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School days at teh museum

The Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG) offers schools programs and tours for grades 1-12

NEW: Virtual School Programs

We are offering First Nations People, Inuit and Inuit Art, Discovering the Metis, and Fur Trade programs virtually. E-mail Lynn LeCorre,, for more information or click the green button below. 



Self-Guide School Online Programs**


Due to CoVID 19, we have decided to offer schools more options for booking programs during quarantine and for schools and homeschools who cannot easily access our onsite programming.

We have added three of our most popular programs on Google Classroom that teachers can book. Register and book an online program for $15.00. You will receive 1 week access to a program package. Present the PowerPoint to your class with artifact photos and online matching games. Art lessons are available for specific age groups.

To access these on-line programs contact our booking office Monday – Friday 9:00 – 4:30 p.m:

P: (403) 309-8405 E:


MAG onsite school programs are:

Experiential & inquiry-based
Exhibition focused

Program outline:

30 minute power point presentation with artifacts;
30 minute theme based activity in the museum;
1 hour theme based art activity.

Book at least 2 weeks in advance to ensure availability of staff and supplies.

Confirmation letter will be sent upon booking.

Costs reflect staffing and program materials.

We require cancellation for programs up to 24 hours before your confirmed booking.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, we are offering flexibility with our refund policy but rescheduling is preferred. Cancellations due to inclement weather or the pandemic will not receive a $45.00 cancellation fee.

Book your next school program at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery!

In-Person Programs:

School Program - $150 (2 hours)

  • 2 Hour Program Includes: PowerPoint presentation with artifacts, museum activity or tour and 1 hour art activity that students will take home.

*Each additional student will be charged $6.00/ student. (Eg. 30 students = $180.00)

**Parent helpers and aids are free.

Guided Tour Only - $40

  • 45-60 min. (Remarkable Red Deer or Temporary exhibit)

Outreach Program - $85 (2 hours) or $55 (1 hour art activity only) within the city of Red Deer; travel costs added outside city.

  • Have one of our programmers who are qualified teachers, come to your school to deliver our program to you! 

  • Includes PowerPoint presentation, interactive online games, artifact kits and an art activity.

Self-Guided Online Program** - $15 

  • You will receive 1 week access to a program package.
  • Present the PowerPoint to your class with artifact photos and online matching games.
  • Art lessons are available for specific age groups.

When are school programs offered?

  • School programs are offered from September – June. Contact us for availability.

Who delivers our school programs?

  • Experienced museum educators deliver the programs.

 Download our 2020/2021 School Program Brochure

To book a school program contact Stevie, 403-309-8405.

One of our goals at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery is to ensure that we are providing programs that reflect the needs of all schools in Alberta.  Our programs are designed to create a hands on learning opportunity that is in line with Alberta curriculum and current learning trends.  If you would like to keep up to date on what the museum can offer your classroom then click on the link below to sign up for our monthly teacher newsletter.


For more information contact us by phone at 403-309-8405, e-mail us or drop in to the MAG at 4525 – 47a Avenue.

Educational Resources

The above educational resources are currently available free of charge. Consider making a donation to the MAG!

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