Galleries & Museums

Galleries

330G

330 Ave. G S. 306-370-4423  330g.ca

RUSSNA KAUR: ECHOES WILL RETURN AND REVEAL FAR MORE This is a companion exhibition to a project the artist is currently involved with at Remai Modern. (Until Dec. 3.)

AKA Artist-Run Centre

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

TASKOCH PIPON KONA KAH NIPA MUSKOSEYA, NEPIN PESIM ETI PIMACHIHEW (Like the winter snow kills the grass, the summer sun revives it) This exhibition is organized by Truck Gallery in Calgary, and features work by six Indigenous artists: Joi T. Arcand, Richelle Bear Hat, Susan Blight, Tsēmā Igharas, Michelle Sylliboy, and Alberta Rose W./Ingniq. Curated by Missy LeBlanc. (Until Jan. 6.)

Art Placement

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

ROBERT CHRISTIE: SHUFFLE This exhibition of paintings sees the artists use formal elements of colour, shape and texture in innovative combinations. (Until Dec. 31.)

College Art Gallery 1 & 2

MacKinnon Building  306-966-4571  artsandscience.usask.ca/galleries

LAURA ST. PIERRE: SÈME LA PEAU / SEED THE SKIN This exhibition extends a speculative project the artist has created where they exist as a character called ‘the Sower’ who tends to foodstuffs and desiccated sites in our post-industrial landscape. (Until Dec. 16.)

ANDRÉANNE GODIN: SI BLEU QU’EST NOTRE TEMPS / AS BLUE AS OUR TIME

This exhibition by the Montreal artist draws on childhood memories of the forest as a psychic space that she frequently revisits. (Until Dec. 16.)

The Eye Gallery

117-1132 College Dr.  306-373-8825  eyegallerysaskatoon.ca

SASKATCHEWAN PRINTMAKERS INTERNATIONAL PRINT EXCHANGE This exhibition features an unjuried selection of prints from participating printmakers that address the subject of climate change. (Until Dec. 31.)

Frances Morrison Gallery

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

100 YEARS IN THE PAST; 100 YEARS IN THE FUTURE This exhibition pairs photographs and ephemera from Saskatoon in 1922 with community visions of what Saskatoon might look like in 2122. (Until Dec. 28, with a reception Dec. 1 at 7 p.m.)

Gordon Snelgrove Gallery

Murray Building  306-966-4208  artsandscience.usask.ca/galleries

SILENCE! This annual show and silent auction features new work by Visual Arts Students’ Union members. (Closing reception on Dec. 2, 7 – 10 p.m. Music mixed by DJ Fu).

Handmade House Gallery

710 Broadway Ave.  306-665-5542  handmadehousesk.com

Kenderdine Gallery

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

ANNA PLESSET: VARIOUS RECORDS This exhibition features painting, video, drawing and sculpture by the New York artist which explores the construction of history, knowledge, and memory through objects, locations and disparate moments in time. Core to the show is a video by the artist’s grandfather where he documented his experiences serving in WWII as an army psychiatrist. Curated by Leah Taylor. (Until Dec. 16.)

Paved Arts

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

FEEDBACK WITH BIOFEEDBACK: A [DIGITAL] GARDENING PROJECT The work on display was produced in three November workshops facilitated by Biofeedback Collective. (Until Dec. 9.)

MIC DROP This creative event is open to community youth, with sessions Dec. 6 and 13 from 5 – 7 p.m. 

Remai Modern Art Gallery

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

DAWNA ROSE AND BETSY ROSENWALD: JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR(S) This art project is inspired by Daniel Dafoe’s 1722 book A Journal of the Plague Year, and sees the artists chronicle some of the political and economic challenges we have been facing since the outbreak of Covid in March 2020. (Until Feb. 20, with a meet and greet with the artists on Dec. 3 at 2 – 4 p.m.)

NICK CAVE: SPINNER FOREST This installation by the American artist is on display in the atrium to mark the gallery’s fifth anniversary.

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.

RUSSNA KAUR: IT IS NOT EASY TO FIND A DARK PLACE WHEN THE SKY SEEMS FOUR TIMES GREATER This exhibition sees the artist combine multiple abstract paintings to create large-scale modular works that explore her lived experience as an artist and woman of colour.

CHRISTINE SUN KIM: OH ME OH MY The artist’s first language is American Sign Language, and this exhibition sees her blend video, performance, murals and more to challenge the idea that sound is strictly an auditory experience. (Until Jan. 8.)

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 May 22.)

IN THE MIDDLE OF EVERYWHERE: ARTISTS ON THE GREAT PLAINS This group exhibition is curated by Michelle Jacques and her Remai colleagues, and features work by 25 artists who explore the Great Plains from a variety of perspectives related to geography, history and the social and psychological experience of people who have lived on the prairies for thousands of years. (Until Feb. 26.)

CÉLINE CONDORELLI: CONVERSATION PIECE (SPINNING) This installation is the first in a series the artist will create that encourages visitors to experience the gallery in new ways. (Until Dec. 31.)

NEBRASKA Screening of Alexander Payne’s 2013 drama about an elderly man who goes on a road trip with his son. (Dec. 2, 7 p.m.)

THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL Screening of Brian Henson’s 1992 film which offers a Muppet version of Dickens’ classic. (Dec. 3, 1 p.m.)

THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD Screening of Andrew Dominik’s 2007 revisionist western. (Dec. 9, 7 p.m.)

HOLIDAY MARKET This event features handmade work by local artisans. (Dec. 10 – 11, noon – 5 p.m.)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Screening of Bob Clarke’s 1983 holiday story. (Dec. 10, 1 p.m.)

STORY BUNDLES: MICHIF CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS This event is facilitated by artists Nora Cummings, Faye Maurice, Cort Dogniez and Tristen Durocher. (Dec. 10, 2 – 4 p.m.)

FARGO Screening of Joel Coen’s 1996 film about a small-town police chief tracking down kidnappers. (Dec. 16, 1 p.m.)

DEAF THEATRE WORKSHOP This workshop is facilitated by Landon Krentz, and is geared to teens and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing. The workshop will be followed by a public performances of visual vignettes developed during the workshop from 4 – 5 p.m. (Dec. 17, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE Screening of Frank Capra’s 1946 holiday film. (Dec. 17, 1 p.m.)

Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery

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

PAUL LAPOINTE: TRIANGLE, CIRCLE, SQUARE This exhibitions features assemblages and carved panels where the printmaker/sculptor explores his relationship to the land through natural materials that come from the land. (Until Jan. 21)

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.

ART AND CRAFT SALE This event features handcrafted arts, crafts, jewellery and more. (Dec. 3, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

St. Thomas More Gallery

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

CANADA’S MILITARY TRAINING MISSION TO UKRAINE, 2015 This exhibition arose out of the Canadian Forces Art Program, and features drawings done by Richard Johnson during a 2015 training mission in Ukraine. Curated by Bohdan S. Kordan. (Until Dec. 16.)

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

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

PHENOMENA This exhibition features new work by Adrian Stimson, Wally Dion, Leah Dorion and Lori Blondeau who each participated in a residency at the park between October 2021 and July 2022. (Until Jan. 31.)

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.)

Museums

Diefenbaker Canada Centre

306-966-8384  usask.ca/diefenbaker

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.

CANOLA: A STORY OF CANADIAN INNOVATION This touring exhibition is organized by Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, and explores the science behind the development, cultivation and future of canola. (Runs until Jan. 28.)

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS This event is geared to children 7 – 10, and offers a chance to learn about holiday traditions in Victorian era schools. (Dec. 3 and 10, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Register at conference.events@usask.ca)

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 for people to access.

Museum of Natural Sciences

112 Science Place  306-966-4399 artsandscience.usask.ca/museumofnaturalsciences/

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.

Nutrien Wonderhub

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

BONNIE CONLY: FORCE FIELD This exhibition features 100 handcrafted Motanka dolls that honour the contribution Ukrainian women are making to defend their country against Russia. (Until Dec. 22.)

STORIES FROM A TRAVELLING BARD: THE KOBZAR ILLUSTRATED This exhibition features nine prints by Ukrainian artist Vitaliy Lytvyn ((1937-1998), along with some related artefacts from the museum’s collection. (Feb. 4.)

YARMAROK: A CHRISTMAS MARKET This event features handcrafted work by local vendors. (Dec. 10, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

MARIUPOL: CHRONICLES OF HELL This documentary by Illia Makarenko and Ielyzaveta Tatarinova chronicles the siege and occupation of Mariupol during the early days of the Russian invasion.(Dec. 15, 7 p.m.)

UKRAINIAN CARTOONS This screening of cartoons from Ukraine is family-friendly. (Dec. 17, 11 a.m.)

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.

DROP-IN PROGRAMMING During December the park is offering special week-day and weekend programming. Included is art exhibition tours, indoor and outdoor tours, scavenger hunts, snowshoeing, live entertainment. (Until Dec. 23.)

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.

EATON’S ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS EXHIBIT This annual holiday exhibit recalls the influence of Eaton’s department store in helping Canadians mark the season in the post World War II era. (Until Jan. 15.)