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The Origin: Women's Traditional Dance

The Origin: Women's Traditional Dance

Monday, October 26th 2020

Posted in: Exhibits

Knowledge Keeper Sharon Baptiste of Poundmaker Cree Nation in Saskatchewan shares the story of Women’s Traditional Dance. This dance started with women of the community dancing on the outside circle protecting the men dancing within the...

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Artisan Spotlight: Alexandrea Pasquayak

Artisan Spotlight: Alexandrea Pasquayak

Monday, October 19th 2020

Posted in: Exhibits

Hello, my name is Alexandrea Aldrich/ Pasquayak. I am Santee Dakota. I was born and raised in Denver, Colorado but have been living with my husband and children in Alberta for the last ten years. I began beading at the young age of 12, so for 20...

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The Origin: Women's Fancy Dance

The Origin: Women's Fancy Dance

Tuesday, October 13th 2020

Posted in: Exhibits

Knowledge Keeper Irene Oakes of Nakeneet Cree Nation in South Western Saskatchewan shares the story and development of the Women’s Fancy Dance. A history that has its roots in the Women’s Liberation movement of the...

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Artisan Spotlight: Emery-rose Assiniboine

Artisan Spotlight: Emery-rose Assiniboine

Monday, October 5th 2020

Posted in: Exhibits

Emery-rose Assiniboine (pictured left, with family) is a Dakota and Plains Cree artist, seamstress, student and mother. She is from the Dakota Nation of Manitoba as well as the Neekaneet Cree Nation of Southern Saskatchewan. She is the founder of...

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Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day

Wednesday, September 30th 2020

Posted in: History

Today is Orange Shirt Day. September 30 is a day when we honour the Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools - many of which never made it home. One student, Ellen Hart was admitted to Red Deer’s Indian Industrial...

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Historic Baking: Sourdough Bread

Historic Baking: Sourdough Bread

Tuesday, September 29th 2020

Posted in: Tips, Tricks & Interesting Bits History

Making Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread, Recipe c.1900-1910 with Karli, MAG Marketing Coordinator click here to jump to recipe There is nothing more comforting to me than freshly baked bread; it’s deeply tied to my memory banks of my...

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Alberta Culture Days at the MAG

Alberta Culture Days at the MAG

Monday, September 14th 2020

Posted in: News & Announcements MAG Collection

Dear MAG community, Did you know Alberta Culture Days runs all September this year? Our family friendly art program, MAGnificent Saturdays, started up this past Saturday, September 12th and is free to attend for the remainder of September in...

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Salted Lines

Salted Lines

Wednesday, September 9th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with miniMAG - September 9, 2020 Salted Lines Next Wednesday we will start to welcome back miniMAG participants into our studio! Until then here is a project for you to do at home with your little ones. Colours...

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Scavenged Scenes

Scavenged Scenes

Saturday, September 5th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Today is our last #MAGsatathome post as we are excited to welcome families back to the studio starting next Saturday, September 12th. Check out upcoming activity themes and book your activity time at...

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1910s Handmade Cotton Blouse

1910s Handmade Cotton Blouse

Thursday, September 3rd 2020

Posted in: MAG Collection History

Does handmade today mean the same thing it did in 1910? Have a look at this c. 1910s cotton blouse as the MAG's Associate Curator of Clothing & Textiles, Katelin, reflects upon the meaning of "handmade," today and 110 years...

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New Exhibits this Month

New Exhibits this Month

Tuesday, September 1st 2020

Posted in: News & Announcements Exhibits

As the leaves start to turn, and the weather starts to cool, it can only mean one thing... (other than the imminent approach of Fall, of course) - exhibit changeover season is upon us! Although our spring/summer 2020 exhibitions were...

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Doodle Landscape

Doodle Landscape

Saturday, August 29th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - August 29, 2020 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Doodle Landscape Who doesn’t like to doodle. This is a great way to paint a...

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