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January 2018

Because It Never Occurs To Us That We Cannot

January 13 @ 9:00 am - March 18 @ 4:30 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

Because It Never Occurs To Us That We Cannot by Robin Lambert January 13 - March 18, 2018 Join us for the Opening Reception of Because it never occurs to us that we cannot on February 2nd, 2018 from 5-8 pm. Artist Robin Lambert will be in attendance. Because it never occurs to us that we cannot is three separate works juxtaposing the fragility and beauty of porcelain sculpture with the history of industrial Alberta and the compulsive urge to…

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February 2018

Where are We in the World

February 24
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada
$5

MAGnificent Saturdays @ the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery : We are building sculptures today with strange names, directions and distances….. what? Yep, our very own little directional stands with whatever strange location you want. Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. Drop-in… no registration required Ages 3 &…

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March 2018

First Fridays at the MAG

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

First Fridays Red Deer: Last chance to see current exhibits Mar 2nd, 2018 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Last chance to see Glamour: Fashionable Red Deer and Because it never occurs to us that we cannot by Robin Lambert before they both close on Sunday, March 18, 2018! The galleries will be open from 5-8 pm for viewing. First Fridays Red Deer at the MAG are free to attend but donations are welcome. Enjoy some light refreshments and snacks. ABOUT…

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Mastering Silhouettes

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MAGnificent Saturdays: Mastering Silhouettes Saturday March 3rd, 2018 1-4 PM Silhouettes are really all about contrast and line quality. We'll be making a tryptic (yep three) that also explore balance. Drop in family art making! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. Drop-in… no registration required Ages 3 & under…

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Crazy Capes

March 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

Mini MAG at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery: March 7th, 2018 9:30-11am Everyone likes capes and today you get to decorate your very own! Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids. This drop in…

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Guest Artist

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MAGnificent Saturdays: Guest Artist Saturday March 10th, 2018 1-4 PM It is always a bit of a mystery as to what the project will be, but what we do know is that it will be a really exciting day to come down and create. Drop in family art making! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership…

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Sea Horse Relief

March 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MiniMAG: Sea Horse Relief Wednesday, March 14th 9:30 AM - 11 AM Paper, yarn , watercolours and colours! We are making Sea Horses today and a space for them to live in. Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities…

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Personalized Book Making

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MAGnificent Saturdays: Personalized Book Making Saturday March 17th, 2018 1-4 PM Journals and diaries are great, but they are even better when you make your own book. We are folding, painting and doodling our own personalized books today. Drop in family art making! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr.…

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Monotype Printmaking with Susan Woolgar

March 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Presents MAG Sampler: Monotype Printmaking with Susan Woolgar Sunday, March 18, 2018 Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm Cost: New pricing for 2018 - $40 for MAG Members with valid membership; $50 for non-members; non-refundable Age: Adult 18+ MAG Sampler: Monotype Printmaking with Susan Woolgar Monotype prints are a wonderful way to experiment with colour, texture and pattern. Susan Woolgar will show you all you need to know to make a monotype print at home without…

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Are The Flowers Out Yet?

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MiniMAG: Are The Flowers Out Yet? Wednesday March 21st, 2018 9:30 AM - 11 AM Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids. This drop in program runs every Wednesday morning from 9:30 – 11 am and…

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Perspective Madness

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MAGnificent Saturdays: Perspective Madness Saturday March 24th, 2018 1-4 PM Who doesn't want to learn Multi-Point Perspective and create a crazy space painting with things flying at you from all over… Well we do and we are going to share this project with you today. Drop in family art making! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family…

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Colours In A Bottle

March 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MiniMAG: Colours In A Bottle Wednesday, March 28, 2018 9:30 AM - 11 AM I hope this works, it is a bit of magic! We are making galaxies in a bottle today! Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities…

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Pop Out Van Gogh

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MAGnificent Saturdays: Pop Out Van Gogh Saturday March 31st, 2018 1-4 PM Today we're mixing the art of the pop out with the art of Van Gogh. It will be a crazy mix of colour and relief sculpture for your walls! Drop in family art making! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or…

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April 2018

Little Chicks

April 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MiniMAG: Little Chicks Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM We're making rainbow chicks with rainbow eggs today! Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids. This drop in program runs every Wednesday morning from…

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First Fridays at the MAG

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

First Fridays Red Deer: Let Your Grasp Exceed Your Reach Apr 6th, 2018 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm We're open late for you to explore our newest exhibit Let Your Grasp Exceed Your Reach Red Deer College Year End Student Exhibition The galleries will be open from 5-8 pm for viewing. First Fridays Red Deer at the MAG are free to attend but donations are welcome. Enjoy some light refreshments and snacks. ABOUT THE EXHIBIT: Let Your Grasp Exceed Your…

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Stringable Mobiles

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MAGnificent Saturdays: Stringable Mobiles Saturday April 7th, 2018 1-4 PM You don't need a pencil or a pen to draw, string will work as well. Today we're playing with lines to create string mobiles. Drop in family art making! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. Drop-in… no registration required…

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Rain Sticks

April 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MiniMAG: Rain Sticks Wednesday April 18th, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Who doesn't like the peaceful sound of a rain stick? Today you get to make your own! Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids.…

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April Showers Bring Great Art Projects

April 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MiniMAG: April Showers Bring Great Art Projects Wednesday April 11th, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM We are working painting with drips and puffy clouds today. Come on down and make your own rainy landscape Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different…

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Colour It, Etch It, Hang It

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MAGnificent Saturdays: Colour It, Etch It, Hang It Saturday April 14th, 2018 1-4 PM The goal of the day is to think about colour theory and not make brown. Use your fingers to blend and swirl, then let the colours dry and etch in a few details. Drop in family art making! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG…

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Mosaic Water

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MAGnificent Saturdays: Mosaic Water Saturday April 21st, 2018 1-4 PM Come on down and work on a mosaic using only tints and shades of blue. You can add volume to your water drop using tone. Drop in family art making! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. Drop-in… no registration…

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1 Scoop, 2 Scoop, 3 Scoop…5

April 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MiniMAG: 1 Scoop, 2 Scoop, 3 Scoop...5 Wednesday April 25th, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Not sure how many scoops of ice cream you can fit on a page, we can fit 5! But the bigger question is what flavor do you want to paint it. Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are…

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Abstract Repetition

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MAGnificent Saturdays: Abstract Repetition Saturday April 28th, 2018 1-4 PM Repeating shapes filled with random colours equals a wonderful abstract piece of art. Drop in family art making! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. Drop-in… no registration required Ages 3 & under are free Create art with your kids!…

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May 2018

Pop Art: Printing with Bubbles

May 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MiniMAG: Pop Art: Printing with Bubbles Wednesday May 2nd, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM No we are not setting up a room full of bubble wrap and letting you pop them while also making a bubble print… then again that sounds great so yes we will! Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are…

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First Fridays at the MAG

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

First Friday Opening of The Writing on the Wall: Works of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert RCA May 4th, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm The Writing on the Wall: Works of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert RCA Opening Reception on May 4, 2018 from 7-9pm. Free to attend; donations are welcome. About the Exhibit: The Writing on the Wall: Works of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert RCA Exhibit runs May 5 to August 12, 2018 The Writing on the Wall: Works of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert…

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Wonky Portrait Buttons

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MAGnificent Saturdays: Wonky Portrait Buttons Saturday May 5th, 2018 1-4 PM We are making miniature wonky portrait sculptures and attaching them to buttons. Who doesn't want one of those? Drop in family art making! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. Drop-in… no registration required Ages 3 & under are…

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Crawling Colour Buttons

May 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MiniMAG: Crawling Colour Buttons Wednesday May 9th, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Come and enjoy the magical effect of colour wicking. Then make your own button out of your work. Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of…

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A Guest Artist Mystery Project

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MAGnificent Saturdays: A Guest Artist Mystery Project Saturday May 12th, 2018 1-4 PM We are eagerly anticipating a hint as to what the project will be today. We'll keep you posted. Drop in family art making! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. Drop-in… no registration required Ages 3 &…

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Bugged Landscapes

May 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MiniMAG: Bugged Landscapes Wednesday May 16th, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM It's almost that season again…BUGS! Well these ones are colourful and glued to your page so no need to worry yet. Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and…

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Tints and Shades Equals Tone

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MAGnificent Saturdays: Tints and Shades Equals Tone Saturday May 19th, 2018 1-4 PM Every time we look at the walls of paint colour samples the first thing that comes to our mind isn't what colour should I paint my walls, but rather, what project can we do with those! Well here's our chance and yours to actually give it a try! Drop in family art making! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18…

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Miniature Impressions

May 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MiniMAG: Miniature Impressions Wednesday May 23rd, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Make your own miniature impression pendant.  Or for that matter make as many as you want. Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids. This…

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Painting with Ice

May 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Red Deer , AB Canada

MiniMAG: Painting with Ice Wednesday May 30th, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM We're keeping it cold and abstract today because we are painting with ice! Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids. This drop in…

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