Glenbow Galleries

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Second Floor

Experience Art
Explore a huge variety of texture, colour and ideas in our second floor galleries. You'll find exhibitions of national and international art alongside with artworks created and curated here in Calgary.

Feature Exhibitions
Glenbow is never the same place twice. In our feature exhibition galleries, you'll find intriguing shows of contemporary, modern and historic art, pop culture and the art of making. These exhibitions change three times a year.

Highlights From Glenbow's Collection
In these galleries, you'll see an intriguing selection of art that represents the variety and diversity of the over 33,000 artworks in Glenbow's collection.

Discovery Room
Inspired by what you've seen at Glenbow? Visitors of all ages are invited to explore their own creativity in the Discovery Room.

Third Floor

Explore Southern Alberta History & Culture
There are many voices and perspectives represented in these galleries. These people and events have influenced contemporary life in this part of the world.

Experience Alberta's history through the lives of some of the fascinating people who shaped this province with their ingenuity, ambition and adventurous spirit.

New Sun Gallery
Enjoy a glimpse into the traditional cultures of Canada's First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities.

Niitsitapiisinni: Our Way Of Life
You are in Treaty Seven territory. In this exhibition, you'll learn about the history, traditions and values of the Blackfoot people from their own perspective.

Fourth Floor

Discover Stories from Around the World
Just like a work of art, an everyday object can tell a story about how it was made, who used it and the cultural values it represents.

You'll encounter stories of courage, cunning and sacrifice from past and present cultures, including First Nations of the Plains, Maoris, Samurai, Medieval Europeans, the Canadian Military.

Portrait Gallery
Glenbow is hosting a series of exhibitions drawn from the country's largest collection of portraits at Library & Archives Canada, in Ottawa.

Marvel at the colourful, the ancient and the bizarre - these geological treasures will leave you amazed.

West Africa Gallery
Myths, legends and stories of everyday life intertwine in the West African Gallery with art and cultural material from Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali and Nigeria.

130 9th Ave S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 0P3

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 8pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm


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