Jingle Dance Detectives

During the exhibition planning process for One New Work: Tamara Lee-Anne Cardinal: Feet on the Ground, curator Nancy Tousley found a circa-1960s photograph online depicting four First Nations women performing a Jingle Dress Dance Wishing to include the photo to provide historical context to the items in the exhibition, Nancy asked us if we could … Continue reading Jingle Dance Detectives

Meet the Curator: Sarah Todd

This past September, Glenbow had the pleasure of announcing the appointment of Sarah Todd as our new Art Curator. Prior to this position, Sarah, who has a wealth of curatorial experience across Canada, had served as Glenbow’s Adult Programming Coordinator, introducing such successful events as our Art Baby Tours and the Salon Series. She also … Continue reading Meet the Curator: Sarah Todd

A Personal Journey Through the Solar System

The exhibition Cosmos: Gathie Falk, Margaret Nazon and Erik Olson, takes us on a journey through space through the work of three contemporary Canadian artists. In this post, Calgary-born, Düsseldorf-based painter Erik Olson describes the inspiration and approach to his cosmic art, and takes us on a quick tour of our nearest neighbours in space, the … Continue reading A Personal Journey Through the Solar System

Polar Perspective: James Kuptana’s Arctic

On his first encounter with the artworks and artifacts in The Arctic: Real and Imagined Views from the Nineteenth Century, James Kuptana, an Indigenization Strategy Specialist at Bow Valley College who worked on the exhibition as a guest cultural consultant, says he “immediately thought of both sides of my family.” The exhibition examines the Northern … Continue reading Polar Perspective: James Kuptana’s Arctic

Dior & So Much More! Glenbow Winter 2019

Glamour and elegance; sublime lines and exquisite contours; the hottest of the haute: such are the defining characteristics of Glenbow’s Winter 2019 Exhibition Season as we proudly present the Royal Ontario Museum’s hit exhibition, Christian Dior – the first major, international fashion exhibition to ever open in Calgary. But that’s not all: we’re excited to … Continue reading Dior & So Much More! Glenbow Winter 2019