As the MAG is in a City-owned facility, we will be adhering to City of Red Deer policy and taking part in the provincial Restrictions Exemption Program. All staff and visitors to the building must wear masks and practice social distancing at all times. Check out our recent blog post for recent announcements about visitation and program restrictions. Visit our Calendar of Events for What's On this month!

Curator's Talk: Powwow! Ohcîwin The Origins

Nov 28th, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This talk is fully booked. Another talk is planned for January 2021 - TBD.

*UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 restrictions announced by the Alberta Government on November 24th, 2020, the format will change to a presentation style in the exhibit seating and physical distancing in place. There will NOT be a guided tour portion, but visitors are welcome to view the exhibit on their own after the presentation concludes. COVID guidelines will be followed. Masks are required in the museum.

Patrick and Marrisa Mitsuing, co-creators and curators of the exhibit Powwow! Ohcîwin The Origins (pictured left), will take attendees through the exhibit and share their background stories of the 7 regalia on display and dance origins, plus more. There will be an opportunity to chat with Patrick and Marrisa at the end of the talk & tour. 

Talk starts at 2 pm on Saturday, November 28, 2020. Let us know you're coming by booking your attendance below. There is limited availability due to social distancing requirements.

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Powwow! Ohcîwin The Origins

Ohcîwin is a Cree word meaning “The Origin” or telling of a story where something originated.

Powwow! Ohcîwin The Origins features 7 powwow dance styles, with full Regalia and craft work.  Curators and creators, Patrick Mitsuing and Marrisa Mitsuing, have gathered the stories, worked with the Artisans, and carefully built the Regalia for this exhibition.

This exhibition is on display at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG) until February 27, 2021.


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