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A Generous Gift: Sampson-Matthews Ltd Prints

A Generous Gift: Sampson-Matthews Ltd Prints

Thursday, January 28th 2021

Posted in: MAG Collection

In this third and final week of celebrating the generous gift of Father Jozef Wroblewski, we’re looking at two prints based on well-known paintings by Group of Seven members, Lawren Harris and A.J. Casson. These are large silkscreen...

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Where the Wild Things Are Puppet

Where the Wild Things Are Puppet

Wednesday, January 27th 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

miniMAG at home - Where the Wild Things Are Puppet Paper bags make the perfect hairy scary Wild Thing. Download Instructions here What you need: Paper bag, markers, fun fur, fun foam or felt, glue, googly eyes and scissors. Step 1. On...

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Artisan Spotlight: Marlon Weekusk

Artisan Spotlight: Marlon Weekusk

Monday, January 25th 2021

Posted in: Exhibits

Marlon Weekusk (pictured left) is photographer and owner of Marmar Photography. Marlon is a Plains Cree dancer from Onion Lake Cree Nation, Saskatchewan. Marlon, also known as "Marmar", participates in the Powwow circle and cultural events...

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Northern Lights Mixed Media

Northern Lights Mixed Media

Saturday, January 23rd 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - January 23, 2021 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Northern Lights Mixed Media Lines, lines, lines! We’re going to use all different...

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A Generous Gift: Walter J. Phillips Prints

A Generous Gift: Walter J. Phillips Prints

Thursday, January 21st 2021

Posted in: MAG Collection History

Welcome back to the second week of our look at Father Jozef Wroblewski’s generous gifts to the Red Deer MAG. This week we’re looking at four woodcut prints by Canadian artist, Walter J. Phillips. View Part 1 of A Generous...

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3D Dinos

3D Dinos

Wednesday, January 20th 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

miniMAG at home - 3D Dinos It’s a dinosaur day! We are making colourful stegosauruses, use your imagination to colour them in. Download Instructions here What you need: Paper, Felt Tip Markers, Glue – that’s...

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Artisan Spotlight: Coralie Nepoose

Artisan Spotlight: Coralie Nepoose

Monday, January 18th 2021

Posted in: Exhibits

My name is Coralie Nepoose, daughter of Charity and Levi Nepoose. I am Plains Cree and I come from the Samson Cree Nation. I’m a mother of 2 daughters. I’m also a fancy dancer, and I have been since I was 11 years old. I bead all my own...

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Shading Pears

Shading Pears

Saturday, January 16th 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - January 16, 2021 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Shading Pears Shading Pears! We’re going to blend, smudge and shade in...

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A Generous Gift: Dorothy Knowles Paintings

A Generous Gift: Dorothy Knowles Paintings

Thursday, January 14th 2021

Posted in: MAG Collection History

Over the next three weeks, we will be looking at three generous gifts given to the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery by Father Jozef Wroblewski. Father Jozef is originally from Winnipeg but came to Red Deer as Pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and...

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Catch a Snowflake Mitten

Catch a Snowflake Mitten

Wednesday, January 13th 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

miniMAG at home - Catch a Snowflake Mitten Draw a colourful mitten and catch a falling Snowflake in today’s #minimagathome art activity! Download Instructions here What you need: blue construction paper, oil pastels, white paper for...

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The Origin: Men's Grass Dance

The Origin: Men's Grass Dance

Monday, January 11th 2021

Posted in: Exhibits

Listen to Knowledge Keeper Leroy Whitstone, a member of Northern Cree, and from Onion Lake Cree Nation. The Grass Dance is considered a Great Plains Dance, and Leroy tells a version from the Dakota people. The...

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Bursts of Squares

Bursts of Squares

Saturday, January 9th 2021

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - January 9, 2021 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Bursts of Squares Create art using tape and watercolours in today’s #MAGsatathome...

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