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
For many, the holiday season means time with the family, which makes Glenbow an ideal destination over the Christmas break. With over 90,000 square feet chock full of art and history, we guarantee that you and your crew will never get bored. If anything, you might be left wondering where to start. Here are a … Continue reading Family Fun: Must-Sees-and-Dos at Glenbow
Although our Winter 2020 exhibition season officially kicked off on February 8, that wasn't 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
The clock is ticking closer to the holiday break and that has us dreaming about what we are going to do with all of our newfound time. Topping our list is all the BOOKS we will finally be able to sit down and read. Did you know Glenbow's Shop carries a tightly curated selection of … Continue reading Ten Books to Enjoy this Holiday Season
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.