Galleries & Museums

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GALLERIES

Art Gallery of Regina

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

TODD GRONSDAHL: THE SASKATCHEWAN MARITIME MUSEUM This exhibition of sculpture sees the artist uses recycled wood and other materials to create a story about an ill-conceived aquatic adventure undertaken by two fictional characters. (Opening reception and artist tour Dec. 12 at 7 p.m., runs until Feb. 22.)

Assiniboia Gallery

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

W.H. WEBB: PRAIRIE PORTRAITS Exhibition of prairie landscape paintings. (Until Dec. 14.)

Dunlop Gallery: Central Branch

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

JULIE OH This selection of short videos by the Saskatoon artist is curated by Blair Fornwald, and is presented as part of the Central Mediatheque series. (Until Jan. 12.)

MARIGOLD SANTOS: MALAGINTO This exhibition features work by an artist with roots in the Philippines that draws on both family history and her own experience in Canada to explore ideas of movement, migration and change. Curated by Blair Fornwald. (Until Jan. 12.)

PHOTOVOICE EXHIBIT This pop-up exhibition features work coordinated by Morgan Beaudry that explores the impact of accident-related trauma on truck drivers in Canada. (Central Library mezzanine, until Dec. 30.)

Dunlop Gallery: Sherwood Branch

6121 Rochdale Blvd.  dunlopartgallery.org

JULIE OH: TUNNEL, AIR, MOTHER This exhibition sees the Saskatoon artist use photography, video and installation to examine our understanding of, and relationship to, common objects. Curated by Jennifer Matotek. (Until Jan. 26.)

Hague Gallery

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

GREG ALLEN: SOUTHEAST SHORELINE Exhibition of vibrantly colourful paintings inspired by the flora and fauna of the Besnard Lake region in northern Saskatchewan. (Until Dec. 14.)

Lobby Gallery

Performing Arts Centre  1077 Angus St.

306-779-2277  reginapac.com

[change for Dec. 19]BILL STEVENSON: A MEMORY OF LIGHT This exhibition of photographs is hosted by Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists’ Collective. (Opens Dec. 9 from 6-8:30 p.m., runs until Jan. 24.)

MacKenzie Art Gallery

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

UPRISING: THE POWER OF MOTHER EARTH This exhibition features a retrospective look at banners, murals and large-scale paintings created by Christi Belcourt and Isaac Murdoch. (Until March 29.)

BANNERS FOR NEW EMPIRES This exhibition features paintings and installations created by Nep Sidhu and Rajni Perera where the artists draw on their Indigenous and immigrant experiences to challenge modernist notions of utopia. The show includes a site-specific mural. Curated by Tak Pham. (Until Feb. 23.)

MITCHELL WIEBE: VAMPSITES This exhibition by the Regina-born artist is inspired by the idea of vamping, and relies on a host of pop references and theatrical strategies to create a fantastical world. (Until Dec. 31.)

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. (Until April 19.)

BÁRBARA WAGNER & BENJAMIN DE BURCA: RISE Screening of a 20 minute experimental video by two Brazilian artists that uses spoken word and dance to explore issues of identity and self-representation. (Until Jan. 31.)

VIRTUAL REALITY & VIDEO GAME NIGHT This event is hosted by the gallery’s digital coordinators Cat Bluemke and Jonathan Carroll. (Dec. 5, 7 p.m.)

HOLIDAY CELEBRATION This event features free admission through Rawlco Radio. It includes Christi Belcourt-inspired face painting designs, Métis jigging with Thompson School Métis Dancers and performances by Preschool Fine Arts Co-operative and Blakely Irish Dancers. (Dec. 8, 12:30-5 p.m.)

STUDIO SUNDAYS Today’s activity is abstract watercolour landscapes (Dec. 15, 2-4 p.m.)

Neutral Ground

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

STRUCTURALLY SOUND Collaborative installation by three Saskatoon painters — Cameron McKay, Laura Payne and Derek Sandbeck — who use geometric abstraction to reference sculpture and architecture. Curated by David Stonhouse. (Until Jan. 11.)

HILAREY COWAN: INANIMATE CARE This window gallery exhibition features a series of short videos depicting acts of care performed on on-living objects and structures. (Until Jan. 11.)

Nouveau Gallery

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

HOLIDAY SHOW Group exhibition featuring gallery artists. (Until early January.)

Slate Fine Art Gallery

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

SATURNALIA VII Group exhibition by gallery artists to celebrate the holiday season. (Opening reception Dec. 5 from 5-8 p.m., runs until Jan. 18.)

MUSEUMS

Government House

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

VICTORIAN TEA Hosted by Government House Historical Society, reservations are required. RSVP to 639-571-7123. (Dec. 7-8, with sittings at 1 and 2:30 p.m.)

VINTAGE & COLLECTIBLES SALE Proceeds from this sale of donated items, including jewellery, linens, china, crystal and more, go to support programs at the Government House Museum. (Dec. 7 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 8 from noon-3 p.m.)

DICKENS YULETIDE SINGERS Old tyme Christmas concert performed in the Henry Newlands Ballroom. (Dec. 14-15, 1 and 3 p.m. Tickets at 306-570-2826.)

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.

SGT. MAJOR’S PARADE This daily parade sees the drill sergeant conduct a roll call and inspect cadets. Register by noon to attend. (Monday to Friday, 12:45-1:15 p.m.)

THE JINGLE PATROL This family-friendly celebration includes a pancake brunch, crafts, games and a special guest, appropriately enough, dressed in red. (Dec. 15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.)

Royal Canadian Legion

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

MILITARY MUSEUM Included are murals by Mary-Ann Dube and other local artists, and military history displays focused on Regina residents. Open Thursdays from 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. The Scotty exhibit in the T.rex Gallery is another highlight too.

Saskatchewan Military Museum

1600 Elphinstone St.  306-347-9349  saskatchewanmilitarymuseum.com

MILITARY HISTORY DISPLAYS Tours of this facility at Regina Armouries are available on Mondays from 7-9 p.m. or by appointment by 306-530-5501.

Saskatchewan Science Centre

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

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

JOYLAB This in-house exhibit is inspired by Ingrid Fetell Lee’s book Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness, and features 12 rooms that are meant to inspire joy. (Until late December.)

ADULT SCIENCE NIGHT The theme of this 19+ licensed event is “Retro Game Night”. (Dec. 19, 7-10 p.m.)

Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame

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

PERMANENT EXHIBITS Featured are displays celebrating athletes and teams who have excelled at the provincial, national and international level.

PLAY HARD, FIGHT HARD: SPORT & THE CANADIAN MILITARY This exhibition explores the connection between sports and military service in war and peacetime dating back to the 19th century. It’s co-presented with the Military Museums in Calgary and Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. (Until Jan. 18.)