October 2019 Schedule

First Friday Events for

October 4, 2019

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Title: Author Readings at Alberta Bound

Artist: Lynn LeCorre
Kiwanis Gallery, 4818 49 Street,in Red Deer Public Library – operated by Red Deer Arts Council
Media: Mixed Media
Dates: August 18 – October 14, 2019
Reception: First Friday Red Deer October 4th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. We are featuring the works of five Central Alberta writers reading some of their homegrown short stories and literary works, including: Jock Mackenzie, Lyle Meeres, Peggy Freeman, John A. Burnham and Paul R. Bond. Come hear local talent reading local tales in conjunction with this local art exhibition! This event is open to members, affiliates, the media and invited guests.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2404320163189035/

****PLEASE NOTE NEW EVENT TIMES in effect for this gallery***

Road West (R.R. 283 near Poplar Ridge School)
Acrylic on Board, 2018
Lynn LeCorre

Title: Remarkable Red Deer

Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, 4525 47 A Avenue
Media: Mixed Media
Date: October 4th, 2019 from 5 – 8pm
Reception: As part of First Fridays Red Deer this October, 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. Enjoy some light refreshments and snacks. Free to attend; donations gratefully accepted.There will be a opening reception for “Dave More: A Painter’s Gift” later in the month.

Title: Wandering Soul

Artist: Dieppe
The Velvet Olive Lounge 4928C 50 Street (access via back alley/51st Street)
Media: Photography
Dates: October 1 - 31, 2019
Opening Reception on October 4th from 6 – 8m with the artist in attendance.

Wandering SoulPhotography

Title: Strange and Unusual Things

Artist: Michael Huyzer, Amanda Frost, Sandy Roenspies, Hilda Valdes, Marianne Harris, Jessica Pettit, Mike Villasana, Maggie Mylow, Tami Jo Shaw, Meghan Harkins, Joshua Alexander, Holly Mayoh, Pachamama, Gordon Hiebert, Gordon Klaassen, Rita Schoenberger and more...
A + Art Gallery & Unique Collections,Unit 203, 4919 49th Street
Media: Alcohol inks, Acrylics, Oils, Mixed Media, Resin, Sculptural, Watercolor
Dates: October 1 - 31, 2019
Opening Reception: First Friday October 4th from 4pm – 6pm with refreshments provided and the artist in attendance.https://www.facebook.com/events/655529371636211/Gallery viewing times: 11am - 5pmTuesday - Friday (closed Monday). Saturday open 12pm – 6pm.

Title: The View from Here

Artist: Sheena McNiff-Wolfe
Viewpoint Gallery, Culture Services Centre, 5205 48 Street
Media: Ceramics
Dates: October 3 - 26, 2019
Exhibition presented by the Harris-Warke Gallery.Opening reception Friday October 4th from 6 – 8pm with the artist in attendance.

Title: Da.'t.'um

Artist: Leah Scott
The Hub on Ross Art Gallery, 4936 Ross Street
Media: Photography and Paintings
Dates: October 1 – 31, 2019
Opening reception Friday October 4th from 1 – 3pm with the artist in attendance.


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

Title: Bron

Artist: Chance Ogilvie
Marjorie Wood Gallery in the Kerry Wood Nature Centre, 6300 45 Ave
Media: Acrylic
Dates: August 30 – October 29, 2019
No reception for October. Gallery viewing times are 10 am – 8 pm everyday.Title: A Moment of Their Time

Title: Oh, the Places We’ve Been!
Artist: Central Alberta Photographic Society (CAPS)
Website: http://www.centralalbertaphotographicsociety.com
CAPS members share images they’ve taken while on travels outside of Alberta.
Corridor Community Gallery, 4501 – 47 A Ave, in lower level of the Recreation Centre
Media: digital photography
Dates: First set of images: October 4th – Oct 31st
Second set of images: Nov 1 – Nov 30th
Hours: Mon–Thu 5:30am–10pm, Fri 5:30am–5pm, Sat 8am–5pm, Sun 12pm–5 pm
No First Friday reception.

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

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