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Hats from the MAG's Collection

Hats from the MAG's Collection

Tuesday, November 2nd 2021

Posted in: MAG Collection History

Collections Spotlight: Hats! The MAG has hundreds of hats in our collection, and most of them are women’s hats. We've been preparing this collection to be moved into a new, custom-designed storage space where it will be...

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Celebrating Community Picnics

Celebrating Community Picnics

Monday, July 26th 2021

Posted in: MAG Collection History

Celebrating Community Picnics The excitement, energy and companionship around community picnics has ensured their longevity. Community Picnics in Central Alberta can be traced through oral stories, written memories and...

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Shoes from the MAG's Collection

Shoes from the MAG's Collection

Tuesday, July 20th 2021

Posted in: MAG Collection History

Collections Spotlight: Shoes! The MAG's Associate Curator of Clothing & Textiles, Katelin, has been working with accessories in our collection lately. Today we want to share some of the footwear we have in our...

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Printed Textiles from the Kinngait Studios

Printed Textiles from the Kinngait Studios

Tuesday, June 29th 2021

Posted in: MAG Collection History

Collections Spotlight: Printed Textiles from the Kinngait Studios Hi everyone, my name is Katelin and I’m the Associate Curator of Clothing & Textiles at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery. Today I want to show you a really...

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The Woodland School of Art

The Woodland School of Art

Thursday, February 25th 2021

Posted in: MAG Collection History

Two of the artworks currently on display in our hallway exhibit, Ojibwa Head Dress by Norval Morriseau (pictured left) and Hoop Dancer by Daphne Odjig (right), are silkscreen prints and beautiful examples of what was to become a style known as the...

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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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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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A Generous Gift: Dorothy Knowles Paintings

A Generous Gift: Dorothy Knowles Paintings

Thursday, January 14th 2021

Posted in: MAG Collection History

Over the next three weeks, we will be looking at three generous gifts given to the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery by Father Jozef Wroblewski. Father Jozef is originally from Winnipeg but came to Red Deer as Pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and...

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We Wish You a Merry Christmas I, Margaret Seelye

We Wish You a Merry Christmas I, Margaret Seelye

Thursday, December 24th 2020

Posted in: MAG Collection

Merry Christmas Eve! The final Work in Red Deer artist Margaret Seelye's Country School Christmas series of monoprints that we've been looking at this month is, fittingly: We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Margaret Seelye. Monoprint...

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Teaching Billy to Dance II, Margaret Seelye

Teaching Billy to Dance II, Margaret Seelye

Thursday, December 17th 2020

Posted in: MAG Collection

Next up in Red Deer artist Margaret Seelye's Country School Christmas series, this week's Work of the Week is: Teaching Billy to Dance II, Margaret Seelye. Monoprint, 1991 Margaret, born 1915 in Masset, in the Queen Charlotte...

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The Third Grade Chorus II, Margaret Seelye

The Third Grade Chorus II, Margaret Seelye

Thursday, December 10th 2020

Posted in: MAG Collection

Each Thursday this December we are looking at the work of Red Deer artist Margaret Seelye via her Country School Christmas series. This week's Work of the Week is: The Third Grade Christmas Chorus II, Margaret Seelye. Monoprint...

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Trimming the Christmas Tree I, Margaret Seelye

Trimming the Christmas Tree I, Margaret Seelye

Thursday, December 3rd 2020

Posted in: MAG Collection

For this month's Work of the Week we will be celebrating the work of Red Deer artist Margaret Seelye. Check back each Thursday to see another of the four prints in her Country School Christmas series that we have in our collection! While...

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