Galleries & Museums

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GALLERIES

AKA Artist-Run Centre

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

SHEDDING This exhibition features work by Susan Shantz, Lezli Rubin-Kunda and Honor Kever that explores how female artists balance their careers with the responsibilities of everyday life. (Until April 12, with a closing tea and craft sale on that day.)

Art Placement

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

TOURIST/TURISTA (7 DAYS / 7MOMENTS) This exhibition features a collaboration by Regina artists Heather Cline and Edie Marshall where they created paintings inspired by photographs taken on the same day in Tuscany and interior B.C. (Until May 23.)

College Art Gallery 1 & 2

MacKinnon Building, University of Saskatoon  306-966-4571  art.usask.ca

THE WRITING ON THE WALL This solo retrospective offers a selection of painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, ceramic and installation by the late Alberta Indigenous artist Joane Cardinal-Schubert (1942–2009). The exhibition is curated by Lindsey V. Sharman, and is co-presented with Wanuskewin Heritage Park. (Until April 27.)

The Eye Gallery

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

HOUSE OF CARDS Exhibition of prints by Joanne Bolen and Randi Lalonde. (Until April 30.)

Frances Morrison Gallery

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

KATHY BRADSHAW: SEEKING SOLACE Exhibition of multi-media works that celebrate the restorative power of nature. (Until April 18.)

Gordon Snelgrove Gallery

Murray Building, University of Saskatoon  usask.ca/snelgrove

ANCESTRAL REFLECTIONS This exhibition was curated by art therapist Samantha Black and is described as a collaborative, participatory installation that addresses themes of grief, loss, and ancestry. (Opens April 15, with a closing reception on April 25 at 7 p.m.)

Kenderdine Gallery

Agriculture Building, University of Saskatoon   306-664-3385  art.usask.ca

TOD EMEL: A FOREST This exhibition of low-relief carved panel drawings sees the artist explore the impact of human activities on B.C.’s boreal forest environment. Curated by Leah Taylor. (Until April 20.)

Paved Art & New Media

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

LINES OF FLIGHT: FROM ABOVE Group exhibition by Andrew Maize, Lou Sheppard and Shaheer Tarar where the artists explore the relationship between meaning and perspective with a special focus on aerial views. (Until April 20.)

LIGHT TERRORS Presentation by a Winnipeg collective which uses analog film and video equipment to create an expanded cinema experience. Features work by Alyssa Bornn, Scott Fitzpatrick, Colby Richardson and Meganelizabeth Diamond. (April 13, 7:30 p.m. Free admission.)

LAND: LANDED Performance work by Chris Creighton-Kelly and France Trépanier which explores the Indigenous relationship to land and the migration of newcomers to Canada. (April 18, 7:30 p.m.)

Remai Modern Art Gallery

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

AMALIE ATKINS: THE DIAMOND EYE ASSEMBLY This exhibition features three film installations by the popular Saskatchewan artist. (Until June 9.)

RUTH CUTHAND: ART IN FOCUS Exhibition of work by the noted Saskatchewan Indigenous artist drawn from the gallery’s permanent collection. (Until July 14.)

REBECCA BELMORE: FACING THE MONUMENTAL This survey exhibition presents sculptures, installations, photographs and performance-based works from the artist’s 30-year career, along with some new work. Curated by Art Gallery of Ontario’s Wanda Nanibush. (Until May 5.)

DISPLAY TACTICS Drawn from the gallery’s permanent collection, this exhibition features work by prominent Canadian artists from the 1960s through 1980s, and explores strategies of display and representation. (Until Nov. 10.)

JOAN JONAS Showcase of four videos by the octogenarian American artist which explore different aspects of female subjectivity. The schedule includes: Volcano Saga (1989) until May 26; Vertical Roll (1972) until April 21; and I Want to Live in the Country (and Other Romances) (1976) from April 23–May 26.

RBC EMERGING ARTIST SERIES The artist being featured is Jeneen Frei Njootli who uses sound-based performances, textiles and mixed media installations to explore issues related to Indigenous history and culture. (Until July 7.)

DOCUMENTARY CINEMA Today: Marjolaine Normier’s 2017 documentary Bonne Maman et Le Corbusier. (April 12, 7 p.m.)

INTRODUCTION TO CERAMICS This workshop is open to adults, with all materials provided. Instructor is Paula Cooley. (April 16, 7 p.m. $30 members, $35 non-members. Register at 306-975-8031 or e-mail cwylie@remaimodern.org.)

DISCOVERY CINEMA Today: Spike Jonze’s 2009 fantasy adventure Where the Wild Things Are. (April 20, 1 p.m.)

INTRODUCTION TO CERAMICS This workshop is open to teens 14+, with all materials provided. Instructor is Paula Cooley. (April 23, 7 p.m. $20. Register at 306-975-8031 or e-mail cwylie@remaimodern.org.)

ART APPRECIATION The topic of this presentation is What’s The Big Idea? Art Now. (April 23, 7 p.m.)

RAWLCO RADIO FREE ADMISSION DAY Free opportunity visit the gallery and see the work on display. (April 24, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.)

DOCUMENTARY CINEMA Today: Matt Tyrnauer’s 2017 documentary Citizen Jane: Battle for the City. (April 26, 7 p.m.)

Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery

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

THE NARRATIVE DISH II This exhibition explores contemporary approaches to putting illustrative narratives on ceramic surfaces. Features work by Carole Epp, Lindsay Montgomery, Japneet Kaur, Brenda Watt, Marney McDiarmid and Shaun Mallonga. (Until April 27.)

St. Thomas More Gallery

1435 College Dr.  stmcollege.ca/gallery

JASMIN FOOKES & JACOB SEMKO: BEYOND THE EDITION Exhibition of mixed-media works incorporating silkscreen and lithography. (Until April 26, with a reception April 12 from 7–9 p.m.)

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

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

THE WRITING ON THE WALL See College Art Gallery for details on this exhibition by Joane Cardinal-Schubert. (Until April 27.)


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.

CHINA THROUGH SASKATCHEWAN EYES This exhibition features photographs taken by Evelyn Potter, the first female president of the National Farmers’ Union, who was a last minute addition to a Canadian delegation that made a ground-breaking visit to China in 1971. (Until June 21.)

Museum of Antiquities

MacKinnon Building, University of Saskatoon  306-966-7818  artsandscience.usask.ca/antiquities

HANDS-ON HISTORY SATURDAY CRAFTERNOONS This free drop-in program is geared to children 4–10 with a story and craft activity. Today’s story is Tale of Achilles and Ajax, while the craft is making Greek Scratch Art Pottery. (April  27, 2–4 p.m.)

EVENING WITH SVEN This adults only event features a celebration of Viking culture with food, drink, craft activities and live entertainment which may (or may not) include pillaging. (April 27, 7 p.m.)

Museum of Natural Sciences

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

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.

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.

THE STORIES WERE NOT TOLD Display of photographs and quotes from a new book by Sandra Semchuk that examines the internment of Ukrainian-Canadians during World War I. (Until May 4.)

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.

BEADED ROPE LANYARD This workshop is open to people 14+. All materials provided. (April 13, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. $40.)

KIDS DAY CAMP You are asked to register in advance for this camp, which is held over Easter break, and will involve a mix of indoor and outdoor educational and cultural activities. (April 22–26, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.)

Western Development Museum

2610 Lorne Ave.  306-931-1910  wdm.ca

PERMANENT EXHIBITS One of four provincial museums commemorating settler culture in Saskatchewan, this museum includes displays related to transportation, agriculture and more.

CANOLA: A STORY OF CANADIAN INNOVATION This travelling exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of the development of canola which has become a very important crop for Saskatchewan farmers. Presented by Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. (Until June 2.)