As the MAG is in a City-owned facility, we are adhering to City of Red Deer policy and taking part in the provincial Restrictions Exemption Program. Visitors aged 12 and older will need to provide proof of vaccination, proof of vaccination exemption, or proof of a negative test result. Check out this blog post for information about visitation and program restrictions.

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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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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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