Saskatoon, Saskatchewan's Museums on the Trans-Canada Highway
The Saskatoon area has 17 museums and galleries, reflecting its location at the
frontier of Saskatchewan's North, and its cultural diversity
located on the 3rd floor at 12 - 23rd Street E.
An artist-run establishment. The gallery focuses on the growth, dissemination and experimentation of contemporary art. Open to the general public. Admission is free.
Assiniboia Bessborough Gallery
Located on the Mall Level at Delta Bessborough Hotel, 601 Spadina Crescent East
Showcases the work of well-known Canadian artists, First Nation artists and Prairie Landscapes. Sculptures and local pottery. The changin exhibits have included Ecotourism paintings of the Saskatchewan River Basin, Urban Landscape, and Saskatoon Festivals. Open on Tuesday to Saturday, from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Collector's Choice Art Gallery Ltd.
625D - 1st Avenue N.
Pieces of work by local Saskatchewan artists, including contemporary posters, prints, limited edition graphics and sculptures. Open Tuesday to Friday, from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Saturday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. Admission is Free.
Diefenbaker Canada Centre
Located at University of Saskatchewan
The Diefenbaker Canada Centre is the only Canadian public institution of its kind, focusing on John Diefenbaker, Canada's thirteenth Prime Minister. Exhibits include replica rooms of his office and the Privy Council Chamber. The Centre also holds one of the finest views of the city. Open on weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., (Tues., Wed, Thurs, open until 8:00 p.m.) on Sundays and holidays its open from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Admission is $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for seniors and children.
Gladys' Doll Wonderworld Museum
Located 4 km north of Saskatoon
Explore through a collection of over 1,000 antique and new dolls, with 130 different themes. Along with each group of dolls is a scene appropriate to their history. A family craft shop is also available at the facility. Open May 21 to September 11, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., winter hours upon request. Admission $3.00 for adults, $2.50 for students, $1.00 for child (free for children under five).
The Glen Scrimshaw Gallery
255 - 2nd Avenue North
(306) 668-2226 or (888) 521-2226
Focused on the work of Canadian Artist, Glen Scrimshaw. Display include notecard packages, matted and framed artcards, limited edition prints and one of a kind originals.
Kenderdine Art Gallery
Located in the Agriculture Building at the University of Saskatchewan
The gallery is named in honour Mr. Kenderdine, the first professor of Art at the University and founder of the Kenderdine Campus at Emma Lake. Open Monday to Friday from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm and Sunday 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm.
Little Stone Schoolhouse
Located between the College of Dentistry and the University Hospital
An actually size replica of a Saskatchewan one-room school. Tours available during the summer..
The Mendel Art Gallery
950 Spadina Crescent E.
The Art Gallery and gift shop are open to the public daily from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. except Christmas Day.
Museum of Natural Sciences
The highlight of this museum is the 20 foot high T-Rex skeleton. Exhibits of other live mammals, bird, fish, and reptiles, minerals and exotic plants are showcased as well. Free to the public,
308 Spadina Crescent W.
Visit this beautiful home overlooking the scenic South Saskatchewan River, a wonderful place to relax while enjoying the works of local artist while having a coffee. Artists are often present for discussion of created workes.
The Royal Canadian Legion, Nutana
3021 Louise Street
Showcasing artifacts and memorabilia from the first and second World Wars, Korea War and peace time activities. Lounge available, with meals served and children permitted.
Royal Oak Gallery & Frame Shoppe
1028 Louise Ave.
Features original art from Provincial artists as well as impressive prints of leading artist such as Bateman, Brenders, Smith, and Redlin. Open year round, hours vary with season.
Saskatchewan Craft Gallery
813 Broadway Ave
Features work by Canadians. Exhibitions of top quality craft objects, including clay, fiber, wood, glass and mixed media crafts. Open daily from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 pm. Closed most major holidays. Admission is Free.
Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre
120 - 33rd Street East.
A large display of First Nations collection of art and content library. Cross cultural country seminars are provide at the facility. Tours available on Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Saskatchewan Railway Museum
Located west on Highway 7 and 2 km south on Highway 60
Experience the history of Saskatchewan's railway first hand. Display's include diesel locomotives, street cars, rolling stock, railway buildings and other railway artifacts. Rides available on operating railway motor cars. Open from Victoria Day weekend to September 30, hours vary with season. Admission for adults is $2.00, youth 6 to 16 is a $1.00, under 6 get in for free.
Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame
Located at the Saskatoon Field House
Honouring the achievements and skills of Saskatoon's top athletes, sport builders and teams.
St. Thomas Art Gallery
Located on the second floor of St. Thomas More College.
The majority of artists that show work here are local, usually with some university training or have seriously studied art under qualified instructors. All works are original. Open from September 15th until April 30th.
Ukrainian Museum of Canda
202 Avenue M S.
Exhibits deal with the largest country in Europe, Ukraine. Extensive tours of exhibits revealing the history of Ukrainian culture, dating as far back as prehistory to the time of massive Ukrainian emigrations. Some of the main attractions are the Ukrainian Eastern Byzantine rite architecture, art, the iconography of adjacent cathedral and collections representing the spiritual, material and folkloric cultural of Ukraine's heritage. Open daily from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sundays 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Admission for adults, seniors and students is $2.00, no charge for preschoolers. o.ca
Dunlop Art Gallery
2311-12 Ave (in the Central Library, downtown)
The gallery is a department of the Saskatoon Public Library and features local, regional and national artists in year-round exhibitions. Open Library hours ( Monday - Thursday 9:30 am - pm; Friday 9:30 am to 6 pm, Saturday 9:30 am to 5 pm, and Sunday 1:30 - 5 pm (Closed Statutory holidays). Free admission.
Gallery on the Roof
13th Floor, Saskatchewan Power Building, 2025 Victoria Ave
This gallery features a new Saskatchewan artist every month, and the viewing deck offers a great view of Saskatoon. Gallery open Monday to Friday 8 am to 9 pm, weekends and holidays 1 pm to 6 pm. Galley open year-round, viewing deck open may 1 to Sept 30. Free admission.