Galleries & Museums
228 3rd Ave. S. 306-664-3385 artplacement.com
THE COMMUNITY PROJECT: OPEN STUDIO This event will see the gallery turned into a studio where different groups of artists will work and create together in a series of one-week residencies. (Until July 16.)
College Art Gallery 1 & 2
MacKinnon Building 306-966-4571 art.usask.ca
WALLY DION: SKODENSTOODIS This solo exhibition features new and recent artworks, including site-specific neon sculpture, circuit board assemblages, paintings and drawings that explore issues related to Indigenous mobility and empowerment. Curated by Leah Taylor. (Until Aug. 26.)
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.
IRON WILLED: WOMEN IN STEM This touring bilingual exhibition is organized by Ingenium-Canada Museums of Science and Innovation, and looks at the contribution women have made to the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. (Until Aug. 28.)
Frances Morrison Gallery
311 23rd St. E. 306-975-7579 saskatoonlibrary.ca
KARLIE KING: PEST This exhibition explores our contradictory attitude to insects which we describe as pests despite the ecological services they provide. (Opens July 4, runs until Aug. 4, with a reception July 7 from 7 – 9 p.m.)
Gallery on the Greens
2325 Preston Ave. 306-374-2644 saskatoonmarketmall.com
DAWN ROGAL: (UN)NATURAL HISTORY II This exhibition of hand-stitched fibre works explores the theme of natural history — both real and imagined. (Until late August.)
Agriculture Building 306-664-3385 art.usask.ca
JULIE OH: SESAME, OPEN YOURSELF This solo exhibition by the Saskatoon artist includes work produced during a residency at the gallery where she’ll use found objects to explore issues such as mortality, labor, faith and freedom. Curated by Leah Taylor, with an exhibition essay by Rose Bouthillier. (Until Aug. 30.)
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.
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.
SUMMER WONDER CAMPS Registration is now open for several camps that will be held this summer that are geared to children 5 to 10. Themes include Easy Being Green, Go H2O, Sparkle & Shine and Carnival of Colours. Register online.
D.I.Y. FRIDAY YOUTH NIGHT This event is open to youth 12 – 15. Tonight’s theme is Colourful Creations. (July 22, 6:30 – 9 p.m.)
424 20th St. W. 306-652-5502 pavedarts.ca
TRUTH ART (RE)CONCILIATION This group exhibition arose out of a three-part workshop in April which was led by Holly Rae Yuzicapi, Eliza Doyle and Marjorie Beaucage, and sees the participating artists critique Canada’s colonial history. (Opens July 14, runs until Aug. 5.)
Remai Modern Art Gallery
102 Spadina Cres. E. 306-975-7610 remaimodern.org
TINO SEHGAL This exhibition features three works by the German-Indian artist who throughout his career has explored interactions that occur in between visitors, staff and the broader art community. Curated by Troy Gronsdahl. (Opens July 16, runs until Sept. 5.)
IN THE MIDDLE OF EVERYWHERE: ARTISTS ON THE GREAT PLAINS This group exhibition is curated by Michelle Jacques, 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 February 2023.)
ADRIAN STIMSON: MAANIPOKAA’IINI This survey exhibition sees the Siksika artist re-imagine colonial history through a mix of painting, photography, video, installation and performance. Included is new work co-commissioned with Wanuskewin Heritage Park based on a recent residency at the park. Curated by Tarah Hogue. (Until Sept. 5.)
REGARDING DESIRE This exhibition features linocuts by Picasso along with other work from the permanent collection that focus on the body as a source of erotic fascination. Curated by Sandra Fraser. (Until Oct. 2.)
CÉLINE CONDORELLI: CONVERSATION PIECE (SPINNING) This installation is the first in an ongoing series the artist will create that encourages visitors to experience the gallery in new ways. (Until Dec. 31.)
I PROPOSE WE NEVER SEE EACH OTHER AGAIN AFTER TONIGHT Screening of Sean Garrity’s 2020 romantic comedy set in Winnipeg. (July 1, 7 p.m.)
BLACK BEAR Screening of Lawrence Michael Levine’s 2020 comedic thriller about a filmmaker who visits a married couple. (July 8, 7 p.m.)
SASKATOON SEXUAL HEALTH CENTRE TALK Guest speakers for this event, which is held in connection with the Picasso exhibit Regarding Desire, are Natalya Mason and Delilah Kamuhanda. (July 8, 7 p.m.)
THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD Screening of Joachim Trier’s 2021 romantic drama set is Oslo. (July 15, 7 p.m.)
PRETTY BABY Screening of Louis Malle’s controversial 1978 romantic drama set in 1910s New Orleans. (July 29, 7 p.m.)
Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery
813 Broadway Ave. 306-653-3616 saskcraftcouncil.org
SMALL QUIRKS This group exhibition features smaller scale work by SCC members that focuses on nuances of the craft process related to material, techniques, whimsy and curiosity. (Until Aug. 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.
SUMMER ART LESSONS In July and August, SCYAP is hosting a series of three-day art classes for youth 11 – 14 in the areas of watercolour painting, acrylic painting and cartooning/manga. Register at (306) 652-7760 or email@example.com
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.
IMAGINATION STATION This summer the museum is hosting several storytelling sessions for children and youth that involve books and graphic novels with Ukrainian authors/themes. Dates for children 6 – 11 are July 6, 13 and 20 from 1 – 3 p.m., and July 27 from 1 – 3 p.m. for youth 12 – 17.
Wanuskewin Heritage Park
R.R. #4, Penner Rd. 306-931-6767 wanuskewin.com
ANCIENT PATHWAYS, A BISON BIOGRAPHY This touring exhibit is organized by the Kauffman Museum on behalf of the National Buffalo Foundation in the United States, and explores the historical and modern significance of the bison to Plains Indigenous people. (Until Aug. 26.)
CATHERINE BLACKBURN: NEW AGE WARRIORS This exhibition sees the Saskatchewan artist present a mix of beaded garments which offer a powerful statement on the strength of Indigenous women in resisting colonization. (Until late July.)
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.
KIDS DAY CAMPS The Park is now accepting registrations for day camps that will run this summer from July 4 – Aug. 26. The camps are for children 7 – 9 and 10 – 12, and include a mix of indoor and outdoor events.
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.
POP IN AND PLAY WITH THE WDM This drop-in event is in the Education room, and is geared to children 3 – 6. (July 5, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
HANDS-ON HERITAGE CAMPS Registration is now open for three camps that are geared to children 7 – 10. The camp dates are: July 11 – 15 (half day) from 1 – 4:30 p.m.; July 18 – 22 (full day) from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Aug. 8 – 12 (full day) from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.