In Discussion: Ian Brown with John Hartman
Thursday, April 27, 7 PM, FREE
Join the conversation as writer, Ian Brown and Canadian artist, John Hartman discuss the creation of the exhibition “Across the Great Divide Paintings by John Hartman.”
Jim Thorsell: A Walk in the Parks (900 of them in 100 countries)
Thursday, May 4, 7 PM, FREE
World-renowned Banff conservationist, Jim Thorsell will speak about his commitment to conservation and his 20 years with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), during which time he evaluated the application of 108 different countries to develop protected places. This is a FREE event.
Glacier Skywalk: Book Launch
Friday, May 5, 5 to 6:30 PM, FREE
Celebrate the book launch of Glacier Skywalk - hear the authors discuss the inside story of one of the most spectacular achievements in contemporary architecture. Cash bar. Book signing to follow.
Our Place: Changing the Nature of Alberta
Thursday, May 11, 7 PM, FREE
Author and naturalist Kevin Van Tighem draws from his newest book, Our Place: Changing the Nature of Alberta, to discuss some of the ways that Alberta’s natural history has changed over a half century of often-fevered resource development.
Bert Riggall’s Greater Waterton – Book Presentation
Thursday, May 18, 7 PM, FREE
Complementing the exhibition “Bert Riggall: I to the Hills Will Lift Mine Eyes,” author Fred Stenson will share stories about early conservationist and photographer Bert Riggall, with a preview of the book “Bert Riggall’s Greater Waterton. A Conservation Legacy.”
Rockywood Reels: “49th Parallel”
Thursday, June 8, 7 PM, FREE
Wartime propaganda film, “49th Parallel” (1941) features the Bow Valley including scenes from the 1940 Banff Indian Days and Banff resident Norman Luxton.
48th Annual Back to Banff Day & Summer Exhibitions: Opening Reception
Sunday, June 18, 2 to 4 PM, FREE
Catch up and reminisce with fellow classmates and longtime Banff friends at Back to Banff Day, while celebrating the opening of our feature summer exhibitions – Banff Reflections: 150 Years and Counting, and This Wild Spirit: Women in the Rocky Mountains of Canada.