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

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 Look" was celebrated in the pages of the fashion press and society salons, it was met with … Continue reading Interview: Dr. Ilya Parkins — Fashion, Feminism and Christian Dior

The Five Ws with Calgary artist Maya Gohill

WHO (Maya Gohill) Born in Calgary, Maya Gohill completed an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts with a painting emphasis from the University of Calgary, and a MFA in Illustration at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She has many years of teaching experience both here in Calgary at ACAD (now AUArts). Glenbow is … Continue reading The Five Ws with Calgary artist Maya Gohill

Art du Jour: Canoes in a Fog, Lake Superior

Look out for these blue labels beside singular artworks on Saturdays & Sundays to catch your own Art du Jour. Catch a five to ten minute Art du Jour discussion led by our knowledgeable education team. Several of these spontaneous tours will be offered per day on Saturdays and Sundays on the second floor, so … Continue reading Art du Jour: Canoes in a Fog, Lake Superior

Leah Van Loon: Dressing Dior (without Dior)

Update: Join Leah for an intimate and insightful haute couture talk and Dior tour on the evening of March 21st at Glenbow. Click here for more information and tickets. So, you’re going to a party, but not just any party: the hosts have suggested evoking the spirit of Christian Dior, but chances are you don’t … Continue reading Leah Van Loon: Dressing Dior (without Dior)