Galleries & Museums

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GALLERIES

AKA Artist-Run Centre

424 20th St. W.  306-652-0044  akaartistrun.com

MEAGAN MUSSEAU: PEJIPUK This exhibition sees the artist use beadwork, basketry, and land-based action to reclaim Mi’kmaq place names and cultural art forms in Atlantic Canada. (Opening reception Dec. 5 at 7 p.m., runs until Jan. 11.)

Art Placement

228 3rd Ave. S.  306-664-3385  artplacement.com

LORZENO DUPUIS This exhibition features new work by the artist in egg tempera medium. (Opening reception on Dec. 7 from 2-5 p.m., runs until Jan. 16.)

Collector’s Choice Gallery

625D 1st Ave. N.  306-665-8300  collectorschoice.ca

HOLIDAY ART SHOW & SALE Group exhibition featuring work by gallery artists. (Until Dec. 24.)

College Art Gallery 1 & 2

MacKinnon Building  306-966-4571  art.usask.ca

MARIE LANNOO: THE ARCHITECTURE OF COLOUR This survey exhibition of recent work by the Saskatoon artist includes paintings, sculpture and installation where she explores the physics of colour. Curated by Leah Taylor. (Until Dec. 21.)

Frances Morrison Gallery

311 23rd St. E.  306-975-7579  saskatoonlibrary.ca

PAIGE MORTENSEN: PRAIRIE PERSPECTIVES Exhibition of watercolour batiks depicting remnants of early settler buildings to reflect on the challenges of pioneer life. (Until Dec. 26.)

Gordon Snelgrove Gallery

Murray Building, University of Saskatchewan  306-966-4208  usask.ca/snelgrove

SILENCE! This display of work by visual arts students ends with a reception and silent auction on Dec. 6 from 7-10 p.m.

Kenderdine Gallery

Agriculture Building  306-664-3385  art.usask.ca

LAWRENCE BLOUGH: DOMESTIC MUTATIONS IN THE SHARING ECONOMY This exhibition uses Structurist design principles to create architectural models of domestic space that support a more equitable distribution of goods and services in the so-called “sharing economy”. (Until Dec. 13.)

Paved Arts

424 20th St. W.  306-652-5502  pavedarts.ca

LUTHER KONADU: GESTURES ON PORTRAYAL This solo exhibition by an emerging Winnipeg artist features photographs of family and community members that both represent their identity and counter negative depictions of the black body. (Until Dec. 13.)

Remai Modern Art Gallery

102 Spadina Cres. E.  306-975-7610  remaimodern.org

DANA CLAXTON: RATTLE This work was recently added to the gallery’s permanent collection. It’s a four channel video installation by the Lakota artist from 2003 which features audio of Peyote songs performed using synthesizers. (Until Jan. 7.)

THE SONNABEND COLLECTION This exhibition features over 100 contemporary art works by 67 artists from the collection of Ileana and Michael Sonnabend. (Until March 22, with a public tour on Dec. 10 and Dec. 13 at 6 and 8 p.m.)

PABLO PICASSO: ANATOMY OF A STILL LIFE This exhibition features a selection of lino cut prints made by the artist in 1962. (Until April 17.)

ARTIST IN FOCUS: ELI BORNSTEIN This exhibition explores the early development of the well-known Saskatchewan structuralist from early watercolour works in an Impressionist style to later constructed reliefs. (Until Jan. 5.)

RECENT ACQUISITIONS (PART TWO) This exhibition features recent work by Victoria artist Robert Youds and Saskatchewan artists Jonathan Forrest and Marie Lannoo that explores the formal and perceptual qualities of light and colour. (Until Jan. 4.)

ANDY WARHOL: SCREEN TESTS This exhibition features a series of short “screen tests” Warhol did in the mid-1960s with various celebrities who visited his Factory studio including Marcel Duchamp, Bob Dylan, Dennis Hopper, Lou Reed, Edie Sedgwick and Susan Sontag. (Until March 15.)

PRESENTING MICHAEL SNOW This fall the gallery is screening three videos by the senior Canadian artist. The third video, Condensation, A Cove Story (2009), runs until Jan. 4.

MESSIAH, Screening of a 2009 stage production by German director Claus Guth. (Dec. 6, 7 p.m.)

DISCOVERY CINEMA Screening is a 1964 animated feature Hey There, It’s Yogi Bear by William Hanna and Joseph Barbara. (Dec. 7, 1 p.m.)

ARTFUL READING Susan Shantz hosts a discussion on Lezli Rubin-Kunda’s 2018 book At Home: Talks with Canadian Artists About Place and Practice. (Dec. 10, 7 p.m.)

RAWLCO RADIO FREE ADMISSION EVENING Free opportunity visit the gallery and see the work on display. (Dec. 17, 6-10 p.m.)

DISCOVERY CINEMA Screening is the 1964 Disney classic Mary Poppins. (Dec. 21, 1 p.m.)

Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery

813 Broadway Ave.  306-653-3616  saskcraftcouncil.org

ROBERT ASSIÉ: STONE NOTES Exhibition of stone sculpture inspired by wildlife legends in northern Saskatchewan. (Until Jan. 4.)

St. Thomas More Gallery

1435 College Dr.  306-652-5310  stmcollege.ca

BEHIND THE WIRE: CIVILIAN INTERNMENT IN THE BRITISH EMPIRE, 1914-1919 This touring British exhibition is co-hosted by Prairie Centre for the Study of Ukrainian Heritage. It consists of archival photos and documents which examine the history of civilian internment in the British empire including Australia, India, South Africa and Canada during World War I. (Until Dec. 15.)

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

R.R. #4, Penner Rd.  306-931-6767  wanuskewin.com

HEATHER SHILLINGLAW: WHISKEY SCRIP Drawing on family history, the Edmonton Métis artist has created a beaded and quilted hide map which explores trade and other activity on the Carlton Trail between Fort Garry and Fort Edmonton in the 1850s. (Until late December.)


MUSEUMS

Diefenbaker Canada Centre

306-966-8384  usask.ca/diefenbaker

PERMANENT EXHIBIT Display of artifacts tied to the career and political legacy of John George Diefenbaker who served as a Saskatchewan MP from 1940-79 and Canadian Prime Minister from 1957-63.

TOUCH THE SKY: THE AVRO ARROW STORY This exhibition looks at the saga of the Avro Arrow, a state of the art fighter jet that was intended to supply the Royal Canadian Air Force. With prototypes in place and test flights being conducted, the aircraft was controversially cancelled by the Diefenbaker government in 1959. (Until April 2020.)

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.

Museum of Natural Sciences

112 Science Place  306-966-4399

PERMANENT EXHIBIT A joint effort of the Departments of Biology and Geological Sciences, this museum examines the evolution of life on Earth throughout geological time.

SCIENCE ON SATURDAYS The theme of this free hands-on, child-friendly activity is Problem Solving Game Time. (Dec. 7, 1-3 p.m. Register in advance.)

Nutrien Wonderhub

950 Spadina Cres. E.  306-249-3574  wonderhub.ca

PERMANENT EXHIBITS The Wonderhub features a variety of interactive displays that provide opportunities for hands-on learning and fun for children. It also hosts classes, workshops and camps for children.

FREE DAY This operates on a first-come-first-served basis with three sessions for 150 children each on Dec. 15 at 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m.

WALKIN’ IN A WINTER WONDERHUB This adult-only event offers people a chance to gear up for the holidays with an evening of kid-level fun. (Dec. 19, 7-10 p.m.)

Ukrainian Museum of Canada

910 Spadina Cres.  306-244-3800  umc.sk.ca

PERMANENT COLLECTION Display of artifacts and archival documents recounting the settlement history of Ukrainian-Canadians in Canada.

MICHAEL HOSALUK: FROM THE GARDEN This exhibition by the noted Saskatchewan woodworker is inspired by memories of his grandmother and mother’s garden. (Until Feb. 15.)

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

R.R. #4, Penner Rd.  306-931-6767  wanuskewin.com

PERMANENT EXHIBIT This National Historic Site is dedicated to celebrating traditional and contemporary Indigenous life and culture in Saskatchewan.

WORKSHOPS The two remaining workshops are Baby Moccasins (Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.) and Beaded Earrings (Dec. 14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Register through the website.

Western Development Museum

2610 Lorne Ave.  306-931-1910  wdm.ca

EATON’S ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS Holiday exhibition celebrating the important role the Canadian department store once played in helping families celebrate Christmas. (Until Jan. 19.)

CAROLLING SUNDAY Afternoon of holiday music with guest performers. (Dec. 15, 1 to 3 p.m.)