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Glenbow Museum

Overview
Works: 376 works in 721 publications in 2 languages and 10,986 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Biography  History  Case studies  Art  Conference papers and proceedings  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Maps  Exhibition, pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E78.C2, 741.640973074011
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The Spirit sings : artistic traditions of Canada's first peoples by Glenbow Museum( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publication to accompany the exhibition held at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, during the Olympic Winter Games of 1988. Six essays describe aboriginal costumes, quillwork, stone, wood and bone carvings, jewelry, masks and ritual objects, mainly from the pre-contact era, as well as paintings and diary sketches by Europeans at the time of contact
American illustration, 1890-1925 : romance, adventure & suspense by Judy L Larson( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the popularity of American illustration from the late 1800s through the 1920s. Illustrated books, periodicals, the public consumption of illustrations, and various themes of illustration are discussed. Themes include: (1) "The Smart Set"; (2) "The Masses"; (3) "The Domestic Scene"; (4) "Town and Country"; (5) "Let Me Call You Sweetheart"; (6) "Deeds of Derring Do"; (7) "Mystery and Suspense"; (8) "The Great Outdoors"; (9) "Dream Days"; (10) "War!"; (11) "The Sporting Life"; and (12) "Faraway Places." Illustrations provided are from the Collection of the Glenbow-Alberta Institute, better known as the Glenbow Museum. A "Tribute" remembers art collector Helen Card. Brief, alphabetically listed biographies are given for 114 American illustrators. The book concludes with a bibliography, and an itinerary and exhibition catalogue for the related museum exhibition of the same name. (Np)
Cowboys, ranchers, and the cattle business : cross-border perspectives on ranching history by S. M Evans( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers from a conference held at the Glenbow Museum in Sept. 1997
Four modern masters : De Chirico, Ernst, Magritte, and Miro( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pipes that won't smoke, coal that won't burn : Haida sculpture in argillite by Carol Sheehan( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Museums and the paradox of change : a case study in urgent adaptation by Robert R Janes( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert Janes is a leading voice in the changes taking place in Canada's cultural institutions. In this case study, he candidly discusses layoffs, union/management relations, and the urgency of sustainability. Contributions from Glenbow staff highlight the human side of change, and essays by Canadian and international museum directors present thoughtful perspectives."--Jacket
Fairy tales, monsters, and the genetic imagination( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The curator of a new exhibition of conceptions of monsters at Nashville's Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents essays that discuss the historical context of anthropomorphism in many cultures' mythology and folklore that inspired the featured artists
The Group of Seven in western Canada( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quillwork of the plains by Julia Marie Bebbington( Book )

14 editions published in 1982 in English and French and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book was prepared to accompany the touring exhibition. Discusses quillwork of the Plain Indians through to the present-day. Includes a catalogue of the exhibition
Carl Rungius : painter of the western wilderness by Jon Whyte( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berczy by Mary Allodi( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alberta rhythm : the later work of A.Y. Jackson by Dennis R Reid( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Images of the land : Canadian block prints, 1919-1945 by Patricia Ainslie( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The talented intruder" : Wyndham Lewis in Canada, 1939-1945 by Catharine M Mastin( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yves Gaucher : a fifteen-year perspective, 1963-1978 = [Yves Gaucher] : une perspective de quinze ans [1963-1978 by Roald Nasgaard( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Canadian West discovered : an exhibition of printed maps from the 16th to early 20th centuries by Mary Javorski( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of an exhibition of approximately 50 maps which was held January 26-April 15, 1983 in the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta. While the exhibit focused primarily on western Canada, maps of Canada, the Arctic and North America are also included
Printmaking in nineteenth-century France : the Touche Ross gift to the Art Gallery of Ontario by Art Gallery of Ontario( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honouring tradition : reframing native art( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With lens and brush : images of western Canadian landscape, 1845-1890 = Objectif et coup de pinceau : paysages de l'ouest Canadien de 1845-1890 by Christopher E Jackson( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book to accompany an exhibition of western Canadian painting and photography which compares nineteenth century painting and photography in western Canada. Text in English (right page) and French (left page)
The reindeer herders of the Mackenzie delta by Gerald T Conaty( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic experiment of cultural evolution. In the 1920s the traditional migration routes of wild caribou changed, making it difficult for native Inuit hunters. Faced with a crisis of Inuit survival and having observed the success of reindeer herding in Alaska, the Canadian government established the practice in the Mackenzie Delta area. To help the Inuit make the shift to the new economy, Scandinavian reindeer herders, the Sami, were brought to Canada. To bureaucrats, changing the Inuit from a hunting-gathering culture to a herding-nomadic culture appeared straightforward and simple. Reality proved otherwise. The Reindeer Herders of the Mackenzie Delta is the fascinating true history of the Canadian Reindeer Experiment as experienced by Otto Binder, an Inuit herder, his Sami wife, Ellen Pulk Binder, and their son, Lloyd Binder, who continues to herd reindeer. The book explores their struggles and ultimate survival. Their story is also an account of the survival of two circumpolar cultures -- Inuit and Sami -- in a global society. With contemporary and archival photographs, The Reindeer Herders of the Mackenzie Delta recounts a true-life adventure with valuable insights for contemporary readers
 
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Cowboys, ranchers, and the cattle business : cross-border perspectives on ranching history
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Fairy tales, monsters, and the genetic imaginationThe Group of Seven in western CanadaHonouring tradition : reframing native artThe reindeer herders of the Mackenzie delta