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Abstract Slinky Art

Abstract Slinky Art

Wednesday, June 17th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with miniMAG - June 17, 2020 Abstract Slinky Art What on earth is slinky art? This might just get messy! Today you will be dipping slinkys into paint, and then letting them spring onto your paper. Who knows...

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We're reopening on July 2nd!

We're reopening on July 2nd!

Monday, June 15th 2020

Posted in: News & Announcements

Hello, MAG Community! It’s been 3 months (or ¼ of the year!) that the MAG has now been closed to the public. We are excited to announce that will soon be coming to an end! We are slated to officially reopen our doors to the public on...

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Assemblage

Assemblage

Saturday, June 13th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - June 13, 2020 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Assemblage Today you will be using your imagination to assemble a collection of random...

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Hoop Dancer, Daphne Odjig

Hoop Dancer, Daphne Odjig

Thursday, June 11th 2020

Posted in: MAG Collection

This week's Work of the Week is: Daphne Odjig, Hoop Dancer, 1974, 30/50, silkscreen print on paper, Gift of Dr. Kathleen Anderson Swallow, 1984.87.40 Consider this print to be a teaser of what’s to come in the fall! Hoop Dancer...

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Abstract Handprint Animals

Abstract Handprint Animals

Wednesday, June 10th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with miniMAG - June 10, 2020 Abstract Handprint Animals Roar! Meow! Chirp! Croak! Using your hand as your painting tool you can create your own animal art! Make as many as you can fit and use your imagination...

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2020 Summer Camp Guidelines Now Available

2020 Summer Camp Guidelines Now Available

Tuesday, June 9th 2020

Posted in: News & Announcements

It's been a pretty quiet spring at the MAG with the cancellation of all our programs (along with everyone else's!). As our spring comes to a close this month, we're looking forward to our soon-to-arrive summer. Our Week @ the Museum...

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Abstract Still Life

Abstract Still Life

Saturday, June 6th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - June 6, 2020 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Abstract Still Life Today you will be creating a still life using objects you find in your...

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Western Spring, Jean Pilch

Western Spring, Jean Pilch

Thursday, June 4th 2020

Posted in: MAG Collection

This week's Work of the Week is: Jean Pilch, Western Spring, 1997, pastel on paper, Bequest of Wendy Martindale, 2010.15.18 Jean Pilch is a talented Calgary artist whose depictions of Alberta’s varied landscapes are well...

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Little Chicks

Little Chicks

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with miniMAG - June 3, 2020 Little Chicks Chirp! Chirp! We’re making rainbow chicks today. You can download the instructions here What You Need: Egg cups, hot glue, acrylic paint, paint brushes...

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Hearts in the Window

Hearts in the Window

Saturday, May 30th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - May 30, 2020 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Hearts in the Window You will be making your own tissue paper hearts to hang in your...

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Untitled (Lilacs), Victoria Unwin

Untitled (Lilacs), Victoria Unwin

Thursday, May 28th 2020

Posted in: MAG Collection

This week's Work of the Week is: Victoria Unwin, Untitled (Lilacs), n.d., watercolour on paper, Gift of Joyce Walsh, 2019.30.17 Victoria Unwin was a Lacombe school teacher, who along with her sister, lived in an historic home on...

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Sea Horse Relief

Sea Horse Relief

Wednesday, May 27th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Paper, yarn, watercolours and colours! We are making Sea Horses today and a space for them to live. Keeping the Creativity at Home with miniMAG - May 27, 2020 Time for miniMAG at home! Sea Horse Relief Neigh or click? Did you know sea...

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