Talks & Tours

Sunday, February 1

In Conversation: Denise Markonish
2pm
Members $10/General $12
Join Oh, Canada curator Denise Markonish and art critic and curator Nancy Tousley for a discussion on the largest survey of contemporary Canadian art ever produced outside of this country.

Thursday, February 12

Behind the Scenes Tour: The History of Photography
5:45pm
Members $12/General $15
Calling all photography nerds! Explore Glenbow's collection of nineteenth century photos and vintage film gear. SPACE IS LIMITED: CALL 403 268 4110 FOR TICKETS.

Friday, February 13

In Conversation: Geoffrey James
7pm
Members $10/General $12
Canadian photographer Geoffrey James gives insight into the process behind his Inside Kingston Penitentiary and Lethbridge projects. Reception and exhibition viewing to follow talk.

Thursday , February 19

Behind the Scenes: Oh, Canada - Folk art
12pm - 1:15pm
Members $12/General $15
Join Katherine Ylitalo behind-the-scenes at Glenbow's to discover folk art celebrating various regions of Canada, from sculpture to paintings and drawings.

Friday, February 20

Behind the Scenes Tour: Oh, Canada - Folk Art
6pm
Members $12/General $15
Join Katherine Ylitalo behind-the-scenes at Glenbow's to discover folk art celebrating various regions of Canada, from sculpture to paintings and drawings.

Wednesday, February 25

In Conversation: Sophie Hackett - What is Contemporary in Canadian Photography?
7pm
Members $12/General $15
Sophie Hackett, associate curator of photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario, will discuss the history of Canadian photography, from the 1960s to present. Presented in partnership with Exposure Photography Festival

Thursday, March 5

Out for Lunch Tour: Oh, Canada - Popular Culture, Parody and Humour
12pm
Members Free/General $5
Join guest curator Katherine Ylitalo on a tour of works within the Oh, Canada exhibition that engage audiences with humour.

Thursday, March 19

Out for Lunch Tour: Oh, Canada - A Dialogue with Painting
12pm
Members Free/General $5
Join guest curator Katherine Ylitalo on a tour of Oh, Canada that focuses on contemporary Canadian painters.

Thursday, March 19

Wordfest Oh, Canada Book Club: Lorna Crozier
7pm
MEMBERS $10/GENERAL $12
Join renowned Canadian poet Lorna Crozier for a reading and discussion of her book The Book of Marvels: A Compendium of Everyday Things.

Thursday, March 26

Behind the Scenes: Oh, Canada - Backstory
12 - 1:15pm
Members $12/General $15
Guest curator Katherine Ylitalo will explore Glenbow's Inuit art collection and show how it connects to two of the contemporary artists in the Oh, Canada exhibition, Annie Pootoogook and Shuvinai Ashoona.
SPACE IS LIMITED: CALL 403 268 4110 FOR TICKETS.

Saturday, March 28

Behind the Scenes: Oh, Canada - Backstory
12 - 1:15pm
Members $12/General $15
Guest curator Katherine Ylitalo will explore Glenbow's Inuit art collection and show how it connects to two of the contemporary artists in the Oh, Canada exhibition, Annie Pootoogook and Shuvinai Ashoona.
SPACE IS LIMITED: CALL 403 268 4110 FOR TICKETS.

Thursday, April 2

Out for Lunch Tour: Oh, Canada - Cultural Identity, Nature and the Canadian Landscape
12pm
Members Free/General $5
Join Katherine Ylitalo on a tour of select works within the exhibition, Oh, Canada.

April 13-16

Behind the Scenes Tours: Game of Swords
6pm
Members $12/General $15
Weapons As Displays of Status and Fashion: Inspired by another season of swordplay on Game of Thrones, we explore Glenbow's edged weapons collection - from the time Norman conquests to the 19thcentury. Space is limited - pre-purchase tickets at 403 268 4110.

April 27-30

Behind the Scenes Tours: Game of Swords
6pm
Members $12/General $15
Mercenaries, Rebels and Conquerors: Inspired by another season of swordplay on Game of Thrones, we explore Glenbow's edged weapons collection - from the time Norman conquests to the 19thcentury. Space is limited - pre-purchase tickets at 403 268 4110.


Glenbow talks and tours connect audiences with artists and curators and provide opportunities to explore the ideas and stories behind the exhibitions. Visitors can explore the secrets of the Glenbow vaults and learn about rarely seen art and artifacts, spend their lunch break with a curator or enjoy an unscripted conversation-style talk by a high profile artist, writer or expert.

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