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Rangoli Designs

Rangoli Designs

Wednesday, July 15th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Rangoli Designs Cultural Heritage Wednesdays Rangoli is a colourful art form from India; the intention of these designs is to bring good luck. Patterns are constructed from materials such as sand, flower petals, grains and more, and used...

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Summer Camps: Virtual Exhibit (week 1)

Summer Camps: Virtual Exhibit (week 1)

Wednesday, July 15th 2020

Posted in: Exhibits

Our first summer camp of 2020 ran last week from July 6-10th. Thank you to all the attendees who joined us for our first camp of the year! Check out the photos below for some of the artworks kids created during the camp! July 6-10, 2020...

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20th Anniversary of Pine Lake Tornado

20th Anniversary of Pine Lake Tornado

Tuesday, July 14th 2020

Posted in: History

Today marks the 20th Anniversary of the Pine Lake tornado. The Pine Lake tornado was a deadly tornado in central Alberta which occurred on Friday, July 14, 2000 and struck a campground and a trailer park. Twelve people were killed, making it the...

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Summer Camps: Single Days Now Available!

Summer Camps: Single Days Now Available!

Tuesday, July 14th 2020

Posted in: News & Announcements

Good afternoon, MAG Community! Our Week @ the Museum: Summer Camps got started last week. Check out participants' virtual exhibit here! Due to the unprecedented times we are living through, we understand it may be challenging to commit to...

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Garden or Monster in Watercolour

Garden or Monster in Watercolour

Saturday, July 11th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - July 11, 2020 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Garden (or Monster) in Watercolour Have you ever tried creating a flower garden from organic...

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Wild Owl, Kenojuak Ashevak

Wild Owl, Kenojuak Ashevak

Thursday, July 9th 2020

Posted in: MAG Collection

This week's Work of the Week is: Kenojuak Ashevak, Wild Owl, 1967, 47/50, Estate of Kathleen Anderson Swallow, 1984.87.9 Considered the first woman artist to draw in Cape Dorset and one of its earliest printmakers, Kenojuak...

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Annie Bradley Rich Inspired Landscape

Annie Bradley Rich Inspired Landscape

Saturday, July 4th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - July 4, 2020 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: Annie Bradley Rich Inspired Landscape Today you will be creating a landscape inspired by artist...

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Shore Figures, Sylvan Lake - Canada Day, David More

Shore Figures, Sylvan Lake - Canada Day, David More

Wednesday, July 1st 2020

Posted in: Exhibits MAG Collection

This week's Work of the Week is: David More, Shore Figures, Sylvan Lake - Canada Day, oil on canvas, 2019 Happy Canada Day! We are closed today for the holiday, but officially reopen TOMORROW, July 2nd from 10 am - 4:30...

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Historic Baking: Tomato Soup Cake

Historic Baking: Tomato Soup Cake

Tuesday, June 30th 2020

Posted in: Tips, Tricks & Interesting Bits History

Tomato Soup Cake: Challenge Accepted! Elizabeth Vasquez click here to jump to recipe As a fan of all activities the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery provides to the public, I found myself into this very pleasant opportunity to make a...

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All About Hearts

All About Hearts

Saturday, June 27th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with MAGnificent Saturdays - June 27, 2020 Today's MAGnificent Saturdays art activity for you to do at home: All About Hearts We couldn’t help ourselves; it’s all about heart art! Be as...

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Papilio demofocus #2, Robert Chelmick

Papilio demofocus #2, Robert Chelmick

Thursday, June 25th 2020

Posted in: MAG Collection

This week's Work of the Week is: Robert Chelmick, Papilio demofocus #2, 6/9, cibachrome print on paper, Gift of Bob Chelmick, 2004.89.43 Bob Chelmick is an award winning radio host - you may be heard him on CKUA. But he’s...

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Alien Invasion

Alien Invasion

Wednesday, June 24th 2020

Posted in: Art Instruction

Keeping the Creativity at Home with miniMAG - June 24, 2020 Alien Invasion It’s a bird… It’s a plane… It’s a UFO! Make your own flying saucers today using materials you may have on hand! UFO sound...

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