Summer Youth Programs

Summer Programs at Glenbow

Kids have amazing experiences at Glenbow's Summer Youth Programs!

Groups of five or more kids (maximum 30) are invited to become museum explorers. Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic Museum Educators will create a grand adventure where kids can discover cool facts and ideas about art, culture and history with hands-on activities in Glenbows galleries.

Perfect for groups of summer camps, daycares, birthday parties, home schoolers and eager young learners. Programs can be booked at any time during museum hours; book more than one for a full morning/afternoon experience. Our lunch room can be booked for complimentary use on a first-come, first-served basis.

Booking

Minimum 5 children, maximum 30 children. Programs suitable for children ages 6 and up. Call 403.268.4110 or email bookings@glenbow.org.


Programs for July and August 2019

NEW! Sound Suits and Disguise

Discover the incredible Nick Cave artworks in our feature summer exhibition and explore a dream world of colourful movement and wearable art. Learn how to make rhythmic sounds as you move your body and then design your own disguise in our art studio.

$85 +$6 per person
1 hour 15 minutes
Minimum of 5, maximum of 30

Exploring Canadian Landscapes

View the exquisite artworks from our historical collection to discover how artists explored our nation and shared their adventures with the world. Write an imaginary postcard from these beautiful places and then move into our art studio to add colourful illustrations to your words.

$85 + $6 per person
1 hour 15 minutes
Minimum of 5, maximum of 30

Calgary in the Making

Join us on a hands-on exploration of artifacts used by farmers, ranchers, and the Northwest Mounted Police as we discover the history of Calgary. See what our city looked like before the skyscrapers and imagine farm life as we explore Glenbow's Mavericks galleries. Complete your experience by designing your own branding iron symbol!

$75 + $6 per person
1 hour 15 minutes
Minimum of 5, maximum of 30

Welcome, Newcomers!

Imagine yourself as a 19th century immigrant to Canada and rummage through the suitcases of people who came to Alberta to find out how and why peoples of varied ancestry made Alberta their home and discover these 'newcomers' experiences in Glenbow's Mavericks gallery.

$75 + $6 per person
1 hour 15 minutes
Minimum of 5, maximum of 30

Minerals Rock!

Join us on a hands-on exploration of rocks and minerals. Specific areas of focus include streak, lustre, texture, hardness and crystal shapes as well as current and historical uses of minerals. Finish your analysis with a treasure hunt in our Minerals gallery!

$75 + $6 per person
1 hour 15 minutes
Minimum of 5, maximum of 30

Knights of Glenbow

Do you have what it takes to become a medieval knight? Travel back in time and experience this exciting era in our Warriors gallery. Hear the stories, learn sword fighting moves, try on armour and see if you have what it takes to become a Knight of the Glenbow.

$75 + $6 per person
1 hour 15 minutes
Minimum of 5, maximum of 30

Artifact Explorers

Join a Museum Educator as you discover treasures from Glenbow Museum's collection of artifacts from around the world. Through sketching and journaling, explore the galleries and create your own interpretation of the collection.

$60 + $6 per person
1 hour 15 minutes
Minimum of 5, maximum of 30

*Book this program together with any other Summer Youth Program and the $60 program fee is waived.

130 9th Ave S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 0P3

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 8pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

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