21st Century Learning: Links to Our Collection

Supported by:
RBC Foundation

This project was funded in part by the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation.

Contemporary Art and Ideas: Sharing Viewpoints

Contemporary art can sometimes be puzzling. This education module gives teachers and students various questioning strategies around looking critically and understanding contemporary art.

Aganetha Dyck, Sizes 8-46, 1976-1981, Collection of Glenbow Museum, 2007.062.003 A-H

Aganetha Dyck, Sizes 8-46, 1976-1981
Collection of Glenbow Museum,
2007.062.003 A-H


This educator's package presents the traditional way of life of the Coast Salish people. The information encourages students to examine artifacts from the Glenbow Museum's collection and connects them to other cultures, communities and environments from within Canada.

2007.117.018-D.Coupland-Green Soldier No 1-View B
Douglas Coupland, Green Soldier No. 1, 2001, Collection of Glenbow Museum, 2007.117.018
2008.122.001-T.Scherman-The New Boss
Tony Scherman, The New Boss, 1996-97, Collection of Glenbow Museum, 2008.122.001
2007.047.001-V.Cicansky-The Creation of Corn and Tomates
Victor Cicansky, The Creation of Corn and Tomatoes, 1993,
Collection of Glenbow Museum, 2007.047.001 A-C

For each package our team of curators and educators have selected additional artworks and artifacts from our online collection database that can be used in conjunction with the teacher's guide and lesson plan.

You can access all of the objects that were selected for this package by clicking here.

Included in this guide are:

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