Galleries & Museums

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GALLERIES

Art Gallery of Regina

2420 Elphinstone St.  306-522-5940  artgalleryofregina.ca

GABRIELA GARCIA-LUNA: EDGE This exhibition of photographs explores the history and ecology of the Saskatchewan River delta in northeast Saskatchewan. (Until July 3.)

AGR AFFAIR: AN ARTFUL MYSTERY This gala fundraiser has a Roaring ’20s gangster and gun moll theme. Co-presented by Mystery Mansion Regina, with proceeds to support gallery programming. (June 22, 8–11 pm.)

Assiniboia Gallery

2266 Smith St.  306-522-0997  assiniboia.com

BIGOUDI: COMRADES This exhibition features oil paintings of matched pairs of domesticated farm animals. (Until June 22.)

Dunlop Gallery: Central Branch

2311 12th Ave.  306-777-6040  dunlopartgallery.org

THE EXPERIMENT This group exhibition features work by artists who collaborate with nature and rely on natural processes to create their art. Curated by Jennifer Matotek and Wendy Peart. (Until June 29.)

CHERYL RONDEAU & SAIMAIYU AKESUK: ICE SPIDER This stop-motion animated science-fiction is inspired by the life and behaviour of the Arctic Wolf Spider. Curated by Blair Fornwald as part of the Central Mediatheque series. (Until July 11.)

ART OF THE BOOK This touring national exhibition is held every five years, and celebrates various art forms such as calligraphy, papermaking and fine binding that are part of the book-making process. The exhibition is at George Bothwell Library, and runs until July 14.

QUEEN CITY PRIDE This exhibition at Central Library features work by local LGBTQ2 artists who engage with gender and sexually diverse identities and experiences. (June 10–July 30.)

JAY WHITE: COYOTE WALK This performance will see the B.C.-based Indigenous artist walk and camp around Regina while trying to elude people tracking him. The performance runs June 21–23 and concludes with a talk at the RPL Theatre on June 23, 2 p.m. Curated by Blair Fornwald.

Dunlop Gallery: Sherwood Branch

6121 Rochdale Blvd.  dunlopartgallery.org

KEITH BIRD: SPIRITUAL VETERANS This exhibition by the Regina-based Saulteaux/Cree artist features traditional ceremonial objects with paintings and sculpture that pay tribute to Indigenous veterans. Curated by Wendy Peart. (Until June 16.)

OFF-CENTRE: QUEER CONTEMPORARY ART IN THE PRAIRIES This exhibition features work by queer artists with ties to the prairies who share their take on the idea of Prairie Gothic. Curated by Blair Fornwald and Gary Varro. (June 22–Sept. 8.)

Hague Gallery

Creative City Centre 1843 Hamilton St.  306-546-5565  creativecitycentre.ca

SPECTRUM This exhibition features work by LGBTQ+ artists, and is held as part of Pride Week. (Opening reception June 14, 5–7 p.m., until June 28.)

Lobby Gallery

Performing Arts Centre, 1077 Angus St.  306-779-2277  reginapac.com

LARISSA KITCHEMONIA: ANUHKIMOH! (MAKE THEM DANCE!) This graduate exhibition features a series of abstract paintings celebrating powwow culture. (Until July 15.)

MacKenzie Art Gallery

3475 Albert St.  306-584-4250  mackenzieartgallery.ca

VICTOR CICANSKY: THE GARDENER’S UNIVERSE Major retrospective on the well-known Saskatchewan ceramist/sculptor who has been active as an artist since the late 1960s. Curated by Timothy Long and Julia Krueger. (Opening reception June 7, 8 p.m., with a dance performance that night by Robin Poitras. On June 8 at 1 p.m. there will be a panel discussion featuring Long, Krueger, Alison Calder, Victor Cicansky and Trevor Herriot. (Runs until Oct. 27.)

WALKING WITH SASKATCHEWAN This 10-month exhibition features a rotating selection of work drawn from the gallery’s permanent collection that explores how Indigenous people and settlers related to the land. Curated by Bruce Hugh Russell. (June 8–April 19, 2020.)

MOREHSHIN ALLAHYARI: SHE WHO SEES THE UNKNOWN This exhibition by the New York-based Iranian artists features three new media installations that function as shrines to female and non-binary jinn figures from Middle Eastern folklore. (Until Aug. 25.)

MELISSA GENERAL This exhibition features two video works by the Toronto-based Mohawk artist: Kehyá:ra’s (2016) and ’Cause I work so hard to make it every day (2018). (Until Oct. 23.)

BAZAART This 46th annual juried craft sale features work by 150 artisans. See bazaart.ca for details, but one highlight is the Regina Folk Festival stage with ygretz and Bears In Hazenmore. There will also be children’s art activities with Robin Poitras of New Dance Horizons. (June 15, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $7 members, $10 non-members, youth 17 and under free.)

STUDIO SUNDAYS Artist-led workshop with Nicole Little (June 9, 2 p.m.)

THURSDAY LATES Artist-led workshop with Nicole Little on the theme of food, the environment and ceramic production (June 13, 7 p.m.); National Indigenous Peoples Day event with Lakota artist and knowledge keeper Wayne Goodwill sharing stories to mark thew return of Sitting Bull’s robe to Saskatchewan after 74 years (June 20, 7 p.m.)

ART ENGAGEMENT SATURDAYS Artist Trading Cards Make and Trade Session (June 22, 2 p.m.)

Neutral Ground

1835 Scarth St.  306-522-7166  neutralground.sk.ca

CATHERINE BLACKBURN: NEW AGE WARRIORS This exhibition features seven life-size beaded warrior garments and language medallions that are meant to articulate the strength and resilience of Indigenous women. Presented by Sâkêwêwak Artist Collective. (Opening reception June 21, 7–9 p.m., artist talk June 22. 3 p.m. Runs until Aug. 3.)

Nouveau Gallery

2146 Albert St.  306-569-9279  nouveaugallery.com

4U This exhibition features new work by four Saskatoon artists: Bridget Aitken, Kathy Bradshaw, Jan Corcoran and Miranda Jones. (Until June 15.)

Slate Fine Art Gallery

3424 13th Ave.  306-775-0300  slategallery.ca

VICTOR CICANSKY: SEXING THE GARDEN This is a companion exhibition to a major retrospective at the MacKenzie Gallery. It features ceramic sculptures of erotically shaped vegetables and fruit. (Opening reception June 8, 5 p.m., runs until July 13.)

Traditions Hand Craft Gallery

2714 13th Ave.  306-569-0199  traditionshandcraftgallery.ca

NICOLE LITTLE: FLORA, FAUNA AND FUNGI Exhibition of ceramic sculpture grounded in the natural world. (Until June 15.)


MUSEUMS

Government House

4607 Dewdney Ave.  306-787-9316  governmenthousesk.ca

NOT WHO, BUT WATT! This exhibition looks at the life of George Watt, who designed and maintained the Edwardian garden at Government House and had a passionate interest in classical music. (Until Sept. 30.)

THE PALACE ON THE PRAIRIES This exhibit draws on records from the Provincial Archives of Government House renovations over its 125-year history. (Until late August.)

GOVERNMENT (CLUB) HOUSE This is held on the third Saturday of every month, and gives children 4–10 an opportunity to learn more about Saskatchewan’s history through crafts and stories. Register at governmenthousesk.ca. (June 15, 1:30–3:30 p.m.)

STITCHING WORKSHOPS This introductory workshop is hosted by the Regina Stitchery Guild. (June 16, 1:30–3 p.m.)

RCMP Heritage Centre

5907 Dewdney Ave.  306-522-7333  rcmphc.com

SGT. MAJOR’S PARADE The drill sergeant conducts a roll call and inspects cadets in this daily parade. Register by noon to attend. (Monday to Friday, 12:45–1:15 p.m.)

SGT. MAJOR’S INSPECTION This interactive exhibit uses augmented reality to give you a sense of what it’s like to endure a dorm room inspection.

BIKE ROADEO This outdoor event is co-hosted with the SGI Safety Squad. It includes free bike and helmet inspections, bike games, safety trivia, prizes, and more! (June 9, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.)

Royal Canadian Legion

1820 Cornwall St.  306-522-2676  reginalegion.com

MILITARY MUSEUM Includes murals by Mary-Ann Dube and other local artists, and military history displays focused on Regina residents. Open Thursdays 4–8 p.m., with group tours by appointment.

Royal Saskatchewan Museum

2903 Powerhouse Dr.  306-522-4629  sasksciencecentre.com

PERMANENT EXHIBITS Features exhibits that explore Saskatchewan’s geological past, natural environment, First Nations history and modern concerns about our planet’s ecological health. Don’t forget, too, that the new Scotty exhibit is open in the T.rex Gallery.

BEADING WORKSHOP This one-day workshop covers the historical significance of beadwork for Plains First Nations and the creation of beaded earrings or a keychain. (June 15, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.)

Saskatchewan Science Centre

2903 Powerhouse Dr.  306-522-4629  sasksciencecentre.com

PERMANENT EXHIBITION Variety of hands-on exhibits exploring different scientific principles.

SUMMER DAY CAMPS 2019 Registration is now open for a variety of summer camps that will be held this summer for children aged 6–8 and 9–11. Check the website for details.

Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame

2205 Victoria Ave.  306-780-9232  sasksportshalloffame.com

PERMANENT EXHIBITS Featured displays celebrate athletes and teams that have excelled at the provincial, national and international level.

CREATING ACTIVE CHAMPIONS The Sports Hall of Fame has special programming for children aged 4–12 this summer. Programs will be held weekdays from July 2–Aug. 16, with morning and afternoon sessions. See the website for details.