Gallery Guide

Gallery Connections is a mix of commercial, public, and community galleries working together to promote great places to see and buy art in Red Deer. Use this Gallery Guide and map below to help you to find and learn more about the individual galleries.
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Connect with galleries directly or use the map to take yourself on a tour on the First Friday of each month. To find out more about Gallery Connections and First Fridays, contact the Red Deer Arts Council.

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Galleries in Red Deer

This information is accurate at the time of publishing, and we do our best to keep it current. However, we recommend contacting galleries directly to confirm hours of operation.

A+ Art Gallery & Unique Collections
203 - 4919 49 Street, The Imperial Block

Hours:

Wed - Sat: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Website: www.aplusartgallery.vistaprintdigital.com/
Email: aplusgallery@hotmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/AplusArtGallery
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aplus.artgallery/
Phone: 403-896-8882

Featuring fine art works by central Albertan artists. We provide workshops in different art techniques and new and eclectic pieces each month. We are committed to bringing you emerging and upcoming artists.

Alberta Sport Hall of Fame & Museum
102 - 4200 Queen Elizabeth II Highway

Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat/Sun/Holidays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Website: https://albertasportshall.ca/
Email: info@albertasportshall.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlbertaSportsHall/ 
Twitter: @ABSportsHall
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/albertasportshall/ 
Phone: 403-341-8614

We provide a family-friendly interactive experience. Be surprised at what you will discover inside including our Hall of Fame Gallery.

Art in the Hallway
Northside Community Centre YMCA, 6391 76 St

Hours:

Weekdays 9 p.m. - 5 p.m., Saturdays, starting Sept 17, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Website: https://northernalberta.ymca.ca/YMCA-Locations/Red-Deer-Region/Northside-Community-Centre-YMCA
Email: wendy.meeres@northernalberta.ymca.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YMCARedDeer
Phone: 403-967-YMCA (9622)

An informal community gallery in the main floor hallway of the centre. Features displays of two-dimensional art changing every two months.

ARTribute Art School
Old Court House, 212, 4836 Ross Street, Treaty 6 & 7

Hours:

By appointment

Website: www.artributeartschool.com
Email: erinboake@hotmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ArtributeArtSchool/
Instagram: @artribute_art_school
Phone: 403-397-9014

Artribute Art School provides ongoing art classes for children, and serves as a space for Pop-Up art exhibitions.

Corridor Community Gallery
4501 47A Avenue (lower level, Recreation Centre)

Hours:

Mon – Thurs, 5:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Fri 5:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun 12-5 p.m.

Closed stat holidays, subject to change without notice.

Website: www.reddeer.ca/galleries
Email: culturemailbox@reddeer.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thecityofreddeer
Phone: 403-406-8820

Facilitated by the City of Red Deer, the Corridor Community Gallery is a public space adjacent to the ceramic arts studio in the Recreation Centre, providing an exhibition opportunity for local artists and groups. The Recreation Centre’s public art collection may also be viewed in and around the facility.

Curiosity Art & Framing
4676 61 Street, Bay 4

Hours:

Mon - Fri 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. or by appointment.

Website: www.curiosityartandframing.com
Email: artcuriosities@gmail.com 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CuriosityArtandFraming
Phone: 403-885-6408

Our gallery promotes and features local area artists that use a variety of mediums. We have a feature artist exhibition that changes every three months, as well as a changing collection from a variety of artists. We are committed to growing the arts in central Alberta.

Kiwanis Gallery
In Red Deer Public Library, 4818 49 Street

Hours:

Mon - Thurs, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Fri 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat & Sun 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Website: www.reddeerartscouncil.ca/kiwanis-gallery
Email: info@reddeerartscouncil.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/reddeerartscouncil
Twitter: @RDArtsCouncil
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rdartscouncil/ 
Phone: 403-348-2787

The Red Deer Arts Council supports and promotes artists and the multi-disciplinary arts in Central Alberta.  In this public art gallery, the council curates and presents visual art exhibitions from around Alberta, in partnership with the Red Deer Public Library.

Marjorie Wood Gallery
6300 45 Avenue

Hours:

Daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fall-Spring
Daily 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Summer

Website: www.waskasoopark.ca
Email: programs@waskasoopark.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KerryWoodNatureCentre
Phone: 403-346-2010

The Marjorie Wood Gallery is located in the Kerry Wood Nature Centre, open year-round, closing only for Christmas day. We take great pride in showcasing Alberta artists and their unique connections to the natural world.

Red Deer Arts Council Community Gallery
6 - 4919 49 Street, The Imperial Block

Hours:

Wed - Fri: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (and during events on weekends and evenings)

Website: www.reddeerartscouncil.ca
Email: info@reddeerartscouncil.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/300553682225705
Phone: 403-348-2787

The Red Deer Arts Council supports and promotes the growth and development of artists of all disciplines.  A welcoming and inclusive community art gallery featuring creative visual, literary, and performing art works form the Red Deer area and beyond.

Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG)
4525 47A Avenue

Admission by donation.

Opening Hours:

Mon - Sat 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed Sun and holidays

Website: www.reddeermuseum.com
Email: museum@reddeermuseum.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/RedDeerMuseumandArtGallery
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reddeermag/ 
Twitter: @RedDeerMuseum
Phone: 597-797-4040

If you are looking for a great place to explore, year-round check out the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG). The MAG offers a permanent history exhibit and travelling art and history exhibits representing local to national artists and stories. Enjoy a variety of activities for all ages.

Red Deer Polytechnic Art Galleries
100 College Blvd

Hours:

Mid-September to the end of April, summer hours vary.

Website: https://rdpolytech.ca/programs/creative-arts/visual-art-diploma
Email: robin.lambert@rdpolytech.ca
Phone: 403-342-3328

Centre for Visual Art Learning Gallery East end 900 hallway

Critique and exhibition space for Visual Art courses.

Cenovus Learning Commons Display Case West end

Rotating exhibits of student work enrolled in the Visual Art program, alumni art and art from the RDC Permanent Art Collection.

Knock Knock Gallery Room 2926

Visual Art student-run space that exhibits work by students, alumni, faculty, staff and art from the RDC Permanent Art Collection.

Riverlands Studio & Gallery
5123 48 Street

Hours:

1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays and by appointment

Website: www.clgilchrist.com
Email: clgilchrist@shaw.ca
Facebook: http://Facebook.com/RiverlandsStudioandGallery
Instagram: http://instagram.com/clgilchrist_artist
Phone: 403-596-8890

This downtown commercial gallery features a monthly spotlight on a variety of local and provincial visual artists. It is also the working studio for Carol Lynn Gilchrist, ASA, a contemporary landscape painter who works in watercolour, acrylic and oil. Traditional artwork of water, skies, and prairie scenes that are ideal for the home or office. Commissioned work welcomed.

The Velvet Olive Lounge
4828C 50 Street (entrance via Back Alley)

Hours:

Wed - Sat, 4 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Sun 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Website: www.thevelvetolive.com 
Email: thevelvetolive@gmail.com 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/velvetolivelounge
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thevelvetolive/
Phone: 403-986-1030

The Velvet Olive Lounge has a new artist featured monthly, live music three nights a week, and tasty cocktails available daily. Come enjoy the cozy atmosphere.

Viewpoint Gallery
5205 48 Avenue, in the former Intermediate School

Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., evenings & weekends during events (please inquire). Closed statutory holidays.

Website: www.reddeer.ca/galleries 
Email: culturemailbox@reddeer.ca 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thecityofreddeer
Phone: 403-406-8820

A gallery space hosted by the City of Red Deer, Community Development, the Viewpoint Gallery presents the work of artists, groups and curators exhibiting original works of art.

First Fridays

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First Fridays Red Deer is a monthly event. Local art galleries host exhibit openings and special events open to the public. Make a night of it! Tour the various galleries and enjoy some of the diverse visual art offerings Red Deer and Central Alberta have to share. Monthly listings from participating galleries and locations are updated on the Red Deer Arts Council website.

Public Art

The City of Red Deer’s Public Art Collection creates meaningful spaces in parks, street corners, on buildings and in facilities throughout our city. Our collection of over 120 original works range from murals and mosaics, tapestries, photography and paintings to benches and sculptures. Find out more at reddeer.ca/publicart.