Art Speaks Learning Series

Art Speaks is an ongoing series of artist talks held on select Wednesday evenings and co-presented by the Red Deer Arts Council (RDAC) and the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG.) Registration is required.

Attendance is $10 for Red Deer Arts Council and Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery Members, and $15 for non-members. (But membership to the MAG is FREE for their 50th Anniversary year! Sessions are aimed at those ages 16+.

Email info(at)reddeerartscouncil.ca for the special link to access the RDAC member discount online or ask for the password to buy in person at the MAG! All sessions take place in the Stewart Discovery Studio at the Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery, 4525-47A Avenue.

Visit the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery to register for the sessions. https://reddeermuseum.com/artspeaks/

Winter 2023 Classes include:

How to Frame and Ship Artwork with Andrea Hatch

of Curiosity Art & Framing

January 25 - 6:30pm

Attention all artists! Learn best practices in presenting and conserving your artwork. Join Andrea Hatch from Curiosity Art & Framing in her presentation on the importance of framing artwork and how to ship artwork for safety and preservation.

This presentation is offered as part of Art Speaks and takes place at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery from 6:30-8 pm. Pre-registration is required. Light refreshments available. For ages 18+.

https://reddeermuseum.com/event/how-to-frame-and-s...


Paths To Publishing with Crystal Kirkham,

Local Writer and Publisher

February 22 - 6:30pm

Join Crystal Kirkham in her talk on the many different Paths to Publishing. From self-publishing to signing a contract with one of the big five publishers, this presentation will give an overview of the many different ways someone can become a published author. We’ll cover the pros and cons of the various types of publishing as well as red flags that authors should be aware of.

This presentation is offered as part of Art Speaks and takes place at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery from 6:30-8 pm. Pre-registration is required. Light refreshments available. For ages 18+.

https://reddeermuseum.com/event/paths-to-publishin...


So Many Artists, So Few Galleries – Finding Your Way Inwith Larry Reese

March 29 - 6:30pm

How does one go about building a relationship with an art gallery? What approach is most conducive for a mutual beneficial connection? First and foremost, is the gallery right for you and are you right for the gallery? Larry Reese has multiple tips to offer those artists who seek to expand ways to get their art seen and potentially sold. The talk will include a list of do’s and don’t, informative handouts, and a lively, hopefully entertaining discussion.

This presentation is offered as part of Art Speaks and takes place at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery from 6:30-8 pm. Pre-registration is required. Light refreshments available. For ages 18+.

https://reddeermuseum.com/event/so-many-artists-so...



THE ACTIVATION COMMITTEE IS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS!

If you like working with projects, this is a committee that may fit your style of volunteering. Ideal committee members will have a passionate interest or experience in the arts and a commitment to promoting and developing the arts in the community. Contact us for information.

The Activation Committee plans, develops, organizes and implements workshops and special events that will support the arts community in its development, with an emphasis on representing all sectors (visual, literary, performing and cultural) equitably, and geared to arts organizations and artists in Red Deer and area.

We further promote ongoing networking to share knowledge and experience via our workshops and Creative Connections social events and our arts and culture social at the Troubled Monk. The event is held every other month on the second Tuesday at 6:30 pm as a means of furthering connections between various artists of all genres. (Sept, Nov, Jan, Mar, May, June for Summer news!) Troubled Monk #1, 5551 45 Street (Cronquist Business Park)

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