Galleries & Museums

Art Placement

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

GOLDEN HOUR This exhibition is hosted by BlackFlash magazine, and features a curated selection of contemporary Canadian art. The show is a fundraiser, but also includes several artist talks, panel discussions and curatorial tours. (Opens Sept. 1, runs until Sept. 12.)

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.

CIPHER-DECIPHER This interactive exhibition is organized by Ingenium: Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, and explores the science of cryptology which uses code to encrypt messages to keep them secret. (Until Sept. 11.)

The Eye Gallery

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

MONIKA KINNER: A PRAIRIE ARCHIVE This exhibition features a selection of photographs taken by the artist for use as inspiration in creating in-studio textile works. (Until Aug. 31.)

Gallery on the Greens

2325 Preston Ave.  306-374-2644  saskatoonmarketmall.com

RICK HOUNJET: TREES TO TREASURES This exhibition features wood turnings created from salvaged local wood. (Until Aug. 31.)

Gordon Snelgrove Gallery

Murray Building  306-966-4208  usask.ca/snelgrove

NICOLE LEROY: WELCOME TO FUZZTOPIA This exhibition sees the artist use found objects and circuit bent electronics to create sculptures of eccentric alien creatures. (Until Aug. 31.)

JASMIN FOOKES: FORAGE This exhibition explores the ideology behind collecting in terms of what we value and how we classify and display the objects we collect. (Until Sept. 2.)

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. The museum is currently closed, but does have online resources for people to access.

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. The museum is currently closed, but does have some 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 in a safe and healthy manner. It also hosts classes, workshops and camps for children (and occasionally adults), along with special visiting times for low-sensory and immunocompromised children and drop-in nature walks. Register online.

Remai Modern Art Gallery

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

ZACHARI LOGAN: GHOST MEADOWS Born in Saskatoon, Logan is an internationally known artist. This is his first solo exhibition in the city, and it features a mix of ceramics and drawings that focus on flora that grow and thrive in ditches and sidewalk cracks. Curated by Sandra Fraser. (Until Jan. 9.)

JOSÉ LUIS TORRES: VA-ET-VIENT (COMING AND GOING) This is the gallery’s first commissioned outdoor installation. It will be displayed on the gallery grounds, and consists of several modular platforms that seem to fold up and unfold like origami. (Until Oct. 11.)

THELMA PEPPER: ORDINARY WOMEN This retrospective looks at the life and work of the recently deceased Saskatchewan artist with a special focus on her prairie portraits and landscapes. Co-curated by Sandra Fraser and Leah Taylor. (Until Oct. 11.)

A FORMATIVE ENCOUNTER: AFRICAN AND OCEANIC ARTISTS AND PICASSO This exhibitions pairs prints by Picasso with ethno-cultural objects Papua New Guinea and West Africa to examine the impact of non-European influences on the Spanish artist. (Until Sept. 12.)

HAROLD AND MAUDE Screening of Hal Ashby’s 1971 dark comedy starring Ruth Gordon and Bud Cort. (Aug. 27, 7 p.m.)

WEGO The gallery has partnered with Nutrien Children’s Festival of Saskatchewan to present a one-day festival of art, music and more. Participating artists include Splash ‘n’ Boots, Creeland Dancers, Megan Nash, Ruploops, Kate Ryan and Girls Rock Camp. (Aug. 29, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

IL POSTINO Screening of Michael Radford’s 1994 drama which offers a fictional account of time spent by Chilean poet Pablo Neruda on a tranquil island. (Sept. 3, 7 p.m.)

ROOFTOP FIREWORKS & KARAOKE This social event is held in conjunction with Nutrien Fireworks Festival. (Sept. 3, 7:30 – 11 p.m.)

ROUND MIDNIGHT Screening of Bertrand Tavernier’s 1986 documentary about the Paris jazz scene in the 1950s. (Sept. 10, 7 p.m.)

ARTFUL READINGS This online event features host Robin Adair in conversation with Michelle Good, author of the award-winning novel Five Little Indians. (Sept. 10, 7 p.m.)

IN CONVERSATION This event is being held in conjunction with artist Adrian Stimson’s residency at Wanuskewin, and sees Stimson and Linda Young discuss their respective residential school experiences. (Sept. 12, 2 p.m.)

Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery

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

TOUCH THE CONVERSATION This exhibition features contemporary ceramics by Winnipeg artist Grace Han. (Opens Sept. 4, runs until Nov. 13.)

SCYAP Art Centre Gallery

402 33rd Ave. W.  306-652-7760  scyapinc.org

DROP-IN ART This drop-in event runs every Tuesday and Thursday from 3–6 p.m. Covid protocols in place.

Ukrainian Museum of Canada

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

PERMANENT COLLECTION This museum offers displays of artifacts and archival documents related to the settlement history of Ukrainian-Canadians in Canada. The museum is currently closed but some exhibits can be viewed online.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

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

MARY ANNE BARKHOUSE: OPIMIHAW This exhibition arose out of a 2019 artist residency where the Kwakiutl sculptor drew inspiration from Opimihaw Valley, and will showcase themes of reconciliation, restoration, healing in human and natural ecosystems. (Until Oct. 29.)

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.

WHEAT WEAVING This workshop is limited to people 19+. Pre-registration is required. (Aug 28, 1 – 4 p.m.)