Designing Sybil

Last week, Glenbow said farewell to exhibition designer Stephen Dundas-Smith, who retired after more than three decades of service to the museum. Stephen originally came to Glenbow as an intern in 1986 to work on the development of The Spirit Sings exhibition, which opened in 1988. Since that time, his indelible touch has affected every … Continue reading Designing Sybil

Becoming Dior: Behind the Scenes at Glenbow

Bringing in and mounting a travelling exhibition always makes for an exciting time here at Glenbow. We always look forward to the opportunity to meet colleagues from around the world as they come to Calgary to work with our team during the installation process. We thought you might enjoy meeting a few of the people … Continue reading Becoming Dior: Behind the Scenes at Glenbow

Dior by the Numbers

Hosting an exhibition like Christian Dior requires a lot of (often delicate) moving parts to be packed (and unpacked), transported, inspected, mounted and lit in an exceptionally tight time frame. Hats off to the dedicated production teams at Glenbow and the Royal Ontario Museum who make all the magic happen. We thought you might be … Continue reading Dior by the Numbers

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