9:30 am: Depart for Glenbow Museum (guests only)
Meet in Fairmont Palliser Hotel lobby, 133 9 Ave SW
Casual to business casual. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.
10:00 am - noon: As Western Canada's largest museum, the
Glenbow boasts over 93,000 square feet of exhibition space, spread
over three floors. Enjoy a guided tour of the Canvas of War: Painting
the Canadian Experience, 1914-1946 exhibit. This exhibit highlights
the important art documenting the efforts of Canadian artists who
served in the First and Second World Wars. Then join a Blackfoot
Indian guide for a cultural journey through the Blackfoot Gallery.
With over 20 galleries filled with artifacts from Glenbow's collection
in excess of one million objects, you may just have to come back
to see some of the other exhibits!
Follow up with lunch at Catch Restaurant, Calgary's acclaimed new
seafood restaurant/oyster bar. Find out why Calgarians are hooked
on this restaurant, whose award-winning chef was the first Canadian
to appear on the Iron Chef.
1:30 pm: Return to Fairmont Palliser Hotel
Dress: Casual (be sure to wear good walking shoes)