Galleries & Museums

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GALLERIES

AKA Artist-Run Centre

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

THROW OUT YOUR MASTERS: RISOGRAPH PRINTING ACROSS NORTH AMERICA This exhibition features work by over a dozen studios that use a special brand of photo-copier from Japan to create offset-style prints. Curated by Void Gallery. (Until June 22, with a risograph printing workshop at Void Gallery June 15 from 1–4 p.m.)

Art Placement

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

JONATHAN FORREST: MATERIAL RESONANCE This exhibition by the veteran painter features brightly coloured geometric abstract works. (Until June 27.)

College Art Gallery 1 & 2

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

JOI T. ARCAND: SHE USED TO WANT TO BE A BALLERINA Exhibition of neon signs in Cree syllabics where the Saskatchewan-born Cree artist inserts an Indigenous presence into public spaces. Curated by Leah Taylor. (Until Aug. 17.)

TAU LEWIS: WHEN LAST YOU FOUND ME HERE Exhibition of sculptures where the Jamaican-Canadian artist uses natural and synthetic materials to explore issues related to black identity, agency and memory within the broader African diaspora. Curated by Leah Taylor. (Until Aug. 17.)

The Eye Gallery

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

RON COOLEY: FROST ON GLASS Exhibition of photographs by noted Saskatchewan wildlife and landscape photographer. (Until June 30.)

Frances Morrison Gallery

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

MAKE BELIEVE: THE SECRET LIBRARY OF M. PRUD’HOMME, A RARE COLLECTION OF FAKES This exhibition features contributions by Canadian artists and writers exploring issues around authorship, history and story. (Until June 28.)

Gordon Snelgrove Gallery

Murray Building  usask.ca/snelgrove

MEN WHO PAINT: ANCIENT PATHWAYS Show and sale of wilderness-themed paintings by work by Cam Forrester, Greg Hargarten Paul Trottier, Roger Trottier and Ken Van Rees. (Until June 7, with a closing reception from 7–9 p.m.)

CREATIVE CHINESE INK PAINTING Exhibition of work by students under the direction of instructor Shawn Zheng. (June 10–14, with a reception June 14 from 7–9 p.m.)

OUR TREES Group exhibition on a tree theme by nine artists from Mix Collective. (June 17–28, with a reception June 21 from 7–10 p.m. that features readings by David Carpenter, Sylvia Legris and Glen Sorestad.)

Kenderdine Gallery

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

THE OTHER EMMA Exhibition of paintings, prints and archival material by five women artists who participated in the famed Emma Lake workshops that were held each summer in north central Saskatchewan. Curated by Leah Taylor. (Until Aug. 2, with a reception on July 25 from 5–7 p.m.)

Paved Art & New Media

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

LINES OF FLIGHT: SUBTERRANEAN This two person exhibition features a billboard work by Jessica Morgun and an indoor installation by WL Altman. The former looks at Saskatchewan land markings created over generations of ritual behaviour, while the latter is inspired by the biological essence of crabgrass. (Until June 22.)

BLACKFLASH FLASHDANCE This fundraiser for the Saskatoon photography magazine features three DJs and seven photo booths. (June 8, 9 p.m. 19+)

Remai Modern Art Gallery

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

DOROTHY IANNONE: LIBERTIES Retrospective by an American artist who has championed freedom of expression through her work which explores issues related to love, spirituality and ecstatic unity. Curated by Rose Bouthillier. (June 7–Sept. 8, with a curator’s tour on June 8 at 2 p.m.)

IF I HAVE A BODY Group exhibition by Shuvinai Ashoona, Steven Beckly, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Laurie Kang, Veronika Pausova and Dominique Rey which explores various physical and psychological states related to the human body. Curated by Rose Bouthillier, Sandra Fraser and Troy Gronsdahl. (Until Sept. 2)

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.)

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.)

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.)

BEAU DICK: DEVOURED BY CONSUMERISM This exhibition was conceived by the late Kwakwaka’wakw artist and LaTiesha Fazakas and draws on Indigenous spiritual and cultural traditions to critique consumer capitalism. (June 21–Sept. 2)

ARTFUL READING Edna Froese hosts a discussion on Miriam Toews’ 2004 novel A Complicated Kindness. (June 11, 7 p.m.)

THREE COLORS: RED Screening of Krzysztof Kieślowski’s 1994 film which is part of a trilogy inspired by the French revolution. (June 14, 7 p.m.)

DISCOVERY CINEMA Screening is Michel Ocelot’s 1998 film Kirikou et la Sorciere which sees an African village menaced by an evil sorceress. (June 15, 1 p.m.)

ART CAMP FOR GROWN-UPS First of three summer evening camps the gallery will be hosting. All materials will be supplied, and no experience is necessary. (June 18. Register at 306-975-8031 or e-mail cwylie@remaimodern.org.)

LUANNE MARTINEAU: ARTIST TALK Born in Saskatoon, Martineau is an associate professor of painting and drawing at Concordia University. (June 18, 7 p.m.)

SUMMER SOLSTICE PARTY The hip hop ground The Roots are in town for the SaskTel Jazz Festival, and special guest DJ is Questlove. (June 22, 8 p.m.)

Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery

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

DIMENSIONS 2019 This biannual juried craft exhibition features top quality work in various craft media by Saskatchewan artisans. (Until July 6.)

SCYAP Art Centre

253 3rd Ave. S.  scyapinc.org

CUT: A RETROSPECTIVE Solo art exhibition by Brenda Kalapaca. (June 7–27, with a reception June 20 from 6–8:30 p.m.)

St. Thomas More Gallery

1435 College Dr.  stmcollege.ca/gallery

GREATER SASKATOON CATHOLIC SCHOOLS STUDENT EXHIBITION Group exhibition by grade 12 students. (Until June 28.)

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

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

KEVIN MCKENZIE: LEARNING TO TIE Exhibition of mixed-media work by the Regina-based artist who draws on his urban experience to explore traditional and contemporary Indigenous culture. (Until July 12.)


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 14.)

Museum of Antiquities

MacKinnon Building  306-966-781  artsandscience.usask.ca/antiquities/

PERMANENT EXHIBITS Features replicas of ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Near Eastern sculpture, along with original pottery, glass and coinage.

TASILTU: A CELEBRATION OF THE NASSER FAMILY COLLECTION Exhibition of original and replica ancient Near Eastern art that explores various themes including myths, royalty, women and nature. (Until Aug. 31.)

Museum of Natural Sciences

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

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.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

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

RIBBON SKIRT MAKING This workshop is open to people 16+. All materials provided. (June 8, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. $80.)

HAN WI: MOON DINNER This event includes a guided tour of the land around the centre, gourmet meal, and storytelling while the Sun is setting. (June 13, 7:30–10:30 p.m. Register at marketing@wanuskewin.com.)

FLINTKNAPPING & HAFTING This workshop is open to people 14+. All materials provided. (June 15–16, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. $100.)

BEADED HOOP EARRINGS This workshop is open to people 14+. All materials provided. (June 23, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. $40.)

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.

POLES IN THE CANADIAN MOSAIC: 150 YEARS OF HISTORY This exhibition on the history of Polish immigration to Canada was organized by the Museum of Emigration in Gdynia, Poland in collaboration with the Canadian Embassy in Warsaw. (Until July 28.)