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The Coming Spring Event

Field Trip - Remai Modern

FIELD TRIP: Art Across Canada is an exciting new online platform that will deliver art experiences led by Canadian artists. This innovative initiative is a national partnership bringing together leading arts organizations, including Remai Modern. From children's programs to artist's talks, from demonstrations to workshops, these activities are designed for different age groups and include a range of subjects to engage communities and support artists.

Learn more about this stimulating project and take your first field trip by clicking the button below:

TAKE A FIELD TRIP

Saskatchewan Views the Global Pandemic - Western Development Museum

The novel coronavirus is causing an unprecedented crisis - a global shock that will be remembered for many lifetimes to come. To collect this history as it occurs, the WDM has launched an online exhibition, Saskatchewan Views the Global Pandemic at saskviews.ca. This crowd-sourced photograph exhibit focuses on how the Covid-19 outbreak is affecting individuals, families, communities, and the province. The public is asked to contribute photos and captions that illustrate their experiences of Covid-19. These stories will help document the impact of the pandemic in Saskatchewan. Citizens can help the WDM record this moment in history by contributing to Saskatchewan Views the Global Pandemic online. The WDM would like to see photographs from as many people and places as possible. Visit saskviews.ca to share your Saskatchewan story.

Virtual Programming - Nutrien Wonderhub

Nutrien Wonderhub is offering free virtual programs to continue to meet their mission of fostering curiosity, creativity, and a lifelong love of learning. Programs are being delivered via social media and their website, incorporating a full line-up of educational videos that include storytelling, arts and crafts, STEAM Days, Move and Groove sessions, and Facebook live events. A schedule of activities can be found on the Nutrien Wonderhub website.

Saskatoon: Where the Art Is 

In the fall of 2019 the City of Saskatoon hosted the Creative City Network of Canada Summit. This three day conference for municipal cultural workers provided an opportunity for Saskatoon to share knowledge and highlight its dynamic arts and culture scene.  Saskatoon artist Andrei Feheregyhazi was selected to create a short animated film to promote this event.  His film, Saskatoon:  Where the Art Is, is sponsored by Saskatchewan's Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport and the City of Saskatoon.  The composition for the video was created by local musician, Dean Summach.


 


Culture Days

Every year, in the last weekend of September, Culture Days activities are available in Saskatoon. Culture Days is a national event that is free to participants and involves hands-on experiences that provide the public “backstage” or “behind-the-scenes” access to share in how art is made.

It is an invitation to the public to connect, engage and co-create in an innovative way in the arts. There are many opportunities for engagement and participation. Local businesses and emerging artists are encouraged to host and collaborate with artistic troupes in diverse cultural practices.

Creating Community: A Brief History of Arts and Culture in Saskatoon

Researched and written by Saskatoon writer Regine Haensel in 2011, this booklet traces the development of arts and heritage in Saskatoon. A cultural timeline of milestone events is also included. 

 Creating Community: A Brief History of Arts and Culture in Saskatoon 

 

Artists in Place: The Bunkhouse Project 

Artists in Place: The Bunkhouse Project is an artist-in-residence pilot program sponsored by the City of Saskatoon, with a grant from the Saskatchewan Arts Board’s Artists in Communities program.   For more information, visit Artists in Place:  The Bunkhouse Project webpage.