Discovery Room

Kids doing crafts at the Sleepover Slumber Party at Glenbow

Inspired by what you've seen at Glenbow? Visitors of all ages are invited to explore their own creativity and make cool stuff in the Discovery Room. It's open daily during museum hours but may be reserved for private groups and school bookings on weekdays.

Discovery Room Programs
February 3 - May 21, 2018

Frida Memes

"Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?" Artist Frida Kahlo is known for her eclectic personality as much as her artwork. Use a variety of materials to decorate a reimagined portrait of Frida and stencil one of her famous quotes as a caption. Explore her intimate photographs in Frida Kahlo: Her Photos for inspiration.

Spool Knitting

Learn the basic principles of knitting and yarn work using this simple tool to create a narrow tube of fabric. Get creative and make patches, decorative shapes and bracelets from your knitted cord! Be sure to visit The Black Gold Tapestry and Eye of the Needle for inspiration from the intricate needlework and embroidery on exhibition.

Explorations in Art

Put on your exploration cap and follow the clues in the latest versions of our art scavenger hunt. We have many new galleries to explore, so take your pick! Return your completed sheet to the Discovery Room for a prize. Fun for the whole family!

Self Portrait Snapshots

March 17, March 24, April 21 & April 28
1-3pm, Second Floor Lobby
Drop-in, Free with admission

Visit our photo booth on the second floor at the Frida Kahlo neon sign to have your instant portrait taken with some fun props! Keep your printed snapshot to take home, and maybe stop by the Discovery Room to decorate it!

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