Galleries & Museums
Art Gallery of Regina
2420 Elphinstone St. 306-522-5940 artgalleryofregina.ca
A PEA CAN BE CHOPPED UP AND REASSEMBLED INTO THE SUN This exhibition features three artists and one duo who use collage techniques to create multi-dimensional work that explores ideas of shape, space and imagination. Artists include Gerry Reucker, Paul Robles, Rhayne Vermette and Phomohobes (Jason Cawood and Colby Richardson). Curated by Sandee Moore. (Until July 31.)
STILL LIFE SUNDAYS This free online event offers people a chance to draw and socialize. (June 27, 2 – 4 p.m.)
Dunlop Gallery: Central Branch
2311 12th Ave. 306-777-6040 dunlopartgallery.org
LOGAN MACDONALD: KAWINGJEMEESH/SHAKE HANDS This exhibition by the P.E.I.-based artist arose out of a series of engagements with students at Winston Knoll’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing program. The show, which was curated by Wendy Peart, explores how disability can impact on ways people gain access to knowledge. (Until June 25.)
DAPHNE BOYER: OTIPEMISIWAK This exhibition features works on paper, textile and 360 degree animation, and sees the artist celebrate the lives and material cultures of her great-grandmother, grandmother and mother. Curated by Alyssa Fearon and Tomas Jonsson. (Opens July 2, runs until Sept. 9.)
QUICK & DIRTY ARTIST TALKS The theme of this online event is the environment. Guest artists are Jessica Jang, Kevin Murphy, Tyler Los-Jones and Alex Tedlie-Stursberg. (June 15, 7:30 p.m.)
Dunlop Gallery: Sherwood Branch
6121 Rochdale Blvd. dunlopartgallery.org
JOHN PEET: MY GRANDFATHER’S PICTURES This exhibition by the Regina-based ceramist is inspired by time his grandfather spent at the Mount Cashel Orphanage in St. John’s, Newfoundland in the early 1900s. Curated by Wendy Peart. (Until July 11, with an artist talk on June 22 at 7 p.m.)
4607 Dewdney Ave. 306-787-5773 governmenthousesk.ca
PERMANENT DISPLAY Revisit Saskatchewan’s past at the official residence of the lieutenant-governor. While the museum is currently closed due to the pandemic, you are invited visit the website to access online materials and tours.
MacKenzie Art Gallery
3475 Albert St. 306-584-4250 mackenzie.art
PROVISIONAL STRUCTURES: CARMEN PAPALIA WITH VO VO AND JES SACHSE This installation sees the artists use the framing device of a temporary architectural structure to explore ideas of access and interdependence. Curated by Nicolle Nugent. (Until Oct. 17, with an online opening with a conversation between Papalia and Sachse moderated Sook-Yin Lee on June 12 at 1 p.m.)
TOUCHING EARTH AND SKY This exhibition is grounded in the Indigenous worldview of interconnected existence and agency, and features work by Judy Anderson, Thirza Cuthand, Casey Koyczan, Bradley Larocque, Mary Longman, Shelley Niro and Julia Rose Sutherland. Curated by Felicia Gay. (Opens June 12, runs until Nov. 14.)
THE PERMANENT COLLECTION: COMMUNITY WATCH This group exhibition includes work by artists dating back to the 1960s, and looks at ways that our notion of community has evolved in recent decades — both in terms of diversity, and issues that present challenges to our collective well-being. Curated by Timothy Long, Nicolle Nugent and Tak Pham. (Until May 8, 2022.)
KISKISIYÂPIYAWIN: THREADS OF MEMORY This program of short films is curated by Janine Windolph, and will explore notions of community during pandemic times from the perspective of several Indigenous and Canadian filmmakers. (Until Aug. 31.)
PASAPKEDJINAWONG: LA RIVIÈRE QUI PASSE ENTRE LES ROCHERS (THE RIVER THAT PASSES THROUGH THE ROCKS) This exhibition features work by 11 Indigenous artists, and explores the idea of languages and cultures as living systems that have the capacity to resist colonial oppression. Curated by John G. Hampton and Léuli Eshrāghi. (Until Sept. 19.)
RAWLCO RADIO FREE ADMISSION DAY Free opportunity visit the gallery and see the work on display. Timed ticketing is in effect, so reserve your slot ahead of time. (June 12, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
1835 Scarth St. 306-522-7166 neutralground.sk.ca
LAUREN CHIPEUR: THE WEIGHT OF BEING HELD This ceramic installation was inspired by a trip the artist made to view Whooping Cranes with her grandmother, and explores the idea of excavation, transformation and returning of material to the Earth. (Until July 3.)
JESSICA SLIPP: WITH & OF (BECOMING ROCK) This site-specific performance sees the artist use her body to engage with the natural and built environment. (June 12, 1 p.m.)
MAI LY: I HAVE DREAMT; PLANNING FOR THE UNKNOWN This window installation sees the Regina-based artist reflect back on a decision she made in 1989 to leave her home country of Vietnam and immigrate to Canada, where she’s lived since 1991. Curated by Holly Aubichon. (Until July 3.)
RCMP Heritage Centre
5907 Dewdney Ave. 306-522-7333 rcmphc.com
PERMANENT EXHIBITS Displays explore the RCMP’s nearly 150 year history, along with modern crime-fighting techniques. There is also a virtual musical ride experience and dorm room inspection.
Royal Saskatchewan Museum
2445 Albert St. 306-787-2815 royalsaskmuseum.ca
PERMANENT EXHIBITS The exhibits at this provincial museum explore Saskatchewan’s geological past, natural environment, First Nations history and modern concerns about our planet’s ecological health. One highlight is the Scotty exhibit in the CN T. rex Gallery. All visitors are required to wear a mask.
Saskatchewan Science Centre
2903 Powerhouse Dr. 306-522-4629 sasksciencecentre.com
PERMANENT EXHIBITION To promote safety during the pandemic, the museum has made several design changes to its exhibition space and theatre. It is also offering online science workshops for school classes from kindergarten to grade eight that can be booked through the website.
TOWERS OF TOMORROW WITH LEGO BRICKS This exhibition features 20 scale models (at 1:200 scale) of iconic skyscrapers from around the world. The models were built by Robin Sather, and include CN Tower (Toronto), Empire State Building (New York) and the twin Petronas Towers (Kuala Lumpur). (Until late summer.)
IMAX FILMS Currently screening are Asteroid Hunters, Beavers and Into Nature’s Wild.
Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame
2205 Victoria Ave. 306-780-9232 sasksportshalloffame.com
PERMANENT EXHIBITS This museum celebrates the sporting accomplishments of individuals and teams with ties to the province. While the museum is currently closed due to the pandemic, you are invited visit the website to access online materials and tours.
Slate Fine Art Gallery
3424 13th Ave. 306-775-0300 slategallery.ca
DIANA THORNEYCROFT: CARNIVAL OF TAILS, TONGUES AND OTHER PROTRUSIONS This exhibition by the well-known Winnipeg artist features a mix of drawings and small sculptures that celebrate the grotesque and the bizarre. (Until July 3.)