Community Programs are designed to build relationships and provide the benefits of artmaking to diverse audiences.
OFFSITE FAMILY PROGRAMS
Offsite family programs are temporarily paused due to COVID-19. Watch this space for updates!
Art for Life – partners Saskatoon Community Schools with the museum to encourage strong relationships and lifelong learning. Partnerships with a single school run over the course of 3-years, with weekly art engagement. Activities for students are designed to meet the needs of the specific school and curriculum outcomes. Activities include: exhibitions, events, after-school programs and work experience / mentorships / professional development for school staff to increase teacher comfort with incorporating art into everyday curriculum. This program gratefully acknowledges the many donors at Remai Modern who have supported the continuation of Art for Life. If you would like to support this program please email email@example.com, or call (306)385-7382.
Elementary School: Westmount Community School (Sept 2021- June 2024) – In the fall of 2021, Remai Modern began a new Art for Life partnership one of the closest elementary school to the museum, was the perfect fit for the program. In their first year of the program students had the chance to work with French artist Céline Condorelli on her new work and even display their artwork in the Cameco Play Area on level 2 at the museum!
High School: Oskayak High School (Sept 2022 – June 2025) – The Art for Life program will be engaging with students at the school for 3 years, beginning in the fall of 2022. Already the students are visibly, and even audibly, excited every week to participate in the program.
Creative Communities (supported in part by Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation) develops an ongoing relationship with a school that focuses on Indigenous teachings and language. Facilitators spend time with the community, working with groups and individuals. Classes attend the museum for exhibition-based experiences and projects develop over time in the classroom in response to the curriculum and to the desires of the students, teachers and community.
Health Outreach visits to hospitals, rehabilitation and treatment centres empower and heal through self-expression. Sessions are tailored for participant needs, including bedside art-making, presentations, artist visits, discussions and open group studio sessions.
Art Connects features art-based experiences, creative skill building and mentorships with local artists in collaboration with The Lighthouse Supported Living.
Newcomers’ Programs for learning, friendship and broader community connections with newcomer agencies in Saskatoon. Artists share professional art-making techniques and materials, teaching skills and self-confidence through choice-based activities.
65+ Programs includes outreach visits, studio workshops and exhibition tours for creative self-expression and discussion.
For more information about Remai Modern programs in the community contact us.