patterson

Summer 2019 Exhibitions Preview

Pick your adjective: fantastical, colourful, dazzling, stimulating, provocative... any of these words and more apply to the exhibitions opening at Glenbow in late June. From a true superstar of the contemporary art scene to exciting national and local artists, both renowned and emerging, the creative talent on display this summer at Calgary's public art museum … Continue reading Summer 2019 Exhibitions Preview

Farewell to Glenbow from Outgoing President & CEO Donna Livingstone

On April 23, Glenbow’s Board of Governors announced that Donna Livingstone, President & CEO, will depart Glenbow on June 21, 2019, to assume the role of CEO at the Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation and the Whyte Museum in Banff, Alberta. Glenbow’s Board has initiated a North America-wide search for a new CEO to lead … Continue reading Farewell to Glenbow from Outgoing President & CEO Donna Livingstone

Interview: Dr. Ilya Parkins — Fashion, Feminism and Christian Dior

Join Dr. Ilya Parkins In Conversation at Glenbow on Thursday, May 16 at 7pm. Tickets available HERE. When Christian Dior presented his debut collection in 1947, his "New Look" took the world by storm. That part of the official narrative has long been established. However, a key characteristic of storms is turbulence. While the "New … Continue reading Interview: Dr. Ilya Parkins — Fashion, Feminism and Christian Dior