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Calgary's Glenbow Museum will show century-old photographs by Geraldine and Douglas Moodie in Nunavut this fall. more

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The Glenbow has appointed Sarah Todd as its art curator. more

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Calgary-based artist Gwenessa Lam’s powerful new work considers how digital technologies are shifting our perceptions of truth and reality. more

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A major retrospective about Alberta artist Alex Janvier organized by the National Gallery of Canada opens June 16 at Calgary's Glenbow Museum. more

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Calgary artist Ron (Gyo-Zo) Spickett passed away April 28, 2018, at the age of 92. more

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A box of 6,500 photographs, forgotten for half a century, was found in a storage room at Frida Kahlo's house in Mexico. more

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For the first time in this country, visitors will be able to see a treasure trove of images previously locked away in the Kahlo estate archives for more than 50 years. more

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Glenbow has announced the induction of acclaimed writer and professor Aritha van Herk, George Bezaire, past Chair, Glenbow Board of Governors, and award-winning senior Calgary photographer George Webber as Fellows of the Glenbow-Alberta Institute. more

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Beautiful and gentle, but with a political pulse like a metronome, the "Black Gold Tapestry" is contemporary fine craft based on a medieval masterpiece. more

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An exhibition that explores Canada's love affair with the canoe through art is on view at the Glenbow. more

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Miss Chief Eagle Testickle usually struts across Kent Monkman’s canvases in her spike heels fearlessly battling – and ravishing – cowboys, settlers and Mounties. more

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"Artefacts: Contemporary Moving Images Adad Hannah: The Raft of the Medusa (Saint-Louis)" the first of three-part exhibition series on at Glenbow until May 22, 2017. more

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When Geraldine Moodie created a 1906 portrait of several Inuit mothers with their offspring, including two naked babies, her camera captured an atmosphere of maternal ease and warmth. more

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As the shortest day of the year arrives, visitors to the Glenbow Museum in Calgary can contemplate the longest via a fascinating project by M.N. Hutchinson. more

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Bill Viola, "Walking on the Edge," 2012

Courtesy of Bill Viola Studio and James Cohan Gallery, New York.

Fusi says he knew the artists and their work before moving this year to Calgary, but once confronted with Alberta’s landscape and art history, connected the contemporaneous tendencies in how they address landscape and art. And so the show was born. more

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Library and Archives Canada is pleased to announce that portraits and artworks from its collection will be on display in Calgary as of 2018. more

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Prudence Heward, "At the Theatre," 1928

MMFA, purchase, Horsley and Annie Townsend Bequest, Photo: MMFA, Christine Guest

It’s taken almost a century, but some of Montreal’s best-known Jazz Age paintings are finally travelling west this fall as the Glenbow Museum in Calgary exhibits the touring show 1920s Modernism in Montreal: The Beaver Hall Group. more

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Five local galleries revisit the landscape tradition through the lens of the moving image from September 22 until November 12. more

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RFM McInnis "The Demise of Seventeenth Avenue" (detail) 1979

Collection of Glenbow

Painted from life, one figure at a time, it depicted 60 of the noted artists, dealers, framers, and patrons of the time, in multiple panels totaling 12 metres. more

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Glenbow New Acquisitions

Photo by Richard White

Our Everyday Tourist blogger Richard White riffs on the merits of Glenbow's Free First Thursdays program. Spoiler: he likes it... a lot. more

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