May 2019 Schedule

First Friday Red Deer, May 3rd, 2019

Title: Middle School Awesome Art Show

Artists: Students of Eastview Middle School, Central Middle School, Westpark Middle School, Glendale School, and Gateway Christian School
Kiwanis Gallery, 4818 49 Streetin Red Deer Public Library - operated by the Red Deer Arts Council
Media: Mixed Media
Dates: April 24 May 20, 2019
Reception: First Friday Red Deer April 5th from 6pm to 8 pm.This is a family-friendly event.

Title: Second Glance

Artist: A collaborative art exhibit by students from St. Joseph High School
The Hub on Ross Art Gallery, 4936 Ross (50) Street
Media: Mixed Media, Digital Art, Photography
Dates: until May 31, 2019
First Friday will have live music and a market on May 3rd from 1 – 3 pm, but no reception particular to the exhibition.Gallery viewing times are 11 am – 1 pm Monday through Friday.

Title: Art and the City

Artist: A group of painters who met taking classes through City of Red Deer Culture Services!
Artribute Art School, #212, 4836 Ross St (The Old Court House)
Media: Acrylics
Dates: One Night Only! Pop-Up Gallery!
First Friday Reception May 3rd from 6 – 8 pm.

Title: Pandora's Boxes

Artist: Michael Huyzer
A+ Art Gallery & Unique Collections, Unit 203, 4919 49th Street
Media: Mixed media, paint and sculptural
Dates: May 1st – 31st, 2019
Opening Reception: First Friday May 3rd from 4pm – 6pm.
Sculptural boxes you can use to store your precious items and memories. Each is hand painted/crafted to bring out unique features. In conjunction with this event, Jennifer George Photography’s new studio Grand Opening is taking place across the hall during the same timeframe.Jennifer is giving away photography sessions, will have a model wearing Beth Anne Couture and you could find yourself among Cosplayers in full costume!

Title: Sound & Vision

Artist: Harry Thompson
The Velvet Olive Lounge, 4928C 50 Street (entrance via 51st Street Alleyway)
Media: Acrylic on Canvas
Dates:May 1 – 31, 2019
First Friday opening on May 3rd, 2019 from 6 – 8 pm

Title: The Witness Blanket

Artist: Based on the artwork of Carey Newman and circulated by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, 4525 47 A Avenue
Media: Mixed Media
Dates: May 4 – June 23, 2019
First Friday opening on May 3rd, 2019 from 5 – 8pm with light refreshments.

Title: Everyday Wonderments – A Selection

Artist: Corinne Anderton
Wild Horse Market Studio, 5005 50 Street
Media: Watercolour
Dates: until May 31, 2019
First Friday opening reception on May 3rd from 5 pm – 7:30 pm.


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

Title: Alberta’s Native Flora

Artist:Members of the Red Deer Art Club
Marjorie Wood Gallery in the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Media:Mixed Media
Dates:February 25 to April 26, 2019
No First Friday event for April or May.

Title: Works in Progress: Public Art Process

Viewpoint Gallery, Cultural Services Centre, 3827 - 39 Street, Red Deer
The Viewpoint Gallery hosts a new exhibit - a behind-the-scenes peek at the art submission process for some of the City of Red Deer’s past Public Art competitions.
For more information on the Public Art Program or art works in the collection please visit or contact the Public Art Coordinator at 403-406-8820.
No First Friday Red Deer reception.City of Red Deer Culture Services contact (403)309-4091.Hours are Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Closed from 12 to 1).
***Please note this venue will be moving in May and opening hours may be different. Please call in advance of a visit.***