Talking Sybil. Seeing Sybil.

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.

Discovering the Discovery Room

As we gear up for the swiftly approaching holiday break, readying our galleries for the throngs of families that will soon grace our doors in search of meaningful experiences, we thought to take a closer look at the perfect family destination within Glenbow – the Discovery Room! Located at the top of the stairs on … Continue reading Discovering the Discovery Room

A Fine Line: Glenbow’s Official Sybil Andrews Merchandise

If there were ever a Glenbow-produced exhibition that readily lent itself to the a line of cool, stylish products, it's Sybil Andrews: Art & Life. The English-Canadian artist's lino-cut prints are distinctive in their use of eye-catching colours and dynamic, Modernist lines."It was inspiring," say Glenbow graphic design coordinator Nancy MacEachern, who led the development … Continue reading A Fine Line: Glenbow’s Official Sybil Andrews Merchandise

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

Art News Roundup – October 25, 2019

We opened up our new exhibitions last weekend and had curator Dr. Hana Leaper at Glenbow to talk about the Sybil Andrews: Art & Life exhibition. We were thrilled to see the Calgary Herald cover this major retrospective by this important English-Canadian artist. We recently said goodbye to the optical delights that are the Soundsuits … Continue reading Art News Roundup – October 25, 2019