Description provided by Editors
Western Canada’s largest museum, with 20 galleries. There are permanent exhibitions on western North American art, sculptures from Asia, the history of Southern Alberta, the history of the Blackfoot people, indigenous cultures, mineralogy, West African achievement, and warriors. Exhibition galleries: Tue – Sat 9 am – 5 pm; Sun 12 pm – 5 pm; Closed Mon. Library and archives: Tue – Thu, 10 am – 4:30 pm. Closed Fri – Mon. Museum shop: Tues – Sat, 10 am – 5:30 pm, Sun 12 pm – 5:30 pm. Closed Mon. Admission: $16 adult, $11 seniors, $11 student, $10 youth (ages 7-17), $40 family (up to 2 adults and 4 youth), children six and under free. Free admission 5 – 9 pm on the first Thursday of every month.
Description provided by Establishment
Glenbow is western Canada's largest museum, with over 93,000 square feet of exhibition space spreading over three floors. More than 20 galleries are filled with artifacts from Glenbow's collection of over a million objects.
The art collection contains some 28,000 works which date primarily from the 19th century to the present. Glenbow acquires historical, modern and contemporary works from the northwest quadrant of North America, focussing on the representation of this region and its place in western Canada.