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March 2019

samskāra: Stories of Discernment – by Diana Chabros

March 9 - May 5
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5
Sasmskara by Diana Chabros

Samskāra thematically focuses on energy, the repetitive patterns humans undertake, and the interrelationships of land and animals.

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Beginner Stained Glass: Intro to Mosaic Glass Panel (ages 14 to adult)

March 9 - March 10
Dickson Community Centre, 751 Lorne Street West
Swift Current, SK

CLASS FULL
An introduction to the art of stained glass using the mosaic panel technique! This two day workshop uses the bright and colourful cast off scrap from other stained glass techniques and repurposes them into gorgeous works of art! Students will earn the basics of design, panel construction and grout into create a one-of-a-kind panel!
Instructor: Marsha Schuld
Fee: $150

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Intro to Acrylic Painting (ages 14 to adult)

March 12 - April 30
Dickson Community Centre, 751 Lorne Street West
Swift Current, SK

An introduction to painting with acrylics. Students will learn about the painting process and practice, and how to see like an artist. For beginners or those with some experience.
Instructor: Stephanie Kaduck MFA
Fee: $200
8 Tuesdays 7-10 pm Room 202

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All Fired Up: Level 2 Ceramics (ages 14 to adult)

March 12 - April 30
Dickson Community Centre, 751 Lorne Street West
Swift Current, SK

For those who have taken the introduction to ceramics class or have taken previous ceramics classes through the Art Gallery of Swift Current.
Instructor: Keely Williams, BFA
Fee: $230
8 Tuesdays 7-10 pm Room 201

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Glazed and Confused: Intro to Ceramics (ages 14 to adult)

March 13 - May 1
Dickson Community Centre, 751 Lorne Street West
Swift Current, SK

For those who are beginners at working with clay. Learn hand building techniques and how to use the pottery wheel.
Instructor: Keely Williams BFA
Fee: $230
8 Wednesdays 7-10 pm Room 201

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April 2019

C3 Adventure – The Canadian West Coast by Geoff Phillips

April 5 - May 20
Lyric Theatre, 227 Central Avenue North
Swift Current, SK
Geoff Phillips artwork

Artist-Painter, Geoff Phillips of Maple Creek, SK, was an artist on the west coast leg of the 2017 Canada 150 C3 ship voyage. From his experience he painted eight large scale oil on canvas works responding to the landscape and locations they visited.

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Pins & Needles: Needle Felting Workshop (all ages and skill levels)

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dickson Community Centre, 751 Lorne Street West
Swift Current, SK

Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.
An introduction to the art of needle felting. Students will learn to use felting needles and wool to create felted postcards.
Instructor: Hedi Gossweiler
Fee: $30
Room 202

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Easter Egg Workshop (all ages and skill levels)

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dickson Community Centre, 751 Lorne Street West
Swift Current, SK

CLASS FULL
Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.
Make three of your own ceramic Eggs for Easter!
Instructor: Keely Williams BFA
Fee: $30
Room 201

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Public Reception & Artist Talk for samskāra Exhibition

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5

Doors open at 7pm
Meet Artist Diana Chabros as she discusses her work in the samskāra Exhibition.
Admission is Free.

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School Art Show

April 26 - June 2
West Wing Gallery, Airmen’s Billet, Doc’s Town, Kinetic Park, 1700 - 17th Avenue SE
Swift Current, SK
School Show 2019

This annual exhibition presents a large selection of artwork from the schools of the Chinook School Division. This exhibition provides a great opportunity for public audiences to enjoy wonderful artworks by inspired young people.

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Comics, Characters and Storyboarding (ages 15-adult)

April 27 - April 28
Dickson Community Centre, 751 Lorne Street West
Swift Current, SK

What makes a successful cartoon or comic book character? How do you make the biggest visual impact on your audience when making a comic? Learn about character design and storyboarding techniques used in comics, illustration and animation! Students will learn to use materials that are used in the industry such as col-erase pencils, nib pens, and inks. For beginners and those with some drawing experience.
Instructor: Morghie Flaterud BFA
Fee: $85

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May 2019

Public Reception for School Art Show

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Wing Gallery, Airmen’s Billet, Doc’s Town, Kinetic Park, 1700 - 17th Avenue SE
Swift Current, SK

View artworks, meet the student artists and their instructors.
Greetings from the Curator at 7:30pm. Refreshments and snacks will be served

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Public Talk for C3 Adventure

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Lyric Theatre, 227 Central Avenue North
Swift Current, SK

You are invited to a Public Talk Saturday, May 11, 2pm at Lyric Theatre:
Canada 150 – C3 ship voyage experience – by artist Geoff Phillips of Maple Creek, SK
Geoff will do a public talk about his travels, what his impressions were and what he learned by this experience.
Admission is free.

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paskwâw nîpîy by Amanda Strong

May 13 - June 30
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5
Artwork by Amanda Strong

Territory, history and our connection to the beings that reside in those places past & present. Stop animation films, puppets and handcrafted film sets.

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Tommy’s Puppet Lab by Tommy Kirk

May 21 - July 28
Lyric Theatre, 227 Central Avenue North
Swift Current, SK
Tommy's Puppet Lab

This exhibition will present several large-scale hand-made puppets by Tommy Kirk of Swift Current.

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June 2019

Southwest Open Art Exhibition

June 7 - July 14
West Wing Gallery, Airmen’s Billet, Doc’s Town, Kinetic Park, 1700 - 17th Avenue SE
Swift Current, SK
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Artwork from the Southwest Open Exhibition 2019

This annual exhibition offers an excellent opportunity to view a variety of artworks by Southwest Saskatchewan accomplished amateurs and aspiring professional artists.

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Public Reception for Southwest Open Art Exhibition

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
West Wing Gallery, Airmen’s Billet, Doc’s Town, Kinetic Park, 1700 - 17th Avenue SE
Swift Current, SK

Join us for a Public Reception with the artists of the Southwest Open Art Exhibition.

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Public Reception & Artist Talk for paskwâw nîpîy Exhibition

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5

Doors open at 7pm. Artist talk and tour at 7:30pm
Meet Amanda Strong as she discusses her work in the paskwâw nîpîy Exhibition.
Admission is Free.

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July 2019

Summer Salon – featuring artists of Southwest Saskatchewan

July 13 - September 1
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5
Artist: Laureen Marchand

Featuring the work of professional artists of Southwest Saskatchewan, in complement to the Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current.

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Public Reception for Tommy’s Puppet Lab

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lyric Theatre, 227 Central Avenue North
Swift Current, SK

Join us for a public reception for Tommy’s Puppet Lab by Tommy Kirk at the Lyric Theatre on Sunday, July 21 from 2 - 4 pm.
Refreshments and snacks will be served

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Cultural Olympiad: Swift Current 2019

July 26 - September 2
West Wing Gallery, Airmen’s Billet, Doc’s Town, Kinetic Park, 1700 - 17th Avenue SE
Swift Current, SK
Cultural Olympiad artwork

Experience the achievements of young artists of the prairie provinces and the territories.

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Public Reception & Artist Talk for Summer Salon

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5

Doors open at 1pm. Speaking at 2pm
Meet the artists of the Summer Salon exhibition.
Admission is Free.

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September 2019

Peneplain by Kent Tate

September 10 - November 3
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5
Peneplain by Kent Tate

Kent Tate is an award winning Canadian artist/filmmaker whose work explores the dichotomy between tranquility and activity in our natural and manufactured worlds.

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Public Reception & Artist Talk for Peneplain Exhibition

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5

Reception Cancelled

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November 2019

Cartoon Caricature Workshop (Ages 11-14)

November 16 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Dickson Community Centre, 751 Lorne Street West
Swift Current, SK

Learn about the art of caricature drawing. A caricature is a comically exaggerated representation of someone or something. Students will learn how to draw a portrait and exaggerate facial features to make a recognizable black and white caricature.
Instructor: Morghie Flaterud BFA
Fee: $30

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