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

The Eagle Has Landed

Earlier this week local history buff Alan Zakrison posted an interesting tidbit about a long-gone landmark -- a large metal eagle statue that spent decades perched on top of a building at 10 Avenue and 4 Street SW. The post triggered a discussion among Alan's followers as to the current whereabouts of "Abe," aka "Old … Continue reading The Eagle Has Landed

An Open Letter to Glenbow Members from President and CEO Donna Livingstone

The process to physically move Glenbow’s expansive Library and Archives collections has begun, and I can’t think of a better team than the staff from Glenbow and the University of Calgary working together to oversee the challenge of moving millions of records, books, photographs, maps, diaries, journals and business files as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Thinking Big – A Transformative Collaboration

In collaboration with the University of Calgary, we are excited to announce the creation of the Glenbow Western Research Centre, which will expand the impact of an incredible resource: Glenbow's beloved Library and Archives. At Glenbow we are always seeking new and innovative ways to increase the accessibility and relevance of our incredible collections. The … Continue reading Thinking Big – A Transformative Collaboration