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130 9th Ave SE

Calgary, AB


HOURS: tue-thu 9am-5pm; fri 9am-8pm; 9am-5pm; sun 12pm-5pm.

ADMISSION: adults $16, seniors & students $11, youth (7-17) $10, family (2 adults & 4 youth) $40, children under 6 free, members free. First Thursday free from 5pm-9pm.

Opening Feb 8 Vivian Maier: In Her Own Hands features over 100 revealing photographs of American city life in the 1950s, 60s and 70s, as captured by one of the most enigmatic figures of twentieth century photography. Maxwell Bates: The In Crowd brings together a grouping of paintings that have previously never been seen together. These works depict the vibrant, tense and often exaggerated social situations found at parties, restaurant outings and gallery openings.

Opening Feb 22 Dynamic Connections: Threads of Living Memory. Drawing on Glenbow’s Inuit textiles collection and loans from across Canada, objects and artworks are manifestations of the dynamic connections between the makers, the viewers, the land, the spirit world and future generations of memory makers.

Opening Mar 7 Metamorphosis: Contemporary Canadian Portraits explores themes of transformation over time whether through mortality, renewal or commemoration.


At Glenbow, history buffs, art lovers and pop culture fanatics can all find something inspiring. Our collection boasts over a million artifacts and some 30,000 works of art, making Glenbow one of the largest museums in Canada. Visitors can explore fascinating historical galleries and exhibitions of art and culture from around the world.

Glenbow is conveniently located in downtown Calgary on Stephen Avenue Mall, just steps from the Calgary Tower and one block away from the C-Train LRT line.

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