March 2020 Schedule

First Friday Events for

March 6, 2020

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Lights Of The Night
Watercolour; 2019
Marianne Harris

Title: Vision 2020

Artists: Red Deer Arts Council Members Exhibition
Kiwanis Gallery, 4818 49 Street, in Red Deer Public Library – operated by Red Deer Arts Council
Media: Mixed Media
Dates: February 18, 2020 – April 19, 2020
Reception: First Friday Red Deer March 6th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm with many of the artists in attendance.

Title: Life in Central Alberta

Artist: Osi Cruz-Lahtinen
Marjorie Wood Gallery in the Kerry Wood Nature Centre, 6300 45 Ave
Media: Acrylics & Watercolours
Dates: February 20, 2020 – April 20, 2020
Reception with artist in attendance March 6th 4 – 6pm.Gallery viewing times are 10 am – 5 pm everyday.

Title: Feather & Claw

Artists: Jeff Powers
A + Art Gallery & Unique Collections, Unit 203, 4919 49th Street
Media: Digital and Watercolour
Dates: March 1 – 31, 2020
Opening Reception: March 6th from 4 – 6pm with the artist in attendance. Artist Jeff Powers’ inspiring pieces show the intricate crossover between Birds and dinosaurs.

Title: A Viewpoint Gallery Collective Members Show

Artist: Susan Woolgar, Alysse Bowd, Robin Lambert, Erin Boake, Dawn Candy, Arto Djerdjerian, Darren Petersen, Dawn Detarando and Brian McArthur
Viewpoint Gallery, Culture Services Centre, 5205 48 Street
Media: Mixed Media
Dates: March 6 – April 24, 2020
Opening Reception Friday, March 6 at 6 – 8pm with artists in attendance.Hours:Mon–Fri 8:00 am-4:30 pm, open weekends and after hours during programs and events.Closed Good Friday through Easter Monday.For more information about the Viewpoint Gallery, please visit:

Fragmentation (detail)
Mixed Media, 2019
Glynis Wilson Boultbee

Title: Eye Shadows - a compilation of images and poems tracing a medical journey

Artist: Glynis Wilson Boultbee
Corridor Community Gallery, 4501 – 47 A Ave, in lower level of the Recreation Centre
Media: Words and Images
Dates: February 29 – April 30, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, March 6 at 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. The artist will be in attendance.
Facilitated by City of Red Deer Culture Services and featuring the work of local emerging and established artists.Hours Mon–Fri 5:30am–5pm, Sat 8am–5pm, Sun 12pm–5 pm.Closed Good Friday through Easter Monday.

Emily Thomson at work

Title: Rhythm and Revel: Abstract Expressionism

Artist: Emily Thomson
The Velvet Olive Lounge, 4928C 50 Street (access via back alley/51st Street)
Media: Acrylic
Dates: March 1 – 31, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, March 6th from 6 – 8pm.These paintings are inspired by my love of Dancing, Art history and Parties! They are created by dancing with painted feet on canvases to capture movement, evoke celebration and My goal is to get my audience visually lost in the art the same way I get lost in dance. Emily Thomson is a Central Alberta Artist who has a diverse range of artistic endeavours. Outside of painting she is a swing dancer, yogi, ukulele player and a passionate social goofball.

Title: Cosmos Creative

Artist: A Collaborative Art Exhibit by Katie, Steven, Sharon, Robin and Chris
The Hub on Ross Art Gallery, 4936 Ross Street
Media: Acrylic Paintings on Canvas
Dates: March 1 - 31, 2020
Opening Reception March 6th from 1-3pm with the artists in attendance.

Last Chance Tours: Anne Frank – A History for Today

Sacrifice, Hope, Friendship: Canada & the Liberation of Holland

Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, 4525 47 A Avenue
Join a MAG staff member for informal tours of our permanent history exhibition, Remarkable Red Deer: Stories from the Heart of the Parkland from 5-8 pm, plus check out the temporary exhibits “Anne Frank – A History for Today” and “Sacrifice, Hope, Friendship: Canada & the Liberation of Holland.”Enjoy some light refreshments and snacks. Free to attend; donations gratefully accepted.Gallery open from 10am – 8pm.


Gallery shows new and continuing with no receptions, although spaces are open to the public.

Sunworks Gallery, 110-4913 50 Avenue
No reception for March.

First Friday Red Deer is the monthly event where downtown art galleries hold exhibit openings and special events.

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