Upcoming Exhibitions

David Altmejd: The Vessel

March 4 - May 22, 2017

Organized by the National Gallery of Canada

Internationally renowned artist David Altmejd’s enormous crystalline sculpture seems to depict an elaborate act of creation caught in a suspended animation of simultaneous formation and disintegration.

Warhol Wayne Gretzky 1983

Canadian Stories: The View From Here

March 4 - May 22, 2017

Organized by Glenbow

In response to Canada 150, this exhibition uses historical, modern and contemporary art from Glenbow’s collection to explore iconic Canadian themes from a western perspective.

Recent Acquisitions

March 4 - May 22, 2017

Learn the stories behind the fascinating artworks and objects that were added to Glenbow’s collection in 2016.


Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience

June 17 – September 10, 2017

Organized by the University of Toronto Art Centre
A project by Kent Monkman

Kent Monkman's new, large scale project addresses Canada’s Sesquicentennial in 2017. The exhibition takes the viewer on a journey through 300 years of Canada’s history, narrating a story of Canada through the lens of First Nations' resilience.

Geraldine Moodie, Inuit women and children at summer camp, Fullerton Harbour, Nunavut, August 1906 (detail), Collection of Glenbow; David Altmejd, The Vessel (installation view), 2011, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Photo NGC; Andy Warhol, Wayne Gretzky, 1983, Collection of Glenbow; Katie Ohe, Janet’s Crown, 2001, Collection of Glenbow; Kent Monkman, Reincarceration, 2013, Collection of Glenbow

Glenbow offers a range of special exhibitions each year welcoming the best of international travelling exhibitions as well as drawing from our extensive collections. Explore our Permanent Exhibitions available all year 'round.

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