Saskatoon is no slouch when it comes to being a city with a vibrant arts scene! Locations around the city celebrate the artistic creations of budding artists from as young as preschool age to renowned players on the international art scene. There’s no bad time to get out and make the best of what this city has to offer, and there’s nowhere better to do so than these:
10 Awesome Art Galleries in Saskatoon
1/ Glen Scrimshaw Gallery
View the works of renowned Canadian artist, Glen Scrimshaw. There are originals, reproductions and other items available for your viewing pleasure or purchase.
2/ Collector’s Choice Art Gallery (625D 1st Ave. N)
This is the place to view and purchase genuine, original Saskatchewan art! From sculpture to prints, this gallery promises you an amazing artistic experience and maybe even just the right piece for you to take home!
3/ Remai Modern (950 Spadina Cr. E)
Set to open its doors this year, the Remai promises to be an artistic experience like no other! The new art museum will be home to an impressive collection which will include among other things, Picasso lincocuts! The Remai Modern is set to be not only a museum displaying fine art but also a centre for the greater artistic community offering programming, travelling exhibits, and more.
4/ The Gallery/art placement (228 – 3rd Ave. S)
This jewel showcases contemporary, modern, and historical pieces from local and western Canadian artists. Exhibits change frequently.
5/ Kenderdine Art Gallery/Gordon Snelgrove Gallery/St. Thomas Moore Gallery (University of Saskatchewan Campus)
The University of Saskatchewan is home to several galleries. These include the Kenderdine Art Gallery which plays home to the permanent collection of the university, the St. Thomas Moore Gallery which hosts exhibitions of local artists during term time, and the Gordon Snelgrove Gallery which largely showcases the talents of art students.
6/ Saskatchewan Craft Council – Affinity Gallery (813 Broadway Ave.)
This gallery is uniquely devoted to crafting as an art form, and showcases the works of around 70 artists and artisans from around Saskatchewan.
7/ Void Gallery
Located in the trendy Riversdale district, stop by the Void Gallery for a brilliant showcase of visual arts of every variety. Exhibitions change at regular intervals.
8/ Saskatoon Community Youth Arts Programming (253 – 3rd Ave. South)
SCYAP is both an art gallery and a community arts centre where families are welcome to drop-in and create art at designated times. This gallery exhibits the works of emerging artists and displays frequently change! There’s always something new at SCYAP!
9/ PAVED Arts (424 20th Street West)
PAVED Arts is a non-profit, artist-run centre for production, presentation, research and dissemination of contemporary media arts. The word PAVED is an acronym: photographic, audio, video, electronic, digital.
Inspiration and creation await! All that’s left is to pack the kids in the car and check out any of these awesome art galleries in Saskatoon!
(Updated: June 2021)