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April 2019

Comics, Characters and Storyboarding (ages 15-adult)

April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019
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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 - June 30, 2019
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, 2019 - July 28, 2019
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

Public Reception for Southwest Open Art Exhibition

June 8, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 - September 1, 2019
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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 - September 2, 2019
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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 - November 3, 2019
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, 2019 @ 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

Birds of a Feather by Marsha Schuld

November 9, 2019 - January 4, 2020
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5
Birds of a Feather by Marsha Schuld

Artist Marsha Schuld of Rush Lake, SK works in a variety of media including painting, needlework, stained glass and printmaking to document, celebrate and draw attention to the wonderful birds we have in Saskatchewan.

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Cartoon Caricature Workshop (Ages 11-14)

November 16, 2019 @ 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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Public Reception & Tour with the Artist for Birds of a Feather Exhibition

November 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5

Doors open at 7:00pm
Live music at 7:30pm by Dustin Olmstead
Speaking at 8:00pm guest writer & naturalist Trevor Herriot
Talk & Tour 8:20pm feature artist Marsha Schuld
Hors d'oeuvres, table seating, cash bar
Admission is free and everyone is welcome!

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January 2020

Turning the Lens: Indigenous Archive Photo Project by Paul Seesequasis

January 11, 2020 - March 1, 2020
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5
© Library and Archives Canada. Reproduced with the permission of Library and Archives Canada. Source: Library and Archives Canada/Credit: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton/Rosemary Gilliat Eaton fonds/e010975108

Archival images celebrating the everyday life and ongoing resilience in First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities from the 1920’s through the 1970’s - featuring historical photos from Maple Creek and Lac Pelletier, and nationally from Archives Canada.

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February 2020

Public Tour & Reception for Turning the Lens Exhibition

February 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5

You’re invited to:
Public Tour & Reception with the guest curator Paul Seesequasis for Turning the Lens: Indigenous Archive Photo Project.
Admission is free and everyone is welcome!

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April 2020

Dragons & Fairies Workshop (ages 8-13)

April 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Herbert Crossroads Ministry Centre, 319 Thompson St
Herbert, SK

POSTPONED TILL FURTHER NOTICE
Create miniature fairies & dragons, and a small world for them to live in!
Instructor: Maria Enns B. Ed
Fee: $20

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September 2020

A Prairie Vernacular

September 12, 2020 - October 31, 2020
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5
New public viewing hours for Art Gallery of Swift Current: Open Monday to Friday 12noon to 7pm & Saturday 10am to 5pm. Closed on Sundays, during exhibition changes & statutory holidays

Folk & Contemporary Art Narratives of Life on the Canadian Prairies

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November 2020

Anti-Universe

November 16, 2020 - January 2, 2021
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5
Anti-Universe Milan Gerza

Solo exhibition of sculpture by Milan Gerza, presenting a retrospective survey of the past fifteen years of artmaking. The title work, Anti-Universe is a unique installation incorporating black lights and a Kinetic element that takes the viewer into the surreal.

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Christmas Tree Ornaments (all ages & skill levels)

November 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dickson Community Centre, 751 Lorne Street West
Swift Current, SK
Christmas Tree Ornaments

CLASS FULL
(Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult)
Learn to make a variety of clay ornaments and paint them in your favourite colour.
Instructor: Keely Williams BFA
Fee: $30

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January 2021

The Red Studio

January 9 - February 27
Art Gallery of Swift Current, 411 Herbert Street East
Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5
A Black Tie Affair by Robert Christie, 2020

A solo exhibition of artwork surveying the years 2008 to 2020 by renowned painter Robert Christie. This period of work encompasses a new approach in Christie’s creative process.

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February 2021

Valentine’s Day Pottery for Partners (ages 17 to adult)

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dickson Community Centre, 751 Lorne Street West
Swift Current, SK

A pottery evening for partners. Bring your own Patrick Swayze or Demi Moore as we watch the 1990 movie Ghost and learn the pottery wheel. Space is limited.
Instructor: Keely Williams BFA
Fee: $45 per participant/$90 per couple.

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Winter Art Camp (ages 10 – 16)

February 15 - February 19
Dickson Community Centre, 751 Lorne Street West
Swift Current, SK

CLASS FULL
5 afternoons of art making at the Dickson Community Centre! Projects will include painting, drawing, cartooning, sculpting, pottery and more!
Fee: $120
1:00pm-5:00pm Daily.

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