Galleries & Museums
330 Ave. G S. 306-370-4423 330g.ca
SUSAN SHANTZ: LOOPS & LINES This exhibit features new ink drawings by the Saskatoon artist. (Opening reception April 15 from 1 – 4 p.m., runs until April 15.)
228 3rd Ave. S. 306-664-3385 artplacement.com
COMMUNITY, CONNECTIONS, AND ______________. The show is a culmination of a year-long series of events, gatherings, and activities undertaken by Biofeedback Collective and Art Placement. (Until March 25.)
YUKA YAMAGUCHI: KALEIDOSCOPE MINDS This exhibition features pencil drawings done by the artist from 2017 – 2023. (Opening reception April 1 from 2 – 4 p.m., runs until May 11.)
College Art Gallery 1 & 2
MacKinnon Building 306-966-4571 artsandscience.usask.ca/galleries
MANUEL AXEL STRAIN: WHY DOES THIS LAND SEEM SO SMALL? This exhibition features work by the two-spirit West Coast artist which explores issues related to colonialism, resource extraction, ancestral and community ties and more. Curated by Leah Taylor. (Until April 21.)
KYLE BEAL / ANNA HAWKINS: DAY FOR NIGHT This exhibition features work by two Alberta artists who share an interest in exploring issues related to human relationships to screens and devices, 24/7 online existence, and the effect on contemporary culture. (Until April 21.)
Frances Morrison Gallery
311 23rd St. E. 306-975-7579 saskatoonlibrary.ca
BREANNE BANDUR: PERIPHERIES This exhibition of mixed-media drawings explores the concept of feelings and sensations that exist on the periphery of awareness. (Opening reception March 16 at 7 p.m., runs until April 13.)
Gordon Snelgrove Gallery
Murray Building 306-966-4208 artsandscience.usask.ca/galleries
ANNA ELLIOTT: HAPPY ACCIDENTS This is the artist’s BFA show.
VINCE ARANDA: SHAPES AND SIZES This is the artist’s BFA show. (Both open March 20, with a closing reception March 24, 6 – 9 p.m.)
Agriculture Building 306-664-3385 art.usask.ca
LOVE ETHIC This exhibition features work by five artists who individually, and as a group, explore issues related to cultural identity, memory, love and loss. The show is curated by Leah Taylor, and the artists are Joi Arcand, Amalie Atkins, Catherine Blackburn, Ruth Cuthand and Curtis Santiago. (Until April 28.)
424 20th St. W. 306-652-5502 pavedarts.ca
20|50 DOUBLE ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION To celebrate the dual anniversary of Paved (20) and its forerunner The Photographer’s Gallery (50), Paved is presenting a group exhibition featuring work by Steve Bates, Terry Billings, Lisa Birke, Linda Duvall, Ellen Moffat, Sandra Semchuk and Adrian Stimson. (Opening reception March 17 at 7:30 p.m., runs until April 21, with a panel discussion March 18 at 4 p.m.)
DARKSIDE OF THE ROOM: DARKROOM & DONUT CLUB This event is held the last Sunday of the month, and offers an opportunity to learn about 35mm analog photography. (March 26, 6 p.m.)
Remai Modern Art Gallery
102 Spadina Cres. E. 306-975-7610 remaimodern.org
STAN DOUGLAS: 2011 ≠ 1848 This exhibition by the acclaimed Canadian artist features four photo installations and one two-channel video work. The photos offer staged reenactments of disruptive events that occurred in 2011 including the Arab Spring and an Occupy Wall Street protest, while the second date in the title refers to a major year of unrest in Europe. (Until June 4.)
STORIED OBJECTS: MÉTIS ART IN RELATION This exhibition features work by 30 artists, and explores the continuity between historic and contemporary Métis arts and cultural objects that act as memory devices for recalling stories. The exhibition is curated by Tarah Hogue in consultation with Sherry Farrell Racette. (Until July 2.)
FUNCTIONAL PICASSO This exhibition features a survey of ceramic works by Picasso that are in the Remai’s collection along with some pieces from outside collections. (Until May 28.)
INDIGENOUS YOUTH ART NIGHT This free program runs each Friday from 5 – 8 p.m. until March 31, and is open to Indigenous youth 12 – 20. Host is Kelly Tolley.
BEADING CIRCLE This drop-in event is hosted by Vanessa Hyggen. Beading materials will be available. (March 16, 6:30 – 9 p.m.)
TITANE Screening of Julia Ducournau’s 2021 psychological thriller about a girl who suffers a head injury and has a titanium plate installed in her skull. (March 17, 7 p.m.)
MARIA LIND: CURATOR TALK This talk will focus on the practice of abstract art in the late 1900s and early 21st century. (March 23, 7 p.m.)
MUSTANG Screening of Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s 2015 drama about five orphan sisters growing up in a conservative Turkish community. (March 24, 7 p.m.)
WE’RE ALL GOING TO THE WORLD’S FAIR Screening of Jane Schoenbrun’s 2021 drama about a U.S. teenager who loses their sense of self when they get caught up in a popular video game. (March 31, 7 p.m.)
SPRING BREAKERS Screening of Harmony Korine’s 2013 drama about four college-aged women who travel to Florida for spring break. (April 7, 7 p.m.)
Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery
813 Broadway Ave. 306-653-3616 saskcraftcouncil.org
HANNA YOKOZAWA FARQUHARSON: GAIA SYMPHONY This exhibition sees the artist draw on her cultural heritage to create a series of textiles inspired by vintage Japanese kimonos and kimono sashes. (Opens March 18, runs until May 27.)
SCYAP Art Centre Gallery
402 33rd Ave. W. 306-652-7760 scyapinc.org
DROP-IN ART This drop-in event runs every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3 – 6 p.m.
Wanuskewin Heritage Park
R.R. #4, Penner Rd. 306-931-6767 wanuskewin.com
JAMES BRADY: ENCLOSING SOME SNAPSHOTS This exhibition features archival photos that document four decades of Métis culture and politics in western Canada. Co-created and curated by Marcel Petit and Paul Seeseequasis. (Until April 14.)
IN SEASON This exhibition is co-organized with the University of Saskatchewan, and looks at the importance of hunting to Inuit life and culture. (Until April 14.)
Diefenbaker Canada Centre
PERMANENT EXHIBIT This centre is dedicated to the life and political legacy of John George Diefenbaker who served as a Saskatchewan MP from 1940 – 1979 and Canadian prime minister from 1957 – 1963.
SNAPSHOTS OF CANADA This touring exhibition pairs iconic images from Canada’s past with texts by well-known authors, historians and journalists. Organized by Canadian Museum of History. (Until May 27.)
“OPIKINAWASOWIN” GROWING MÉTIS CHILDREN This exhibit by Leah Dorion sees her draw on her own archive of storybooks, toys and clothing to reflect on the life experience of Métis children. (Until May 19.)
Museum of Antiquities
MacKinnon Building 306-966-7818 artsandscience.usask.ca/antiquities
PERMANENT EXHIBITS Features replicas of ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Near Eastern sculpture, along with original pottery, glass and coinage. There are also online resources on antiquity for people to access.
CRAFTERNOON This event is geared to children 4 – 10, and includes a story and craft activity. Today: Topic t.b.a. (March 25, 2 – 4 p.m.)
Museum of Natural Sciences
112 Science Place 306-966-4399
PERMANENT EXHIBITS A joint effort of the Departments of Biology and Geological Sciences, this museum examines the evolution of life on Earth throughout geological time. There are also online resources for people to access.
950 Spadina Cres. E. 306-249-3574 wonderhub.ca
PERMANENT EXHIBITS The Wonderhub features multiple interactive displays that provide children with opportunities for learning and fun. It also hosts classes, workshops and camps for children (and occasionally adults), along with special visiting times for low-sensory and immunocompromised children. Register online.
Ukrainian Museum of Canada
910 Spadina Cres. 306-244-3800 umcnational.ca
DOORS: THROUGH THE HORROR OF WAR This exhibition by Toronto artist Ruslan Kurt features eight works which comment on the Russian invasion through the use of actual doors from Ukraine that were damaged during attacks. (Until April 29.)
PYSANKY: ICONS OF THE UNIVERSE This exhibit focuses on the symbols and motifs used in decorating eggs. (Until April 15.)
THE ART OF PYSANKY The museum is hosting a series of workshops in advance of Easter. (March 18, 25, April 1, 8.)
Wanuskewin Heritage Park
R.R. #4, Penner Rd. 306-931-6767 wanuskewin.com
PERMANENT EXHIBIT This National Historic Site is dedicated to traditional and contemporary Indigenous life and culture in Saskatchewan. On select days, there are special outdoor and indoor events including Guided Bison Tour, Archaeology Walk, Step Back in Time Walk and traditional dance performances.
Western Development Museum
2610 Lorne Ave. 306-931-1910 wdm.ca
PERMANENT EXHIBITS One of four provincial museums commemorating settler history and culture in Saskatchewan, this museum includes displays related to transportation, agriculture, early boomtown settlement and more.
BEHIND RACISM: CHALLENGING THE WAY WE THINK This touring exhibit was developed in partnership with Canadian Race Relations Foundation and explores societal factors that contribute racism. (Opens April 15, runs until June 25.)
POP IN AND PLAY WITH THE WDM This drop-in event is in the education room, and is geared to children aged 3 – 6. (March 21 and April 11, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)