Galleries

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Art Gallery of Regina

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

RUTH CHAMBERS: TEND This exhibition features porcelain replicas of bulbs and blooms from several flower species that encapsulate their lifecycle while also referencing the still-life traditions of memento mori and vanitas. (Until April 11, with a reception April 9 from 7-9 p.m.)

MEMBERS SHOW & SALE This annual group exhibition opens online on April 17, and will be available for in-person viewing starting April 26. (Until May 9.)

VERA SALTZMAN: ARTIST TALK This online event sees the Fort Qu’Appelle artist discuss her hybrid digital/analogue photographic practice. (April 28, 7 p.m.)

Assiniboia Gallery

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

THE FLOWER This group exhibition features new work from Bigoudi, Kimberly Kiel, Gordon Lewis, Jacqueline Faye Miller and Angela Morgan. (Until April 17.)

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. (Opens April 17, runs until June 25, with an online artist talk on April 20 at 7 p.m.)

Dunlop Gallery: Sherwood Branch

6121 Rochdale Blvd.  dunlopartgallery.org

MULTI:PLAY This exhibition features six artists and one group working in improvisation, sound, new media and performance. The show opens with Michael Waterman’s audio collage “Mannlicher Carcano” followed by John Campbell’s installation Recognition that uses artificial intelligence to read human emotions and control real-world objects. Curated by Wendy Peart. (Until April 30, with an online talk by Waterman and Campbell and performance by Holophon Audio Arts on April 13 at 5 p.m. Then on April 27 at 7 p.m. there will be an online talk with Rebecca Caines, James Harley, Helen Pridmore and Michelle Stewart.)

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. (Opens May 5, runs until July 4.)

Fifth Parallel Gallery

Riddell Centre, University of Regina

SURFACING, WITHOUT HASTE This exhibition features graduating students from the university’s fine arts program. Artists include Holly Aubichon, Brianna Brierley, Sheldon Brown, Hannah Doell, Jensen Graham, Skye Mercier, Yvonne Niegas, William Stoudt and Sabine Wecker. (A virtual reception will be held on April 9 at 7 p.m. that will include a gallery tour and artist talks.)

MacKenzie Art Gallery

3475 Albert St.  306-584-4250  mackenzie.art

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. (Opens May 1, runs 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. (Opens May 2, runs until Aug. 31.)

HUMAN CAPITAL This group exhibition is curated by Tak Phan, and takes a critical look at Canada’s longstanding practice of having an immigration policy focussed almost exclusively on economic considerations. (Until April 18, with an online artist talk by Florence Yee on April 8 at 7 p.m.)

MIGRANT DREAMS This 2016 film by Mik Soon Lee is part of Human Capital, and examines the experience of migrant agricultural workers under Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker program. (Until April 18.)

ITHIN-EH-WUK: WE PLACE OURSELVES AT THE CENTER This retrospective features a selection of photo-installations and videos produced by James Nicholas and Sandra Semchuk between 1993-2007 that explore the effects of colonialism through an intercultural lens. Curated by Timothy Long. (Until May 16.)

CHRISTINA BATTLE: CONNECTING THRU GRASSES This exhibition sees the artist use satellite data gathered over the last two decades to explore the current state of the prairie grassland ecosystem. Guest curated by Alyssa Fearon. (Until May 16.)

Neutral Ground

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

ENDINGS + BEGINNINGS This exhibition features work by six artists from the University of Regina MFA program, and explores the idea of change and transition in various contexts from the personal and political to the individual and global. Artists are Shima Aghaaminiha, Shamim Aghaaminiha, Larissa Kitchemonia, Raegan Moynes, Alyssa Scott, Amy Snider and Brenda Watt. (Opens April 10, runs until April 24, with an online artist talk on April 14 at 7 p.m.)

MILES RUFELDS: “THIRTY CENTS, FIFTY CENTS…” This window video installation sees the Toronto artist take the completion of the CPR in 1885 as a starting point for a part fact/part fiction look at how early transportation and communication technologies helped colonize western Canada. (Until April 17.)

THE MANY SHADES OF BURNT SIENNA This two-week residency with Kris Alvarez will look at issues related to diversity in Regina’s art community. (April 26-May, with two online events: a Regina gala on May 1 from 4-6 p.m., and a roundtable with trespassers on May 4 from 1-3 p.m.)  

Slate Fine Art Gallery

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

GREG ALLEN: BOREAL BOULDERS This exhibition of drawings explores the micro-ecology of granite boulders in the Besnard Lakes area. (Until April 17)

FRANZ LOTZ: FRANK ALLEY This exhibition of sculptures focuses on different tools and machines that might be found in a home workshop or repair shop. (Until April 17)

FIELD OF VISION This exhibition features work by eight painters exploring the world from a prairie perspective. Artists include Greg Allen, Heather Cline, Karen Holden, Dorothy Knowles, Bill Lobchuk, Ward Schell, David Thauberger and Peter Tucker. (Opens April 22, runs until May 22.)

Traditions Hand Craft Gallery

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

BETH CRABB: WEAVING OUR WORLD TOGETHER This exhibition features a selection of woven baskets. (Until May 8.)