The Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery is closed until further notice due to the current public health restrictions in Alberta. TEACHERS we are NOW OFFERING VIRTUAL LEARNING for some of our school programs. Check out our blog for art activities and up to date news.

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Introducing Veevart: New Member & Registration Software

Introducing Veevart: New Member & Registration Software

Monday, March 1st 2021

Posted in: News & Announcements

A Message from MAG Visitor Services: While it has been difficult to have our doors shut to the public for the past few months, it has been an opportunity for us to work on some major upgrades to the MAG. One of our focuses has been the digital...

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Beautiful Bee Portraits

Beautiful Bee Portraits

Saturday, February 27th 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - February 27, 2021 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Beautiful Bee Portraits Although it’s not yet spring, let’s create some art...

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The Woodland School of Art

The Woodland School of Art

Thursday, February 25th 2021

Posted in: MAG Collection History

Two of the artworks currently on display in our hallway exhibit, Ojibwa Head Dress by Norval Morriseau (pictured left) and Hoop Dancer by Daphne Odjig (right), are silkscreen prints and beautiful examples of what was to become a style known as the...

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Wonderful Warburtons

Wonderful Warburtons

Saturday, February 20th 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - February 20, 2021 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Wonderful Warburtons We will be looking at the amazing digital paintings of artist Holly...

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Hearts and Flowers

Hearts and Flowers

Saturday, February 13th 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - February 13, 2021 Happy Valentine's Day and Family Day weekend! Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Hearts & Flowers We will be...

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Art Speaks Program Announcement!

Art Speaks Program Announcement!

Thursday, February 11th 2021

Posted in: News & Announcements

We are excited to announce that for the next year, all Art Speaks sessions will be free to the public and members, thanks to ATB Branch for Arts and Culture! Art Speaks is a learning series held on select Wednesday evenings...

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Torn Paper Collage Heart

Torn Paper Collage Heart

Wednesday, February 10th 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

miniMAG at home - Torn Paper Collage Heart Texture and pattern! Tearing and gluing! Makes a lovely Valentine. Download Instructions here What you need: Cardboard, collage papers, watery white glue, glue brush, and scissors. Step 1...

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Artisan Spotlight: Morning Dove Kytwayhat

Artisan Spotlight: Morning Dove Kytwayhat

Wednesday, February 10th 2021

Posted in: Exhibits

Tansi (Hello)! My name is Morning Dove Kytwayhat (pictured left, with partner Jackson Tahuka) and I am a Cree descendant from Loon Lake, SK, Canada. I currently live on one of my home reservations called Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation. My...

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Transparent Ladybugs

Transparent Ladybugs

Saturday, February 6th 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - February 6, 2021 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Transparent Ladybugs Who doesn't love bugs? Today, we are exploring and...

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Jim Dine inspired Heart Plaque

Jim Dine inspired Heart Plaque

Wednesday, February 3rd 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

miniMAG at home - Jim Dine Inspired Heart Plaque Popsicle sticks, beads and air-dry clay make a lovely pop art plaque. You will need a few special supplies for this activity. Check out your local art supplies store for air-dry clay; Crayola...

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The Origin: Men's Chicken Dance

The Origin: Men's Chicken Dance

Monday, February 1st 2021

Posted in: Exhibits

Knowledge Keeper Kyle Blood of the Kainai (Blood Tribe) share the story of the Men’s Chicken Dance. A dance that originates with the Blackfoot people and honours the Prairie Chicken. The origin...

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Barren Winter Tree

Barren Winter Tree

Saturday, January 30th 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - January 30, 2021 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Barren Winter Tree We will be using black acrylic paint and cardboard to create a barren...

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