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Alberta Culture Days at the MAG

Alberta Culture Days at the MAG

Monday, September 14th 2020

Posted in: News & Announcements MAG Collection

Dear MAG community, Did you know Alberta Culture Days runs all September this year? Our family friendly art program, MAGnificent Saturdays, started up this past Saturday, September 12th and is free to attend for the remainder of September in...

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Salted Lines

Salted Lines

Wednesday, September 9th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with miniMAG - September 9, 2020 Salted Lines Next Wednesday we will start to welcome back miniMAG participants into our studio! Until then here is a project for you to do at home with your little ones. Colours...

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Scavenged Scenes

Scavenged Scenes

Saturday, September 5th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Today is our last #MAGsatathome post as we are excited to welcome families back to the studio starting next Saturday, September 12th. Check out upcoming activity themes and book your activity time at...

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1910s Handmade Cotton Blouse

1910s Handmade Cotton Blouse

Thursday, September 3rd 2020

Posted in: MAG Collection History

Does handmade today mean the same thing it did in 1910? Have a look at this c. 1910s cotton blouse as the MAG's Associate Curator of Clothing & Textiles, Katelin, reflects upon the meaning of "handmade," today and 110 years...

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New Exhibits this Month

New Exhibits this Month

Tuesday, September 1st 2020

Posted in: News & Announcements Exhibits

As the leaves start to turn, and the weather starts to cool, it can only mean one thing... (other than the imminent approach of Fall, of course) - exhibit changeover season is upon us! Although our spring/summer 2020 exhibitions were...

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Doodle Landscape

Doodle Landscape

Saturday, August 29th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - August 29, 2020 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Doodle Landscape Who doesn’t like to doodle. This is a great way to paint a...

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Dancing Gardens

Dancing Gardens

Saturday, August 22nd 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - August 22, 2020 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Dancing Gardens Today is all about flowers that dance in the wind, or jiggle in the center...

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'Leave Your Mark' Throwback

'Leave Your Mark' Throwback

Thursday, August 20th 2020

Posted in: Tips, Tricks & Interesting Bits History

For today's Work of the Week (with a hint of some #throwbackthursday), we are looking at a collaborative community project from over 10 years ago! Our gallery space was last renovated 2009-2010. Prior to seeing off the old space, we...

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Summer Camps: Virtual Exhibit (week 6)

Summer Camps: Virtual Exhibit (week 6)

Monday, August 17th 2020

Posted in: Exhibits

MAG Summer Camps: August 10-14 Virtual Exhibit We wrapped up our A Week @ the Museum: Summer Camps with our sixth and final camp of the summer this past week. The 9-12 group made a trip into our Downtown and did a scavenger hunt while...

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Blot Bug

Blot Bug

Saturday, August 15th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - August 15, 2020 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Blot Bug Have you ever wanted to make a painting out of squished paint? Here’s your...

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Silk & Satin Dress

Silk & Satin Dress

Thursday, August 13th 2020

Posted in: MAG Collection History

This week we're looking at another piece that was last on display in the exhibit, Glamour: Fashionable Red Deer - we've seen the outside, let's have a look at the inside! Dress, 1891, silk, satin. Gift of the Estate of Mary Jane...

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Summer Camps: Virtual Exhibit (week 5)

Summer Camps: Virtual Exhibit (week 5)

Thursday, August 13th 2020

Posted in: Exhibits

MAG Summer Camps: August 4-7 Virtual Exhibit Our fifth Week @ the Museum: Summer Camp was pretty much completely opposite from last week's: our quietest yet, with just 2 campers joining us for the week! The weather was great for outdoor play...

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