A Fine Line: Glenbow’s Official Sybil Andrews Merchandise

If there were ever a Glenbow-produced exhibition that readily lent itself to the a line of cool, stylish products, it's Sybil Andrews: Art & Life. The English-Canadian artist's lino-cut prints are distinctive in their use of eye-catching colours and dynamic, Modernist lines."It was inspiring," say Glenbow graphic design coordinator Nancy MacEachern, who led the development … Continue reading A Fine Line: Glenbow’s Official Sybil Andrews Merchandise

Glenbow Gift Guide – Staff Picks

The Glenbow Shop is a tightly curated collection of unique and often locally made items that are smart, fresh and elegant — everything from jewelry, home décor, toys, accessories to textiles and even electronics. For those who like to indulge equally in culture and commerce, a museum shop is the place to be!. We asked … Continue reading Glenbow Gift Guide – Staff Picks

Remembering Jeffrey Spalding (1951-2019)

The Canadian arts community lost a vibrant and tireless champion on October 14 with the passing of Jeffrey Spalding. An internationally renowned painter, curator, writer, teacher and director, Spalding was an important advocate for Canadian art and artists for over 40 years. Renowned for his tenacity and vision, Spalding served as director and/or chief curator … Continue reading Remembering Jeffrey Spalding (1951-2019)

Curator Q + A: Dr. Hana Leaper on Sybil Andrews

UK-based Dr. Hana Leaper, curator of the Glenbow exhibition Sybil Andrews: Art & Life, shares a Canadian west coast connection with the subject of her curatorial and scholarly endeavours. In fact, it was while visiting family on Quadra Island in B.C. that Leaper first learned about this exhibition's titular artist. Sybil Andrews immigrated from her … Continue reading Curator Q + A: Dr. Hana Leaper on Sybil Andrews

An Artful Legacy – Warren Schmitke’s Gift to Glenbow

Items from Warren Schmitke's collection Warren Schmitke had a passion for museums. An avid world traveler and collector, he visited museums and galleries wherever he went; places like Turkey, Croatia, Northern Europe, Afghanistan, Australia, Russia and Burma (now Myanmar). As he travelled, Schmitke amassed a collection of objects, artworks and mementos, all of which he … Continue reading An Artful Legacy – Warren Schmitke’s Gift to Glenbow