Galleries & Museums

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GALLERIES

AKA Artist‑Run Centre

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

ENTERTAINING EVERY SECOND This exhibition features new performance and sculptural work by Life of a Craphead (Amy Lam and Jon McCurley) that engages with experiences and representations of western imperialism in Asia. Curated by cheyanne turions and Su-Ying Lee. (Until Feb. 16, with a screening of the film Bugs on Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m.)

Art Placement

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

SHADES OF GREY Group exhibition by gallery artists inspired by shades of grey and other monochromatic palettes. (Until Feb. 21.)

FORMALISH This exhibition features new work by emerging Saskatoon abstract painters Jordan Danchilla, Steph Krawchuk and Cameron McKay. (Opening reception Feb. 23 at 2 p.m., runs until April 4.)

College Art Gallery 1 & 2

MacKinnon Building | 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/Gallery

KEN TICKNER: SNOW MAGIC Exhibition of photographs. (Until Feb. 28.)

Frances Morrison Gallery

311 23rd St. E. | 306-975-7579 | saskatoonlibrary.ca/node/1874

LEE DOREY: THE MAGIC OF TREES Exhibition of acrylic paintings that celebrate the presence of trees in the Canadian landscape. (Until March 14.)

Gallery On The Greens

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

HEIKE FINK: FUN AND FUNCTIONAL FELT Exhibition of fabric-based art. (Until March 31.)

Kenderdine Gallery

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

TOD EMEL: A FOREST This exhibition of this of low-relief carved panel drawings sees the artist explore the impact of the recent mountain pine beetle infestation on pine forests in British Columbia. Curated by Leah Taylor. (Opening reception on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m., runs until April 20.)

Paved Art & New Media

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

JULIE OH: YOUR HOG HAS ARRIVED This solo exhibition by the Saskatoon artist is organized around a shipping container she found near a Harley-Davidson dealership and includes neon sculptures, drawings, video and a live sound feedback. (Until Feb. 16.)

Remai Modern Art Gallery

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

RIRKRIT TIRAVANIJA: TOMORROW IS THE QUESTION Interactive exhibition in which the artist revisits a 1970 project by Slovakian artist Július Koller (1939–2007) which involved the installation of ping pong tables in a Bratislava gallery. Curated by Sandra Guimarães. (Until March 24.)

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. (Opens Feb. 15, runs until Nov. 10.)

JOAN JONAS Showcase of four videos by the octogenarian American artist which explore different aspects of female subjectivity. The schedule includes: Organic Honey’s Visual Telepathy (1972) Feb. 26 – March 24; Volcano Saga (1989) Feb. 26 – May 26; Vertical Roll (1972) March 26 – April 21; and I Want to Live in the Country (and Other Romances) (1976) April 23 – May 26.

RBC EMERGING ARTIST SERIES The feature artist is Jeneen Frei Njootli who uses sound-based performances, textiles and mixed media installations to explore issues related to Indigenous history and culture.

LOST + FOUND This group exhibition features sculpture and works on paper by Roy Arden, Zachari Logan, Arnaud Maggs, Liz Magor and Robert Rauschenberg, and explores themes of expectation and promise, absence and accumulations. Curated by Sandra Fraser. (Until March 3.)

DISCOVERY CINEMA Today: Christy Garland’s 2016 film Cheer Up about a group of misfit cheerleaders in Finland. (Feb. 16, 1 p.m.)

RAWLCO RADIO FREE ADMISSION DAY Free opportunity visit the gallery and see the work on display. (Feb. 18, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.)

PERFORMANCE ART This workshop is open to adults, with all materials provided. Instructor is Robin Adair. (Feb. 19, 7 p.m. $30 members, $35 non-members. Register at 306-975-8031 or e-mail cwylie@remaimodern.org.)

VIEWPOINTS Rebecca La Marre, the gallery’s Editor and Publications Coordinator, hosts a conversation on Picasso’s ceramics. (Feb. 23, 2 p.m.)

PERFORMANCE ART This workshop is open to teens 14+, with all materials provided. Instructor is Robin Adair. (Feb. 26, 7 p.m. $20. Register at 306-975-8031 or e-mail cwylie@remaimodern.org.)

CAN YOU SEE WHAT I MEAN? ART & CONTENT This public discussion on art appreciation will focus on the Rebecca Belmore exhibition. (Feb. 26, 7–9 p.m. $10 with admission or membership. To register e-mail cwylie@remaimodern.org.)

TURN OUT Debut of a new performance by Indigenous artist Jeneen Frei Njootli that’s in response to the Rebecca Belmore exhibition. (March 1, 7 p.m.)

DISCOVERY CINEMA Today: Byambasuren Davaa’s 2005 film The Cave of the Yellow Dog which is set in Mongolia. (March 2, 1 p.m.)

Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery

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

CONNECTIONS Group exhibition of contemporary printmaking by artists from Saskatchewan and Korea. Organized in part by Art Print Research Centre in Seoul. (Until March 2.)

SCYAP Art Centre

253 3rd Ave. S. | 306-652-7760 | scyapinc.org

DEZ BIRD Exhibition of drawings by local artist. (Until Feb. 28.)

St. Thomas More Gallery

1435 College Dr. | 306-652-5310 | stmcollege.ca/gallery

PAIGE MORTENSEN: PRAIRIE PERSPECTIVES Exhibition of watercolour batiks where the artist depicts remnants of early settler buildings to reflect on the challenges of pioneer life. (Until Feb. 22.)

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 1940–1979 and Canadian Prime Minister from 1957–1963.

GRAND THEFT TERRA FIRMA Structured like the video game Grand Theft Auto this exhibit invites people to consider their complicity in colonization of Indigenous lands and the myths associated with nation building in Canada. Co-curated by David Campion and Sandra Shields. (Until March 10.)

Museum of Antiquities

MacKinnon Building | 306-966-7818 | artsandscience.usask.ca/antiquities/index.php

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

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 Odysseus, while the craft is making Greek Myth Bookmarks & Cyclops Eye. (Feb. 23, 2–4 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.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

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

BEADED HOOP EARRINGS This workshop is open to people 14+. All materials provided. (Feb. 16, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. $40.)

MITTEN MAKING This workshop is open to people 16+. All materials provided. (Feb. 16 and 23, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. $120.)

ASÂMUK A guided tour of Wanuskewin on snowshoes, followed by refreshments and live cultural performance. (Feb. 16 and 23, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. $40 adults, $25 children. Register at 306-931-6767 ext. 233.)

MOCCASIN MAKING This workshop is open to people 16+. All materials provided. (March 2, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. $120.)

Western Development Museum

2610 Lorne Ave. | 306-931-1910 | wdm.ca/stoon.html

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

ALL ABOARD! Billed as Western Canada’s largest model train show, with track layouts, vendors and consignment tables. Presented by Prairie Rail Workshop. (Feb. 23–24. See prairierailworkshop.com.)