Slideshow: Moments in Dior

Over the past 105 days that the Christian Dior exhibition has been at Glenbow, we've seen some record-breaking attendance as visitors came out in full force to enjoy Calgary's first major fashion exhibition. We've loved seeing your reactions to the exhibition and have gathered a few of our favourite moments. As you can see, expressions … Continue reading Slideshow: Moments in Dior

Svetlana Lloyd: The Face of Dior

If you've paid a visit to Glenbow in the months since the Christian Dior exhibition opened, you’re likely quite familiar with Svetlana Lloyd, whose visage greets visitors coming in from both the 8th and 9th Avenue entrances to the museum. This image of Lloyd, famously taken by photographer William Klein in 1957, has also appeared … Continue reading Svetlana Lloyd: The Face of Dior

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

Join Dr. Ilya Parkins In Conversation at Glenbow on Thursday, May 16 at 7pm. Tickets available HERE. 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 … Continue reading Interview: Dr. Ilya Parkins — Fashion, Feminism and Christian Dior

Dior Perfumes Video Tour

From the beginning, perfume was a part of the Dior brand. When the House of Dior opened in 1947, its salons were scented with Miss Dior, the company’s first fragrance. During the installation of our Christian Dior exhibition, Vincent Leret, Patrimony Project Manager for Christian Dior Parfums, came to Glenbow to personally oversee the preparation of … Continue reading Dior Perfumes Video Tour

What We’re Reading

From the bizarre to the inspired, the local to the international and the little-read to the viral, here are some of the art and culture news stories that we’re reading right now. Christian Dior at Glenbow News First 10 years of Christian Dior’s fashions on display at Glenbow – CTV – read or watch Glenbow … Continue reading What We’re Reading