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

An Art News Roundup – April 4, 2019

Artists whose work is in Glenbow's collection have been making the news this month: Kent Monkman has been commissioned to create new work for the Metropolitan Museum in New York; Alex Janvier's latest public artwork was unveiled at the Alberta Legislature; A tribute to the late Joe Fafard; and we learn a few fascinating things … Continue reading An Art News Roundup – April 4, 2019

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