Sponsorship Opportunities

Glenbow Museum offers a broad range of individual and corporate sponsorship opportunities including permanent and feature exhibitions, education programs, and special events. Glenbow's Development team works closely with each sponsor to design an experience that meets your corporate philanthropic, marketing, and entertainment goals. Glenbow provides a comprehensive recognition and benefits program for each sponsor to assist you in achieving specific corporate marketing objectives, enhance your profile in the community, serve your entertainment needs for clients, and improve employee morale.

Current Opportunities

Fall 2014 Exhibitions

Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art 1775 - 2012

SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 - JANUARY 4, 2015

Organized by Whatcom Museum

Vanishing Ice introduces the rich artistic legacy of the planet's frozen frontiers now threatened by climate change, a phenomenon understood by the public primarily through news of devastating climactic events. The exhibition offers another perspective by providing visitors an opportunity to experience the majesty of sublime landscapes that have inspired artists, writers and naturalists for more than 200 years.

Comprised of 70 works of art, Vanishing Ice will unfold thematically and chronologically, tracing the visual impact of glaciers, icebergs and fields of ice - unique and often fantastic formations - on artists' imaginations.

This exhibition also examines the connections among generations of artists as they sought to understand and interpret the colour, light, and structure of ice. Through these magical landscapes, visitors will be transported to a world of blue-green hues and extraordinary shapes.

Made in Calgary: The 2000s


Organized by Glenbow

The fifth and final installment in Glenbow's groundbreaking survey of regional art, Made in Calgary: The 2000s reflects the energy and diversity of the arts community in the first decade of the twenty-first century.

From Our Collection: Searching for the Northwest Passage

SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 - JANUARY 4, 2015

Organized by Glenbow

The largest multi-disciplinary grouping of materials yet exhibited at Glenbow relating to the adventures, mysteries and tragedies that occurred during the 400-year search for the Northwest Passage.

Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of Residential Schools

OCTOBER 18, 2014 - JANUARY 4, 2015

Where are the Children? draws on archival photographs and original documents to examine and acknowledge the experiences, consequences and impact of Canada's residential school system.


Show Calgary you believe in the importance of Glenbow and that you are committed to ensuring our city is a leader in arts and culture. Partner with us to help present Schmancy - Glenbow's single largest fundraising event. Schmancy is an innovative and entertaining evening of art, culture and ideas inspired by Glenbow's collections and exhibitions. Featured by Maclean's Magazine in 2014 as THE "Power Party" in Western Canada to attend, Schmancy brings over 1,000 guests, 100 staff and volunteers and 50 corporate partners together to experience Glenbow's big night. SCHMANCY has an accessible ticket price and an anticipated audience of 1000 people targeted across a wide demographic (adults 20+). This year's event will take place in February 2015.

Ongoing Programs

Glenbow presents an exciting slate of exhibitions and complementary programs each season. There are also year-round programs designed to increase access and enhance the visitor experience. Some of these ongoing activities and initiatives include:

For more information on giving to Glenbow, please contact:

Christopher Petrik

Director of Development

403 268 4208


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