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

Decoding Dior’s Delphine

“Linings: These are very important in the modern way of making clothes. What is inside is sometimes more important than what appears!” - Christian Dior, Talking about Fashion (1954) We've been in love with Delphine from the moment that technicians from the Royal Ontario Museum opened the crate in which she was transported to Glenbow … Continue reading Decoding Dior’s Delphine

Art News Roundup — April 18, 2019

The terrible news from Paris this week dominated headlines, of course. Thankfully many of the artistic treasures from the iconic structure have been saved and are being housed at the Louvre - read. This National Geographic segment describes the laser technology used in 2015 to recreate a 3-D scan of Notre Dame. Now, it could … Continue reading Art News Roundup — April 18, 2019

Artist Interview: Meryl McMaster

Meryl McMaster’s powerful photographic explorations of identity and representation have seen the artist’s star steadily ascend within the contemporary art world. The Globe and Mail writes that “There's a mythic quality to McMaster's images, but they also show the burden of history…,” while CBC Arts describes her work as “…a striking collection of contemporary photography … Continue reading Artist Interview: Meryl McMaster