Galleries & Museums

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GALLERIES

AKA Artist-Run Centre

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

SARAH HOULE: GIRLS This photographic series where the artist charts the growth of her two nieces is installed on an outdoor billboard. (Until Oct. 26.)

TUESDAY NIGHT The last talk show in this series with Joel Bernbaum, Lancelot Knight and Andreas Buchwaldt is on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m.

Art Placement

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

GREGORY HARDY: LANDSCAPE AND MEMORY This exhibition features a mix of naturalistic and stylized landscapes by the veteran Saskatoon artist. (Until Oct. 24.)

USASK FINE ARTS FACULTY This exhibition features work in different media by Art and Art History Department faculty members. (Opening reception on Oct. 26 from 2-5 p.m., runs until Dec. 5.)

College Art Gallery 1 & 2

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

MARIE LANNOO: THE ARCHITECTURE OF COLOUR This survey exhibition of recent work by the Saskatoon artist includes paintings, sculpture and installation where she explores the physics of colour. Curated by Leah Taylor. (Until Dec. 21, with an artist talk and tour Oct. 24 at noon.)

The Eye Gallery

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

CATHERINE RITCHIE Exhibition of photographs by Saskatoon artist. (Until late October.)

Frances Morrison Gallery

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

WENDY SHARPE: SPACE X COLOUR Exhibition of acrylic painting where the artist uses blocks of colour to depict our city’s streets and back alleys. (Until Oct. 17.)

CHRIS ATTRELL: FORGOTTEN SASKATCHEWAN Two-day pop-up exhibition of photographs by a 16-year-old that focuses on abandoned buildings found throughout Saskatchewan. (Oct. 20-21.)

RON COOLEY: CHAIRS Exhibition of photographs where the artist depicts abandoned chairs in alleys, parking lots and other locations. (Opening reception Oct. 24 at 7 p.m., runs until Nov. 21.)

Gordon Snelgrove Gallery

Murray Building, University of Saskatchewan  306-966-4208  usask.ca/snelgrove

VERSO RECTO This is an exhibition of printmaking. (Until Oct. 11, with a closing reception from 7-9 p.m.)

COMMUNITY ARTS AND ARTISANSHIP PROGRAM This exhibition features work by eight graduates of this program. (Oct. 15-25, with a reception Oct. 18 from 7-10 p.m.)

Kenderdine Gallery

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

LAWRENCE BLOUGH: DOMESTIC MUTATIONS IN THE SHARING ECONOMY This exhibition uses Structurist design principles to create architectural models of domestic space that support a more equitable distribution of goods and services in the so-called “sharing economy”. (Opening reception Oct. 17 at 7 p.m., runs until Dec. 13.)

Paved Arts

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

MICHAEL FARNAN: CANOE FIGHT: FROM REVERENCE TO REDRESS This exhibition sees the Ontario artist explore the myth and symbolism attached to the canoe in Canadian settlement history. (Until Oct. 19.)

SOUNDS LIKE 9 This annual audio art festival co-presented by PAVED Arts and The Unheard Sound Collective features a mix of indoor and outdoor performances, concerts and workshops at various venues. The theme is Real Sound: Investigating an Indeterminate Continuum of Sounds from Natural and Organic to Artificial and Synthetic, and the festival runs Oct. 10-12. See soundslikefest.com.

SOUNDING BODIES / BODY SOUNDINGS This installation by artists Ellen Moffatt and Helen Pridmore as part of the Sounds Like 9 festival. (Oct. 11–24.)

ELECTRIC GUITAR SET-UP FOR BEGINNERS This workshop will be led by Leila Sidi. (Oct. 19 at 2 p.m.)

INDIGEVISION This program of Indigenous short films is curated by Eli Hurtle. The general theme is land and water, and there will be a Q&A afterwards. (Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.)

Remai Modern Art Gallery

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

PUPPIES PUPPIES: BODY FLUID (BLOOD) This installation explores the historical, cultural and health significance of blood from the artist’s perspective as a queer person (born Jade Kuriki Olivo) and the broader stigma of HIV. (Until Nov. 17, with a panel discussion featuring Saskatoon community health and advocacy organizations on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m.)

THE SONNABEND COLLECTION This exhibition features over 100 contemporary art works by 70 artists from the collection of Ileana and Michael Sonnabend. (Until March 22.)

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.)

PABLO PICASSO: ANATOMY OF A STILL LIFE This exhibition features a selection of lino cut prints made by the artist in 1962. (Until April 17.)

ARTIST IN FOCUS: ELI BORNSTEIN This exhibition explores the early development of the well-known Saskatchewan structuralist from early watercolour works in an Impressionist style to later constructed reliefs. (Until Jan. 5.)

RECENT ACQUISITIONS (PART TWO) This exhibition features recent work by Victoria artist Robert Youds and Saskatchewan artists Jonathan Forrest and Marie Lannoo that explores the formal and perceptual qualities of light and colour. (Until Jan. 4.)

ANDY WARHOL: SCREEN TESTS This exhibition features a series of short “screen tests” Warhol did in the mid-1960s with various celebrities who visited his Factory studio including Marcel Duchamp, Bob Dylan, Dennis Hopper, Lou Reed, Edie Sedgwick and Susan Sontag. (Until March 15.)

PRESENTING MICHAEL SNOW This fall the gallery is screening three videos by the senior Canadian artist. The second video, SSHTOORRTY (2005), runs from Oct. 15-Nov. 24.

COLOUR MAGIC This workshop on the use of colour is geared to adults. (Oct. 15, 7 p.m. $30 members, $35 non-members. Register at 306-975-8031 or e-mail workshops@remaimodern.org)

CITY DREAMERS Screening of a 2018 documentary by Joseph Hillel on the careers of four innovative female architects: Phyllis Lambert, Blanche Lemco van Ginkel, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander and Denise Scott Brown. Held as part of Sask. Design Week. (Oct. 18, 7 p.m.)

DISCOVERY CINEMA Screening today is the 1968 musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ story Oliver! (Oct. 19, 1 p.m.)

RAWLCO RADIO FREE ADMISSION DAY Free opportunity visit the gallery and see the work on display. (Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.)

ART APPRECIATION The topic of this presentation, which is presented as part of The Sonnabend Collection, is The Cult of Celebrity. (Oct. 22, 7 p.m.)

COLOUR MAGIC This workshop on the use of colour has free admission and is geared to youth 14-19. (Oct. 22, 7 p.m. Register at 306-975-8031 or e-mail workshops@remaimodern.org)

Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery

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

DARREN EMENAU: AGGREGATE Solo exhibition by a New Brunswick ceramist with work inspired by the natural world and industrial decay. (Until Nov. 16.)

St. Thomas More Gallery

1435 College Dr.  306-652-5310  stmcollege.ca

ONE YEAR LATER This exhibition features work by seven artists who participated in a CARFAC SASK mentorship in 2017-18. The artists are Jordan Baraniecki, Shelby Lund, Danahe Palacios, Mike Podiluk, Karen Polowick, Derek Sandbeck and Wendy Sharpe. (Until Oct. 25.)

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

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

HEATHER SHILLINGLAW: WHISKEY SCRIP Drawing on the family history of her great-great-grandfather, the Edmonton Metis artist has created a beaded and quilted hide map which explores trade and other activity on the Carlton Trail between Fort Garry and Fort Edmonton in the 1850s. (Opening reception & artist talk on Oct. 19 from 1-3 p.m., runs until December.)


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.

FAKES & FORGERIES: YESTERDAY AND TODAY This touring exhibition features over one hundred real and fake objects that range from historical artifacts to household goods to designer name brands. (Until Oct. 18, with a closing night Paint Nite with artist Holly Hanley from 6:30-8:30 p.m.)

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.

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.

Nutrien Wonderhub

950 Spadina Cres. E.  306-249-3574  wonderhub.ca

PERMANENT EXHIBITS The Wonderhub features a variety of interactive displays that provide opportunities for hands-on learning and fun for children. It also hosts classes, workshops and camps for children.

THE DARK HUB This Halloween-themed event is for adults only, and will give them a chance to check out the new museum without a bunch of kids hogging all the interactive exhibits. (Oct. 17, 7-10 p.m.)

SASKATCHEWAN DESIGN WEEK This includes talks by Toronto interior design consultant Stanley Sun and Vancouver illustrator and artist Graeme Zirk. (Oct. 22, 7 p.m. See designcouncil.sk.ca.

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.

MICHAEL HOSALUK: FROM THE GARDEN This exhibition by the noted Saskatchewan woodworker is inspired by memories of his grandmother and mother’s garden. (Closing date t.b.a.)

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.

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.

SASKATCHEWAN DOUKHOBOR LIVING BOOK PROJECT This exhibit features archival material, an immersive soundscape and screening of a documentary film exploring the history of Doukhobor settlement in Saskatchewan. Presented by Spirit Wrestler Productions, University of Saskatchewan and Western Development Museum. See doukhoborlivingbook.ca. (Until Oct. 20.)

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR This annual craft sale features over 100 vendors offering handmade goods to help people get an early start to holiday shopping. (Oct. 18, 4-10 p.m., and Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.)

FLEA MARKET Pick up all sorts of treasures at this event hosted by the Pioneer Threshermen’s Club. (Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)