Museums

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Diefenbaker Canada Centre

306-966-8384  usask.ca/diefenbaker

TOUCH THE SKY: THE AVRO ARROW STORY This exhibition looks at the saga of the Avro Arrow, a state of the art fighter jet that was intended to supply the Royal Canadian Air Force. With prototypes in place and test flights being conducted, the aircraft was controversially cancelled by the Diefenbaker government in 1959. (Until April 2020.)

THE LAKE DIVES WHERE THE EARTH CURVES This display looks at the technology, architecture, history and landscape of a bygone military era. (Until April 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.

HANDS-ON HISTORY SATURDAY CRAFTERNOONS This free drop-in program is geared to children 4-10 with a story and craft activity. Historical re-enactor Kevin Hicks will discuss what life was like for an ancient Roman soldier and the craft involves making a soldier’s pouch. (March 28, 2-4 p.m.)

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

STORYSCAPES: ORIGINAL CHARACTER CREATIONS WITH ELAINE LIN This event will involve creating a character based on an image or object. (March 14, 1:30-3:30 p.m.)

HEIST AT THE HUB This adult-only event has the theme of spies and secret agents. (March 19, 7-10 p.m.)

STORYSCAPES: SONG WRITING WORKSHOP WITH MALIKA SELLAMI This all ages event with the Saskatoon-based singer-songwriter will be held at Carlyle King Library. (March 30, 10 a.m.-noon.)

Ukrainian Museum of Canada

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

PYSANKA WORKSHOPS To prepare for Easter the museum is hosting the following workshops. Pre-register by contacting the museum. Adult Workshop (March 28, 10:30 a.m.); Family Workshop (March 29, 1:30 p.m.); and Adult Workshop (April 2, 6 p.m.)

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.

INDIGENOUS MARKET This showcase features Indigenous artists, artisan and entrepreneurs. (March 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.)

WORKSHOPS You can pre-register for these workshops on-line. Ribbon Shirt (March 14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 16+); Gem Earrings (March 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 14+).

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.

CANADA AND GERMANY: PARTNERS FROM IMMIGRATION TO INNOVATION This touring exhibit is organized by the Federal Republic of Germany explores three different topics: Canada: A Nation of Immigrants — The German Contribution; From Enemies to Friends; and The Inuit of Labrador and the Germans. (Until July 26.)