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Join us during Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Help us eliminate the stigma surrounding dementia. Visit ilivewithdementia.ca to read the personal stories of Canadians living with Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia to inspire you into action and get involved with the Alzheimer Society. Reducing stigma starts with understanding and understanding begins with you.
From Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG)
The travelling exhibition Anne Frank – A History for Today, a travelling exhibition from the Anne Frank House (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), will be
From Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG)
The travelling exhibition Anne Frank – A History for Today, a travelling exhibition from the Anne Frank House (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), will be on display at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG) January 12 to March 22, 2020. This exhibit aims to bring Anne’s life story to the attention of people all over the world to encourage them to reflect on the dangers of anti-Semitism, racism and discrimination and the importance of freedom, equal rights and democracy. As part of this exhibit the MAG will be showing artworks created by Red Deer high school students in response to the Anne Frank story.
This exhibition tells the story of Anne Frank set against the background of the Holocaust. The exhibition makes use of images from the Frank family and quotations from the Diary of Anne Frank. Each panel displays information about the most important developments of that time: the rise of National Socialism, the Second World War and the persecution of the Jews. This exhibition has three artefacts that visitors will be able to see: a replica of the Diary of Anne Frank, a Yellow Star of David, a 3D model of the Anne Frank House and a Nazi program from 1935-1936.
“We are pleased to present this exhibition during the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Holland from Nazi occupation,” says Lorna Johnson, Executive Director. “The Diary of Anne Frank continues to be a moving testament to the optimism of youth in the most trying situations. The Anne Frank House Museum in Amsterdam has made a commitment to work with youth all over the world to eliminate racism and discrimination. We are pleased to bring their message to Red Deer and we would like to thank the teachers and students of Red Deer’s high schools who have embraced the project and created artworks for display, and who have volunteered to be tour guides in the exhibition.”
Opening Reception: Join the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery at 2pm on Sunday, January 26, 2020 for the joint opening reception of Anne Frank: A History for Today and the MAG’s in-house exhibit Sacrifice, Hope, Friendship: Canada and the Liberation of Holland.
January 12 (Sunday) 2:00 pm - March 22 (Sunday) 5:00 pm mst
Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery Address: 4525 - 47A Avenue, Red Deer
Returning for its 12th year, the Red Deer Justice Film Festival promises an exciting line-up, certain to captivate audiences with its powerful and timely topics. Founded on the importance
Returning for its 12th year, the Red Deer Justice Film Festival promises an exciting line-up, certain to captivate audiences with its powerful and timely topics. Founded on the importance of communal and worldwide activism, the Festival will screen 9 impactful films, including local filmmaker Kate McKenzie’s The Secret Marathon- a film inspired by the courageous efforts of Afghan women who risk it all for the freedom to run. The Red Deer Justice Film Festival is especially excited to announce that McKenzie will be speaking after the film to share her own experiences in Afghanistan as she trained in secret with her marathon mentor to support these women.
The Secret Marathon’s message of equality is in good company among the other eight films and their prevalent social subjects. From Weed the People’s examination of marijuana’s impact on ill children to Shattered Dreams’ look into the dark world of sex-trafficking in America, the Red Deer Justice Film Festival continues to promote education and international connection in the face of some challenging realities.
The Festival will take place at RDC’s Welikoklad Event Centre in downtown Red Deer on January 23rd, 24th, and 25th. Screenings are held from 6 p.m.-11:00 p.m. with additional screenings from 11- 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. The festival is free to the public and entirely sponsored by the generous donations of local businesses and individuals.
To learn more about the Justice Film Festival and for the full screening line-up, please visit us on our website: