ARC Discovery Room
The ARC Discovery Room is the perfect place for visitors of all ages to enjoy hands-on art activities and explore the ideas in Glenbow exhibitions. The ARC Discovery Room is open daily during museum hours but may be reserved for private groups and school bookings on weekdays. Please call ahead to inquire about availability.
October 17, 2015 - January 31, 2016
Fashion Plate Sketches
Be inspired by the incredible windows in Kaleidoscopic Animalia and try your hand at creating a fashion design of your own. Use tracing paper and pencil crayons to sketch an outfit and colour in the patterns of your choice. We’ll provide the templates, you bring the creativity and fierceness.
Try your hand at acrylic painting with this fun activity inspired by Road Trips & Other Diversions.Use our templates of houses, grain elevators and buildings to paint a place that means something to you. Be sure to check out David Thauberger’s architectural paintings for ideas on colour and structure.
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!
The Urban Exposure Project at Glenbow
October 24, 2015 - February 13, 2016
Glenbow has partnered with The United Way to exhibit selections from their community based initiative, The Urban Exposure Project. Local photographers have captured some amazing scenes of inner city Calgary, and we’ll be displaying a selection of photos in the Discovery Room this season to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United Way organization. Join us for a small opening event on the afternoon of October 25, drop-ins welcome!