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Glamour: Fashionable Red Deer

Dec 2nd, 2017 - Mar 11th, 2018

Glamour: Fashionable Red Deer

December 2nd, 2017 to March 11th, 2018

Join us for the Opening Reception of Glamour on December 1, 2017 from 7-9pm.


A revealing look at glamourous fashion and the fashion icons of Red Deer from the years 1890-2000+. Women and men were attuned to fashion of the time, their styles reflected current taste and trends. Explore the rich and diverse clothing collection of the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery and the history it holds.

Thank you to Black Knight Tuxedos in Red Deer, AB for the loan of 4 white men's dress shirts in the exhibition.

Black Knight Tuxedos

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Related Programs and Events:

September 18, 2017, 7pm @ Carnival Cinemas

Glamorous Film Screening: Join us for the screening of THE DRESSMAKER at Carnival Cinemas. Tickets on sale August 14th; cost of $8/members or $10/regular. A glamorous woman (Kate Winslet) returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.

November 19, 2017, 10am-5pm
Glamour Challenge with Deirdre Ashenhurst: What do you really need to create a glamourous outfit? We have been saving supplies we think could make a spectacular outfit, gown or costume, our supplies cabinets will be opened and you can bring your own supplies.  Our challenge is for anyone daring enough to try, to come down and design your own glamorous creation.  You will have an opportunity to wear your creation to the opening of our Glamour exhibition on December 1, 2017. Sewing machines and assistance with trouble shooting will be on hand so don’t hold back let your imagination create!

December 10, 2017, & February 11, 2018, 2-3pm
2 O’clock Tour: Join a MAG Staff member on a guided tour of Glamour: Fashionable Red Deer.

January 21, 2018, 2-4pm
Curator’s Talk: Join guest Morris Flewwelling and Museum Curator Valerie Miller for a talk about Glamourous Red Deer.

March 11, 2018, 2-4pm
Curator’s Talk: Join guest Morris Flewwelling and Museum Curator Valerie Miller for a talk about Glamourous Red Deer.

This exhibit funded in part by:


Fashionable in Paris, fashionable in New York, fashionable in Red Deer!

Check out our Fashion Timeline with images showcasing part of the MAG's Clothing Collection!

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