We provide vibrant experiences that bring art and culture to life. We are committed to expanding the accessibility and impact of art and culture in our community through exhibitions and programs that provide meaningful experiences for all visitors. As an independent non-profit, member-based organization, Glenbow generates over 60 percent of its operating revenue through fundraising,…
The Last Houses in Downtown Calgary
As Calgary continues to develop and densify its core, house are starting to disappear from downtown. This video documents the last houses in Downtown Calgary...
Calgary's Oldest Buildings
Take a trip back to Calgary's early days, and explore some of the buildings that still exist from that time period.Check out these great links containing inf...
Website: Our Roots is a library, archive, museum and school all in one. Check the collection to find Canadian local histories in French and English. Check Educational Resources for learning packages for students and teachers. Check back with us often – we’re always adding more.
Where the bison roam -- That's amazing! Shaping the plains -- North America's largest mammal -- Surviving in the wild -- Bison life -- Focus on American bison -- Glossary. "Introduces readers to the life, diet, habitat, behavior, and physical description of American bison. Colorful spreads, fun facts, diagrams, a range map, and a special reading feature make this an exciting read for animal lovers and report writers alike.
Alberta, the westernmost of Canada's three Prairie provinces, shares many physical features with its neighbours to the east, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Rocky Mountains form the southern portion of Alberta's western boundary with British Columbia.
Wild Alberta at the crossroads : a personal journey : traces the authors' seven-year journey through Alberta's mountains, foothills, grasslands, parkland, boreal forest, and Canadian Shield. Their outstanding photography and inspiring stories encourage everyone to get out and enjoy Alberta's glorious wild lands and wildlife.
Pronghorn antelope skull replica. - University of Calgary
KIT: Prairie Antelope Skull Replica - This hand-crafted replica of Antilocapra americana measures 12 " x 12 " across (horn to horn) x 6" high. Once almost pushed to extinction, this graceful animal has been reintroduced in many areas where it once roamed with bison and other animals on the open plains. This mammal skull replica comes in four fully articulated pieces (upper jaw, lower jaw, right and left horns)."
Bentley and Area Schools
Website: The One-Room Schoolhouse in Bentley, Alberta [website] Every detail of life in a one-room school is told in this history of schools in and around Bentley, Alberta: social activities and playground games and sports, transportation to and from school, means of punishment, students' and teachers' fashions, water sources and school outbuildings. Life was hard in early pioneer days, but with determined leadership these one-room schools flourished.