Opening Weekend
Prudence Heward’s At the Theatre | Photo: Christine Guest, courtesy of Glenbow

Opening Weekend

Glenbow celebrates new shows with launch party and sleepover

Amy Jo Espetveidt

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Celebrate an exciting new season of exhibitions at Glenbow with a weekend of art parties, talks and sleepovers.

This week sees the opening of three exhibitions—1920s Modernism in Montreal: The Beaver Hall Group, Rough Country: The Strangely Familiar in mid-20th Century Alberta Art and, in the One New Work series, M.N. Hutchinson: The Last Longest Day. Each one is well worth exploring but if you’re looking for something a little special, Glenbow has you covered with a great weekend of special programming.

Launch Party

October 21, 2016, 7:30 – 10:00pm
Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)
Admission by donation, cash bar

To mark the opening of the three new exhibitions, Glenbow is taking inspiration from the roaring 20s and throwing an extravagant art party. Expect signature cocktails, live music by Calgary’s cross-cultural jazz phenomenon, Yolanda Sargent, and a DJ set by Myke Atkinson. All are welcome.

In Conversation: The Beaver Hall Group

October 22, 2016, 1:00pm
Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)
General admission $12, members $10

Join Jacques de Rochers, curator of 1920s Modernism in Montreal: The Beaver Hall Group, and Glenbow Vice President of Access, Collections and Exhibitions, Melanie Kjorlien, as they discuss the first major exhibition to explore the work and legacy of the Beaver Hall Group. Call 403.268.4110 to purchase tickets.

Museum After Dark: Family Slumber Party

October 22 & 23, 2016, 6:00pm – 9:00am
Glenbow (130 9th Ave. SE)
General admission $95

Ever wanted to take your family on a slumber party they’ll never forget? This year marks the 50th anniversary of Glenbow Museum and it’s celebrating with a sleepover party accommodating a lucky 50 people. Join in for after-hours fun and night time gallery exploration. Call 403.268.4110 to purchase tickets or email with any inquires.