Glenbow From Home

While the museum may be temporarily closed, we still want to create opportunities for you to experience art outside of Glenbow’s walls. We know art can provide inspiration, beauty and, most importantly, a sense of connection to the people and world around us. We also know that having access to art and culture is an … Continue reading Glenbow From Home

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

Fashion Illustration Comes to Life

The House of Dior has a long history of working with artists and illustrators to represent the fantasy, beauty and desire of the fashions, perfumes and accessories in the brand’s advertisements. Inspired by this history, and by Christian Dior’s own fashion illustrations, we approached Calgary fashion illustrator Rachael Meckling to help us evoke the spirit … Continue reading Fashion Illustration Comes to Life