Past Exhibitions - 2011-2012

In addition to our permanent art and artifact displays, Glenbow maintains an active exhibition program throughout the year. Exhibitions are often drawn from our
collections. We also host travelling exhibitions from museums and art galleries around the world.

January 18 - May 6, 2012

Laurie Anderson: The Gray Rabbit

Laurie AndersonThrough this autobiographical video installation - where dreamlike and heavily processed images shift on a transient landscape - Anderson re-explores her memories of a pivotal childhood event, realizing that what she remembers and what she recounts to people is a "cleansed" version of the tale … what is palatable for her to remember.

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January 21 - May 6, 2012

Edward Burtynsky: Encounters Nickel Tailings No. 30, Sudbury, Ontario, 1996, Collection of Glenbow Museum
Inspired by Edward Burtynsky's view that his images can "function as reflecting pools of our times" we wondered what meaning Canadians would find in this photographer's masterfully composed images. For this exhibition, 30 Canadians, representing diverse views and life perspectives, each chose a work by Burtynsky.
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January 21 - May 6, 2012


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Iain Baxter&, Image © University of Windsor IAIN BAXTER& is recognized internationally as one of Canada's pioneering conceptual artists. In 2005, the Canada Council Molson Prize committee stated that his "highly regarded conceptual installations and projects, as well as his photography, have earned him the label of 'the Marshall McLuhan of the visual arts'."
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January 21 - May 6, 2012

From Our Collections: Inscapes

John Brocke, Aurora, 1989, Collection of Glenbow Museum As part of Glenbow's ongoing From Our Collections series, we are pleased to present Inscapes. This selection of contemporary art from the Glenbow collection explores the idea of interior and imagined landscapes. Read More button


Credit info:
  • Edward Burtynsky, Nickel Tailings #30, Sudbury, Ontario, 1996, Collection of Glenbow Museum
  • Iain Baxter&, Image © University of Windsor
  • John Brocke, Aurora, 1989, Collection of Glenbow Museum


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