21st Century Learning: Links to Our Collection

This project was funded in part by the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation
Engaging in culture and art through primary sources.

Welcome to 21st Century Learning - Links to Our Collection. These online modules and supplemental education guides were developed to allow access to hundreds of digitized images from Glenbow collections.

We hope to extend our vision of "More people, interacting with art, culture and ideas more often."


AA-2182-Frog Bowl-View B

The Coast Salish: Connecting Art, Environment and Tradition
with historical photos and artifacts students examine a culture whose traditions continue to live on and thrive.

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Aganetha Dyck, Sizes 8-46, 1976-1981, Collection of Glenbow Museum, 2007.062.003 A-H Contemporary Art and Ideas: Sharing Viewpoints What is contemporary art? This package looks at the question and gives students tools to constructively appreciate art.
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Roger Crait, Give a Man a Fish, 2004, Collection of Glenbow Museum, 2008.113.001 A-B Honouring Tradition: Reframing Native Art
Students will explore how age old traditions can be modified to fit into our contemporary world.

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Gloves, Nehiwyan, mid 20th century, Collection of Glenbow Museum, AP 2252 A-B Nehiwayak: Traditions of the Cree People
Discover the Crees traditional ways of life, beliefs, artwork and unique culture.

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Royal North-West Mounted Police Cowboy Hat, ca. 1905, Collection of Glenbow Museum, C-652 The North-West Mounted Police: Policing the West
Discover the captivating stories and authentic artifacts from the soldiers of the North-West Mounted Police.

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Place: Transformation and Change
Using art as a subject matter, students will recognize the concept transformation and evolution through time.

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From top to bottom: "Tyee" a.k.a. Floyd Joseph, Frog Bowl, 2003, Collection of Glenbow Museum, AA 2182; Aganetha Dyck, Sizes 8-46, 1976-1981, Collection of Glenbow Museum, 2007.062.003 A-H; George Littlechild, Cross Cultural Examination #2, 2007, Collection of Glenbow Museum, 2008.111.001 or Frederick R. McDonald, After, Before the Pain, 1995-96, Collection of Glenbow Museum, 2007.005.001; Gloves, Nehiwyan, mid 20th century, Collection of Glenbow Museum, AP 2252 A-B; Royal North-West Mounted Police Cowboy Hat, ca. 1905, Collection of Glenbow Museum, C-652; Catherine Ross, Stella Mere, 1996-99, Collection of Glenbow Museum, 2008.120.001

Copyright to this resource is held by the Glenbow-Alberta Institute (Glenbow Museum) and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be downloaded, reproduced, or distributed without first acquiring permission from the appropriate collecting area. Please contact the Collection Technician assigned to the area.

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