Tag Archives: Glenbow Museum

Another arts casualty? This isn’t looking good.

by DJ Kelly January 27, 2009

Also available on the Calgary Herald’s Q. What a crazy week it has been in Calgary’s arts community. Upheaval galore! First Jeffrey Spalding unceremoniously left the Glenbow and was quickly – and permanently – replaced by former Vice-President, Access, Collections and Exhibits, Kirstin Evenden as President and CEO after only 13 months. Then came the […]

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Starting over from scratch: creating a gallery of contemporary art for Calgary

by DJ Kelly January 14, 2009

Also available on the Calgary Herald’s Q. The recent “resignation” of Jeffrey Spalding from the Glenbow Museum has created a new call for a gallery of contemporary art. The Herald is all over it. And I’ve had several of my colleagues bring up the thought as well since Spalding’s departure. The Herald article is the […]

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Jeffrey Spalding, CEO of the Glenbow and cultural rockstar, unexpectedly steps down

by DJ Kelly January 9, 2009

As I’ve been posting for a bit on Twitter and Facebook, Jeffrey Spalding, the CEO of the Glenbow Museum has stepped down this afternoon. Rather unexpected to be blunt. The story is being reported by the Herald and CBC now too. Here’s the official word from the man himself: A note to colleagues and friends: […]

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