June 2019 Schedule

First Friday Red Deer, June 7th, 2019

Title: Hang-ups and Insights: The 11th Annual IB and AP Art Show

Artists: Students of Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School and Hunting Hills High School
Kiwanis Gallery, 4818 49 Streetin Red Deer Public Library - operated by the Red Deer Arts Council
Media: Mixed Media
May 22 to June 16, 2019
Reception: First Friday Red Deer June 7th from 6pm to 8 pm.This is a family-friendly event.


平和 (Heiwa)
Alyssa Richardson
Mixed Media on masonite board
Ecole Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School


Title: Horizon Lines: Reflections on Fire and Water

Artist: Paul Boultbee and Glynis Wilson Boultbee
Marjorie Wood Gallery in the Kerry Wood Nature Centre, 6300 45 Ave
Media: Mixed Media
Dates: April 27 to June 21, 2019
First Friday Reception June 7th from 4 – 6 pm with the artists in attendance. Gallery viewing times are 10 am – 8 pm everyday.


Title: Perspectives

Artist: Karmen Duncan-Toth
The Art Factory, 4914 50th Avenue
Media: Photography
Dates: June 3 - July 7, 2019
First Friday Reception June 7th from 4 – 9 pm with the artist in attendance. Gallery viewing times are 12 pm – 5 pm Tuesday to Saturday.

Title: Spirit Animal

Artist: Jared Sieben
The Hub on Ross Art Gallery, 4936 Ross (50) Street
Media: Acrylic on Canvas
Dates:until June 30, 2019
Opening Reception on June 7th from 4 – 6 pm.All artworks are priced for sale.


Title: Painter in Bloom

Artist: Hilda Valdes
A+ Art Gallery & Unique Collections, Unit 203, 4919 49th Street
Media: Oil
Dates: June 1 - 30, 2019
Opening Reception: First Friday June 7th with artist in attendance from 4pm – 6pm with refreshments provided. Gallery viewing times are 11 am to 5pm Tuesday through Friday (closed Mondays). Saturday open from 12 pm – 6 pm.


Flowers in Red
Oil on Canvas, 40' x 30'
Hilda Valdes, 2019


Title: TBD

Artist: Layla Billey Thordarson
The Velvet Olive Lounge, 4928C 50 Street (entrance via 51st Street Alleyway)
Media: TBD (2D)
Dates: June 1 - 30, 2019
First Friday opening on June 7th, 2019 from 6 – 8 pm

Title: Kinship: Images of Family and Community from the MAG’s Indigenous and Inuit Art Collection

Artist: Multiple Artists
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, 4525 47 A Avenue
Media: Mixed Media
Dates: May 11th to July 8th, 2019
6 pm tour of the exhibition by the Art Curators. First Friday will be on June 7th from 5 pm to 8 pm. Refreshments provided.

The Witness Blanket will also be open for viewing.

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

Title: Alberta in Abstraction Vol. 1

Artist: Ashley Hunt

Corridor Community Gallery – lower level at the downtown Recreation Centre, 4501-47A Avenue

Media: Mixed Media & Acrylic
Dates: extended until May 31st , 2019
Ashley Hunt is a graduate of the Alberta College of Art and Design who works primarily in and draws inspiration from local landscapes.

No First Friday Red Deer reception. Facilitated by the City of Red Deer Culture Services and featuring the work of local emerging and established artists. Open Mon-Thurs 5:30am-10pm / Fri 5:30am-5pm / Sat 8am-5 pm / Sun 12pm-5pm. Closed for stat holidays. www.reddeer.ca/galleries

Re-opening at its new home downtown in July 2019!

Viewpoint Gallery, Cultural Services Centre, 5205 48 Street

Red Deer Arts Council's Vision is a dynamic community that celebrates and supports the arts.

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