The Black Gold Tapestry is a stunning hand-embroidered illustrative tapestry that tells the story of how oil has impacted human civilizations around the world, from the beginning of time to present day.Calgary artist Sandra Sawatzky has been working on the enormous work (220 feet in length – a scale equivalent to two city blocks) for nine years.
The beautiful tapestry will be on view in 8 panels, at the Glenbow from October 2017 to May 2018.
Join us for a rare opportunity to learn more about one of Calgary’s most breathtaking original works of art. A 30 foot section will be on view at the Calgary Petroleum Club for this special reception featuring Donna Livingstone, Glenbow President and CEO and artist Sandra Sawatzky.
Thursday, June 1st
4:00pm-6:00pm Devonian Room
Admission is free, complimentary refreshments provided, cash bar available.