MacKenzie School Tours are an exciting opportunity for students and educators to experience Saskatchewan's largest public art gallery!
Upcoming touring exhibitions include:
Touring September 1 to October 21, 2018
This exhibition highlights the work of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit artists from across Canada through the lenses of skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding culture. These artworks explore modern connections to urban and rural environments, and encourage audiences to think about social issues and cultural spaces from diverse perspectives.
Home Economics: 150 Years of Canadian Hooked Rugs
Touring October 29, 2018 to January 6, 2019
Welcoming folk art as part of the fine art world, this exhibition consists of hooked rugs created by Canadian artists over the last 150 years. Audiences will explore localized aesthetics of different regions across Canada, and the role that resourceful crafting has played in our histories.
SakKijâjuk + Perfection: Agnes Martin Prints
Touring February 16 to April 1, 2019
SakKijâjuk highlights the often-overlooked artwork of the Nunatsiavummiut, the Inuit living in the Labrador coastal area. Featuring works by several generations of artists, this exhibit includes textile artworks, photography, carvings, grass sewing, prints, and more that highlight the modern and traditional lives and identities of the Nunatsiavummiut people.
Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop
Touring April 1 to May 20, 2019
Step back into the artistic and social movements of the sixties and seventies
with this exhibition of works printed in the Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Due to its cutting-edge technologies, this print shop was the site of printing many influential artists’ works, including members of the Professional Native Indian Artists Incorporated, and many well-known prairie artists.
Victor Cicansky Retrospective
Touring June 8 to October 27, 2019
This retrospective of local ceramic artist Victor Cicansky will explore the role he has played in Regina’s local clay movement, his connections to the California funk artistic movement, and his roots in both the garden and his Romanian heritage.
Designed to support provincial curricula, MacKenzie School Tours offer a two-hour, hands-on learning experience complete with a guided tour and interactive studio activities.
Learn about our Current Tour or visit our Teacher Resource Archive to explore past tours!
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Image: Alex Janvier, Untitled (detail), 1986, acrylic on canvas, 165.1 × 266.7 cm. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
© Alex Janvier. Photo: National Gallery of Canada
The exhibition Alex Janvier is organized by the National Gallery of Canada