Walking on the Edge
September 22, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017
Bill Viola is an internationally recognized contemporary artist whose pioneering work with immersive installations, video projections and sound environments focuses on fundamental human experiences such as birth, death and aspects of consciousness. Walking on the Edge represents the inevitable separation of father and son as they take separate paths in their life's journey. The Performing the Landscape exhibition presents work by 13 International artists who challenge traditional ideas about landscape art by using the moving image and creating performance-based work.
Glenbow At 50:
A pop-up exhibition of 50 extraordinary works of art
October 1 - 5, 2016
Saturday & Sunday: 9am-5pm
Monday- Wednesday: 9am-9pm
50 cent general admission, children 6 and under free
Come one, come all! Witness, for a brief moment in time: the important, the impressive, the unexpected. great works selected from a deep dive into Glenbow's vast and diverse collection of art. For 50 cents admission, for five days only, we invite Calgarians to explore a special exhibition of 50 artworks - selected from over 30,000 items - that represent the scope and scale of Glenbow's art collection.
Power in Pictures: The Outside Circle and the Impact of the Graphic Novel
June 18 - Spring 2017
The Power in Pictures exhibition is the culmination of a series of workshops hosted at Glenbow that connected young people from USAY (Urban Society of Aboriginal Youth) with artist Kelly Mellings, illustrator of the graphic novel The Outside Circle by Patti LaBoucane-Benson. Participants were encouraged to tap into their own creativity to create comics and masks that drew on their own experiences to tell a story. A shared and collaborative space, the gallery features the art created by the USAY participants hung alongside that of the artist who taught them, creating a space where complex feelings and experiences are explored through art.