Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery is closed until further notice. Check out our Blog for art activities and up to date news! All programs/events/tours have been cancelled up to and including June 30. We are currently working on protocols to potentially re-open in July. Details to come soon.

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MAGsparks' Fundraisers

MAGsparks' Fundraisers

Friday, September 21st 2012

Posted in: News & Announcements

MAGsparks' Fundraisers Below is a picture of the mugs MAGsparks made for the Alberta Museum Association's conference. The conference presenters will each get one. This was a small fundraiser for the program. They turned out...

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Peculiar Portraits & Where'd the Art Go?

Peculiar Portraits & Where'd the Art Go?

Tuesday, September 18th 2012

Posted in: Art Instruction

Here are some of our participants having fun with colour pastel on black paper with artist Carlene. This Saturday families made colourful and Peculiar Portraits. And here are a few images from Where'd the Art Go with Erin. Parents and kids...

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Summer Saturdays in July

Summer Saturdays in July

Tuesday, September 11th 2012

Posted in: Art Instruction

In July we had tons of fun with a variety of activities and projects. Here are a few highlights! Carlene La Rue showed our visitors how to create their very own magnetic frames. Look at all the different elements collaged...

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Oh! Oh! Origami

Oh! Oh! Origami

Tuesday, September 4th 2012

Posted in: Art Instruction

Here’s a look back at some of our successful summer MAGnificent Saturdays. In July Erin Boake made beautiful Origami pieces for Oh!Oh! Origami! Origami paper comes in an amazing variety of colours and designs and there are hundreds of...

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Making History - Big changes happening at the MAG

Making History - Big changes happening at the MAG

Tuesday, September 4th 2012

Posted in: News & Announcements

Making History - Big changes happening at the MAG Beginning Thursday, September 6, until Saturday, September 29, the exhibit galleries at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery will be empty. The first phase of construction for the new permanent...

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Announcements for September

Announcements for September

Wednesday, August 29th 2012

Posted in: News & Announcements

David More: The Garden Within Closing Wed, Sept 5th. Only a few days remaining to see this wonderful art show by Benalto artist, David More. Free admission this weekend. 100 Years of Struggle; 100 Years of Solidarity In the Discovery...

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Look what you can make with Twigs!

Look what you can make with Twigs!

Thursday, June 14th 2012

Posted in: Art Instruction

Artist Erin Boake had a wonderful Saturday making fantastic sculptures out of twigs and lots of other colourful materials. Visitors created magic wands, wreaths, fishing poles and so many other great creations! It was a packed house, thanks...

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MAGnificent Saturdays Continue through the Summer!

MAGnificent Saturdays Continue through the Summer!

Tuesday, May 29th 2012

Posted in: Art Instruction

Beat the summer heat and stay cool while making works of art in our studio! Did you know that MAGnificent Saturdays run all year round? It's true! Any Saturday from 1-4pm you will find families creating artworks guided by an artist AND...

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The Other Side of Gold Mountain exhibit Opens

The Other Side of Gold Mountain exhibit Opens

Friday, May 4th 2012

Posted in: News & Announcements

On May 1st over 80 guests attended The Other Side of Gold Mountain exhibit opening. Dr. Brian Evans, Curator and Author of the catalogue, Linda Quirk from the Bruce Peel Special Collections Lirbary, Councillor Frank Wong, Lawrence Lee...

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We're a Voting Place

We're a Voting Place

Friday, April 20th 2012

Posted in: News & Announcements

The Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery will be a Voting Place in the 2012 Alberta Provincial Election. Voting will take place in the Stewart Discovery Studio from 9am to 8pm on Monday April 23rd. Main entrance is on the West side of the building. We are...

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MAG hosts Inuit Artist in Residence, Tim Pitsiulak

MAG hosts Inuit Artist in Residence, Tim Pitsiulak

Monday, February 27th 2012

Posted in: News & Announcements

The MAG is currently showing Uuturautiit: Cape Dorset Celebrates 50 Years of Printmaking, organized by the National Gallery of Canada in collaboration with Dorset Fine Arts, and the only venue in Alberta to host this significant...

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Family Day @ the MAG

Family Day @ the MAG

Monday, February 20th 2012

Posted in: News & Announcements

Today more than 500 visitors passed through our doors to take in activities, games, Inuit throat singing and storytelling, live fiddlers and they helped us to eat over 1000 pieces of freshly made Bannock. We had a lot of fun and look forward to...

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