It’s your absolute last chance to check out Fairy Tales, Monsters and the Genetic Imagination at the Glenbow Museum. The exhibit that showcases work “inspired by the fantastic stories and characters of myths, fairy tales and science fiction in which the boundaries between human and animal are blurred” closes Wednesday, Jan. 2. Check out this interactive program guide before heading down to gain greater insight into the works.
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