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Red Brick
Red Brick

Arts Centre
Arts Centre

and Museum and Museum

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A piece of History

Construction began on the sturdy Red Brick in 1913 and Edson’s Cultural Cornerstone Since 1913
since then has had thousands of people through its doors
serving the community in a wide variety of forms. The school
was in use until 1967 when it became a bus barn for the
Yellowhead School Division. SPECIAL EVENTS
The Red Brick faced demolition in 1984 when the Strawberry Harvest Festival Blast From 4th Annual
maintenance department moved to a new facility. A group of Tea & Bazaar of the Past Kid’s
concerned citizens formed a committee -ECHO- Edson Cultural Garage sale & Tea Trees program for Carnival
Heritage Organization to save the fine community heirloom. Saturday, October 14 November kids 10 and date to be
16, 17, 18
They became responsible for the renovations and operations of June 3 under. runs announced
July and
the building and continue to serve the Red Brick. August
In 1986, the Red brick became a registered historic resource Contact the Red Brick for details
with the province of Alberta.
Today, the Red Brick houses a 141 seat theatre, an art Open Monday to Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm
gallery, school room museum, Family and Community Support Weekends by appointment only.
Services, resident dance company Essence Dance and various
other organizations. (780)-723-3582
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