Personal Collecting and Research

Artifact Appraisals

Glenbow Museum is a non-profit public institution and does not provide appraisal and authentication services. For such expertise, we suggest you check in the Yellow Pages under Art Galleries and Dealers, Art Consultants, and Appraisers. Or, you can contact a member of the Art Dealers Association of Canada

Donations to the Collections

Our museum, art, library, and archives collections have specific collecting priorities and procedures. View Glenbow Donation Guidelines

Calgary Flood 2013

View the PDF on protecting and salvaging collections in an emergency.

Research Downtown

City Hall, ca. 1910s Glenbow Archives 1604-40

The Heritage Triangle
The Heritage Triangle is the Glenbow Library and Archives, the Calgary Public Library and The City of Calgary. We collect and preserve Calgary's heritage and ensure it is accessible to you.

For locations, hours and a map, download the Heritage Triangle PDF brochure.

PDF Heritage Triangle brochure [648 kb]

Image: City Hall, [ca. 1910s]. City Hall with the old Police Station in the rear. The City Archives now occupies the gap between these two buildings. The Police Station was demolished to build the Civic Administration Building that now houses the City Archives.


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