Arts & Tradition Actions |

Arts & Tradition Actions |

Arts & Tradition Actions |

Poetry Downtown

October 1, 2022 – Might 31, 2023

Poetry Downtown was impressed by a problem from Parliamentary Poet Laureate of Canada Louise Halfe encouraging municipalities to carry poetry to public locations. The undertaking is a partnership with Downtown Saskatoon.

The Poetry Downtown undertaking options poems from six native poets displayed on the threerd Avenue poster directories between 19th Road and 23nd Road in Downtown Saskatoon. The theme of the undertaking is Reconciliation.

Launched on October 1, the undertaking can be on show till Might 31, 2023. A Name for Submissions was issued in July of 2022.  The six chosen poets and their poem titles are: Robert Benz: The Color of Sky, Lisa Chicken-Wilson: Beside a Residential College, Lauren Klassen: O’ Canada, Mika Lafond: Unapologetic, Jada Morin: it’s at all times so unhappy to see, and Jenny Ryan: Sask..

The targets of the undertaking are:

  • to reinforce and transfer ahead with Reconciliation
  • to offer alternatives for inventive expression within the metropolis centre
  • to encourage the general public by poetry
  • to attach the work of native poets to the neighborhood

The general public is inspired to stroll alongside 3rd Avenue and replicate on the poetry.      

Aspiring poets are inspired to contact the Author-in-Residence on the Saskatoon Public Library or the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild for info on applications and sources for individuals desirous to be taught extra about writing poetry.

Bunkhouse Pop-Up Gallery Program

Artists in Place: The Bunkhouse Mission is increasing to incorporate a Gallery Pop-Up Program. Gallery area is on the market to native rising and established Saskatoon artists for public artwork displays on Saturdays and Sundays. This new pilot program will happen within the historic Bunkhouse on the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo (SFFPZ) between July 2, 2022 and March 26, 2023.

Purposes are accepted on an on-going foundation. Artists could e book one weekend per thirty days to a most of 4 weekends per yr.

Precedence can be given to artists from 2SLGBTQQIA+, BIPOC, individuals with disabilities, and different fairness teams and/or artists who’ve taken half within the Artists in Place: The Bunkhouse Mission residency program and/or artists who need to exhibit work that’s impressed by the SFFPZ. Art work displayed have to be appropriate for an all-ages civic facility.

See the next doc for extra info and how one can apply:

Bunkhouse Pop-Up Gallery Data and Software Kind

Members within the Bunkhouse Pop-up Gallery Program are required to finish a follow-up kind:

Pop-Up Gallery Observe-Up Kind

Upcoming Exhibitions

Kei Tanaka

A New 12 months with Mates: A gallery and sale of artwork, calendars, and playing cards from Kei’s 2023 calendars, “A 12 months With Mates” and “Discovering Fairies”.

Sunday, December 4

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm



A Spot of Color Will Cheer You: A group of recent and eccentric artwork that’s meant to cheer away the winter blahs.

Saturday, March 4

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Sunday, March 5

10:00 am – 2:00 pm


Saskatoon: The place the Artwork Is 

Within the fall of 2019 the Metropolis of Saskatoon hosted the Artistic Metropolis Community of Canada Summit. This three day convention for municipal cultural staff supplied a possibility for Saskatoon to share information and spotlight its dynamic arts and tradition scene.  Saskatoon artist Andrei Feheregyhazi was chosen to create a brief animated movie to advertise this occasion.  His movie, Saskatoon:  The place the Artwork Is, is sponsored by Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Parks, Tradition and Sport and the Metropolis of Saskatoon.  The composition for the video was created by native musician, Dean Summach.


Tradition Days

Yearly, within the final weekend of September, Tradition Days actions can be found in Saskatoon. Tradition Days is a nationwide occasion that’s free to contributors and includes hands-on experiences that present the general public “backstage” or “behind-the-scenes” entry to share in how artwork is made.

It’s an invite to the general public to attach, have interaction and co-create in an progressive method within the arts. There are lots of alternatives for engagement and participation. Native companies and rising artists are inspired to host and collaborate with inventive troupes in various cultural practices.

Creating Neighborhood: A Temporary Historical past of Arts and Tradition in Saskatoon

Researched and written by Saskatoon author Regine Haensel in 2011, this booklet traces the event of arts and heritage in Saskatoon. A cultural timeline of milestone occasions can be included. 

 Creating Neighborhood: A Temporary Historical past of Arts and Tradition in Saskatoon 


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