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Popcorn Machine

Popcorn Machine

Wednesday, October 1st 2014

Posted in: MAG Collection

Popcorn Machine, manufactured by Manley Inc. Acc: 1984.238 Collection of the Red Deer & District Museum Society Gift of Mr. Howard Mullen Howard Mullen was a progressive business man in Central Alberta. In 1959, Mullen opened the...

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Friends at RDC

Friends at RDC

Thursday, August 14th 2014

Posted in: MAG Collection

The Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery is connected to our community in a variety of ways. We are especially proud of our long-standing relationship with the Visual Arts Department at Red Deer College. Two special ceramic exhibitions, with RDC...

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Raku-fired Bowl

Raku-fired Bowl

Monday, July 14th 2014

Posted in: MAG Collection

Acc: 2005.63.1: Collection of the Red Deer & District Museum Society Gift of Marguerite & Eugene Watson Red Deer has always had a vibrant visual arts community. Part of the Museum’s mandate is to collect works of art that...

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Red Deer Advocate Doll

Red Deer Advocate Doll

Thursday, June 26th 2014

Posted in: MAG Collection

Acc #: 2010.7 Collection of the Red Deer & District Museum Society Gift of the Red Deer Advocate This doll was owned by Helen Anderson from Markerville, Alberta. Helen won her in a Red Deer Advocate subscription contest in about 1951. The...

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New Newsletter Launched!

New Newsletter Launched!

Monday, May 12th 2014

Posted in: News & Announcements

Our newest newsletter, MAGnet, is officially launched! It's been a little while since we last circulated our "Exhibitor" newsletter. So it is time to check out our new look for MAG news! More than just a calendar of events, the...

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Frogs‘n Snails‘n Puppy Dog Tails

Frogs‘n Snails‘n Puppy Dog Tails

Monday, March 31st 2014

Posted in: Art Instruction

Frogs‘n Snails‘n Puppy Dog Tails On Saturday, March 29th ,2014, families got creative and made personal paper soft sculptures that represented what makes them special (ie. hobbies, personality etc.) based on a list they...

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Soap Carving Fun on Saturday

Soap Carving Fun on Saturday

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013

Posted in: Art Instruction

On Saturday November 23rd families at MAGnificent Saturdays got creative turing bars of Ivory soap into Inuit inspired sculptures. Here are pictures of some of the results!

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MAGnificent Saturday Pictures

MAGnificent Saturday Pictures

Tuesday, November 19th 2013

Posted in: Art Instruction

Here are picutures from "Red Deer from the Clouds." This amazing landscape was made with carboard, sticky foam and markers!

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More Fantastic Photos from Past Saturdays

More Fantastic Photos from Past Saturdays

Tuesday, November 12th 2013

Posted in: Art Instruction

Here are some of the beautiful creations that have been made in the studio with our spectacular artist team! These are from Pet Rocks Rock! These are from Hickory Dickory Sock Puppets and Golden Oldies!

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Bring Your Own Pumkpin 2013!

Bring Your Own Pumkpin 2013!

Thursday, November 7th 2013

Posted in: Art Instruction

Families brought their own pumpkin to MAGnificent Saturdays!

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Preparation for Remarkable Red Deer

Preparation for Remarkable Red Deer

Monday, January 28th 2013

Posted in: News & Announcements

We are in the construction phase of Remarkable Red Deer: Stories from the Heart of the Parkland exhibition at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery. Museum staff will be delving into a flurry of activity behind the scenes in preparation of installing...

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Major Jason Snider to speak on Remembrance Day @ the MAG

Major Jason Snider to speak on Remembrance Day @ the MAG

Friday, November 9th 2012

Posted in: News & Announcements

On Remembrance Day, November 11th, 2012 at 2:00pm Major Jason R. Snider will speak here at the MAG about his time served in Afghanistan. Major Snider joined the Army reserves as an Artillery Officer in January 1991. He completed his initial...

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