Museums

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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.

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.)

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.

DAWN AND DRAW Refreshments will be provided, but you’re asked to bring your own sketchbook and pencil. (Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-Noon.)

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 Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest and the craft involves making a Robin Hood style hat. (Jan. 25, 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.

SCIENCE ON SATURDAYS The theme of this free hands-on, child-friendly activity is Be a Colour Detective. (Feb. 1, 1-3 p.m. Register in advance.)

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 ROARING 20’S ‘HUBBIN’ON THE RITZ This adult-only event has the theme of the Roaring 20s in recognition of the 2020s. (Jan. 16, 7-10 p.m.)

STORYSCAPES: HISTORICAL STORYTELLING WITH KEVIN HICKS This all ages event will see Hicks look at the legend of Robin Hood. (Jan. 27, 10 a.m.-noon.)

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. (Until Feb. 15.)

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.

WORKSHOPS To start 2020 the following workshops are being offered: Beaded Hoop Earrings (Jan. 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.); Moccasin Making (Jan. 25 and Feb. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.) and Moss Bag (Feb. 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Register through the website.

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.