Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery

Central Alberta artist David More. (Contributed image).

Central Alberta artist’s work explored in new book

Dave More’s garden and landscape art is celebrated

 

Scott Marsden is the new executive-director of the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. (Contributed photo).

New director hired for Red Deer museum

The Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery has a new executive-director. Scott…

 

The new Marguerite Lerouge Watson Reading Room in the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery is now open to the public for research. (Contributed photo).

Century-old periodicals can be viewed at new Red Deer museum reading room

Mail-order catalogues and magazines dating back to the early 1900s can be…

The new Marguerite Lerouge Watson Reading Room in the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery is now open to the public for research. (Contributed photo).
Red Deer museum is now accepting registrations for in-person and virtual kids’ summer camps. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer museum is accepting summer camp registrations

Virtual and in-person camps will run from July 5 to Aug. 13

Red Deer museum is now accepting registrations for in-person and virtual kids’ summer camps. (Contributed photo).
The new multiple artist exhibit, A Prairie Vernacular, can be seen when the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery reopens to the public on Tuesday. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer museum to reopen on Tuesday with new exhibit

A Prairie Vernacular is a multiple artist show

The new multiple artist exhibit, A Prairie Vernacular, can be seen when the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery reopens to the public on Tuesday. (Contributed photo).
The Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery and other arts and culture organizations are planning a Family Fun Day of activities that Red Deerians can do safely during the pandemic. (Contributed image).
The Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery and other arts and culture organizations are planning a Family Fun Day of activities that Red Deerians can do safely during the pandemic. (Contributed image).
Patrick Mitsuing, a world champion dancer, adjusts a porcupine head dress in a new exhibit of Powwow dance regalia at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

The power and history of powwows are showcased in Red Deer museum exhibit

Sylvan Lake couple want to foster understanding, cultural appreciation

Patrick Mitsuing, a world champion dancer, adjusts a porcupine head dress in a new exhibit of Powwow dance regalia at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Red Deer teenager Amy Aulenback has been taking pictures of the city before and after the shutdown to help deal with feelings of isolation. Her image of the empty Carnival Cinema parking lot is part of the Red Deer museum’s pandemic display. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

COVID-19 milestones recounted in Red Deer museum display

Citizens have been adapting to the ‘new normal’ in innovative ways

Red Deer teenager Amy Aulenback has been taking pictures of the city before and after the shutdown to help deal with feelings of isolation. Her image of the empty Carnival Cinema parking lot is part of the Red Deer museum’s pandemic display. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
David More’s painting Black and Red, showing until Sept. 5 at the Red Deer Museum, highlights the diverse, dense summer crowds that gathered at Sylvan Lake when physical distancing wasn’t a requirement. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Central Alberta artist depicts those lazy, hazy (virus-free) days of summer at Sylvan Lake

David More’s Shore Figures exhibit is showing at the Red Deer museum

David More’s painting Black and Red, showing until Sept. 5 at the Red Deer Museum, highlights the diverse, dense summer crowds that gathered at Sylvan Lake when physical distancing wasn’t a requirement. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Executive director Lorna Johnson, left, and collections manager Melanie Berndt help set up an exhibit of David More’s beach paintings. They can be seen when the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery reopens on July 2. (Advocate file photo).

Red Deer museum to reopen with reduced hours on July 2

Citizens who are weathering the pandemic will be recognized in a new exhibit

Executive director Lorna Johnson, left, and collections manager Melanie Berndt help set up an exhibit of David More’s beach paintings. They can be seen when the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery reopens on July 2. (Advocate file photo).
Executive director Lorna Johnson, left, and collections manager Melanie Berndt help with a new exhibit of David More’s beach paintings at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. The exhibit is going up just in time for the attraction’s reopening Monday. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery to reopen Monday

Kids’ summer camps start in July with limited enrolment

Executive director Lorna Johnson, left, and collections manager Melanie Berndt help with a new exhibit of David More’s beach paintings at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. The exhibit is going up just in time for the attraction’s reopening Monday. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Red Deer museum exhibits co-ordinator Kim Verrier examines artifacts in the Anne Frank exhibit, including the Star of David patches Jews were forced to wear and a facsimile of Anne’s diary. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Red Deer museum exhibits co-ordinator Kim Verrier examines artifacts in the Anne Frank exhibit, including the Star of David patches Jews were forced to wear and a facsimile of Anne’s diary. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
A photo of balloons and a floating banner from an AIDS protest, from the pop-up exhibit Sex, Sin & 69 at the Red Deer museum. (Contributed image).

Difficult history of gay rights recounted in pop-up exhibit at Red Deer museum

It’s 50 years since decriminalization of homosexuality

A photo of balloons and a floating banner from an AIDS protest, from the pop-up exhibit Sex, Sin & 69 at the Red Deer museum. (Contributed image).
Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                Buddhist monks from the Dzongkar Choede Monastery in India are at the Red Deer museum until Sunday creating a coloured sand mandala that promotes peace, compassion and ‘loving kindness.’

Buddhist monks hope to help Red Deer-area residents achieve a sense of inner peace

‘Anger is the enemy’ — even if caused by a bitter recession

Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                Buddhist monks from the Dzongkar Choede Monastery in India are at the Red Deer museum until Sunday creating a coloured sand mandala that promotes peace, compassion and ‘loving kindness.’
Two large rocks were thrown with enough force to shatter both sets of front doors at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery early on Tuesday. The entrance was later repaired. (Contributed photo).

Vandal(s) smash front doors of Red Deer museum

Facility was closed briefly until repairs were done

Two large rocks were thrown with enough force to shatter both sets of front doors at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery early on Tuesday. The entrance was later repaired. (Contributed photo).
Red Deer artist Erin Boake with a mountainous collage of clothing from her exhibit about motherhood at the Red Deer Museum. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Red Deer artist Erin Boake with a mountainous collage of clothing from her exhibit about motherhood at the Red Deer Museum. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Central Alberta sculptor Jude Griebel prepares his life-size work Feeder, which combines landscape with the human form. It’s showing at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Farmyards take on human proportions in Red Deer museum exhibit

Artists Jude Griebel and Tammy Salzl create psychological portraits

Central Alberta sculptor Jude Griebel prepares his life-size work Feeder, which combines landscape with the human form. It’s showing at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Detail from the silkscreen print Reflection #112 (c. 1977) by Daphne Odig. This work is part of a show of First Nations art from the Red Deer museum’s collection, which is running at the facility until July 8. (Contributed image).

PHOTO: Indigenous art exhibited at Red Deer museum celebrates kinship

Paintings, prints, sculptures are showing until July 8

Detail from the silkscreen print Reflection #112 (c. 1977) by Daphne Odig. This work is part of a show of First Nations art from the Red Deer museum’s collection, which is running at the facility until July 8. (Contributed image).
Central Alberta artist David More, with his art. (Contributed image).

Central Alberta artist makes “monumental gift” of his works to Red Deer museum

‘It was a chance to give something back to the community,’ said David More

Central Alberta artist David More, with his art. (Contributed image).