A Vivian Maier Primer

When Vivian Maier's cache of photographs was discovered in 2007, a door was opened onto a fascinating art world mystery that has continued to twist and evolve, unspooling new threads even now, well over a decade later. Beyond the core story – Vivian Maier was an extremely private woman who shot thousands of masterful photographs … Continue reading A Vivian Maier Primer

Winter 2020 Exhibitions Preview, Pt. 2

Although our Winter 2020 exhibition season officially kicks off on February 8, that's not the end of our new offerings. We've dug deep into our collections, collaborated with some amazing individuals and institutions, and have come up with a full slate of shows that will open throughout February and March. Come discover the stories only … Continue reading Winter 2020 Exhibitions Preview, Pt. 2

Talking Sybil. Seeing Sybil.

Sybil Andrews: Art & Life curator Dr. Hana Leaper discusses how the exhibition celebrates the complexity of this amazing artist and remarkable person. Based in London, UK, Dr. Leaper's wider research interests include the Grosvenor School of linocut artists, twentieth century exhibiting histories and artists’ networks, and theories of an artistic middlebrow.  She is the … Continue reading Talking Sybil. Seeing Sybil.

The Pulse of Calgary Art: One New Work

Fibre art, photography, printmaking, sculpture and installations… Name a contemporary art media and chances are it’s been featured in Glenbow’s ongoing One New Work series, the brainchild of curator Nancy Tousley. Now in its tenth iteration with Nicole Kelly Westman: Pastoral | Calamity, One New Work showcases the wide gamut of practices emanating from a … Continue reading The Pulse of Calgary Art: One New Work

Winter 2020 Exhibitions Preview, Pt I

February is for photography! It's become an annual tradition at Glenbow to kick off the year with a great photo exhibition as we align with the annual Exposure Photography Festival, and this coming year is no exception. We're thrilled to bring you Vivian Maier: In Her Own Hands, chock full of stunning images by one … Continue reading Winter 2020 Exhibitions Preview, Pt I