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Attention Visual Artists!

Interested in having a show in 2011? The Red Deer Arts Council operates the Snell Gallery at the Red Deer Public Library and is now accepting submissions. Read more

New Ghost Ideas Wanted

The downtown Sorensen transit station and parking garage is about to become home to Red Deer’s tenth "ghost". The ghosts of Red Deer are bronze statues of prominent figures of Red Deer’s past. It has been roughly ten years since the last ghost statue, of Mickey the beaver and Doris Forbes. Read more

Art Alley returns to Downtown Red Deer

Art Alley returns to Red Deer this summer for the second consecutive year. The project, responsible for the addition of five original murals to Downtown Red Deer in 2014, aims to bring three more to the alleys of our city before the end of the summer season. Read more

Ghost Statues Helping Keep History Alive

There’s always someone waiting to greet visitors to Red Deer’s downtown. Cast in bronze, the city’s collection of 10 Ghost statues mingle with citizens on sidewalks and parks to tell their Red Deer story. Read more

Call to Visual Artists

A call for submissions encourages visual artists to get rooted in the arts. In celebration of Red Deer’s selection as host city for the 2013 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artists Awards, the City of Red Deer Culture Services and the Harris-Warke Gallery will host a juried art exhibition titled ‘Rooted in the Arts’ that will be on display in June 2013, at the same time as the awards. The exhibition will celebrate visual arts and culture in Red Deer in conjunction with many other cultural events surrounding the Distinguished Artists Awards. Read more

Fiestaval Latin Festival Spiced Up for 2012

More bands, more dancing and more food have joined the mix to spice up Red Deer’s city centre for the third-annual Fiestaval Latin Festival on Saturday. Vehicle traffic will be blocked on Ross Street at 49th Avenue from 11 a.m. to late into the night to bring a program that has been significantly enhanced from last year. This year’s Fiestaval introduces many new performers, including a 12-piece mariachi band from Mexico to take the stage in the beer gardens from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. Read more

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