CREATIVITY ABOUNDS IN WEST CENTRAL SASKATCHEWAN.

JUNE 24 & 25, 2023

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9

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16

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Artists & Artisans
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Thank YOU!
The 2022 event was a huge success!

The River & Rail ArtVenture for 2022 was a smashing success!

We will be back in 2023 with more makers, more locations and more great artventures for you!

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  • If you are a maker, interested in participating, please contact us.
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Meet the creators on their turf.

This is a unique opportunity to explore and engage with fascinating folks working in a variety of creative endeavours: painting, jewellery, sculpture, fabric art, pottery, music, writing, metalwork and agribusiness.

Road Trip!

It’s the perfect weekend outing for art lovers, families and friends, splurge groups, book clubs and anyone eager for an art-infused road trip into the heart of big sky country.

Be a tourist in your own backyard

Explore behind the scenes into the creative lives – and loves – of local creators in their many different shapes and forms.

2023 ~ one weekend only

Sat, Jun 24 – 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sun, Jun 25 – 10:00am – 6:00pm

Our 2023 ArtVenture includes galleries, private studios and workshops, a winery and other venues showcasing the talents of local artists, artisans, agribusiness, musicians and writers.

What does it cost?

Participation is 100% free.

All we ask is that you respect the places and spaces you visit, and continue to adhere to any COVID-19 protocols requested.

Come for a day,
stay for the weekend.

Enjoy a leisurely drive through the countryside. Sample local hospitality. Overnight in local accommodation. A warm Saskatchewan welcome awaits you throughout our region.

Engage your senses.
Set your spirit free!

Your ArtVenture will be set against the backdrop of a beautiful summer weekend in rural Saskatchewan. Come feel the sunshine and warm breezes. Smell the prairie clover and wildflowers in bloom. Hear the meadowlarks and warblers sing. Magical moments await.

Cheers to volunteers!

This event is organized by volunteers of the Outlook & District Arts Council with the assistance of Tourism Saskatchewan.

Plan your ArtVenture

We’re proud to say 9 communities are represented in our ArtVenture this year:

  • Outlook

  • Broderick

  • Tugaske

  • Central Butte

  • Riverhurst

  • Hawarden

  • Loreburn

  • Elbow

  • Davidson

We invite you to design your own route and choose from any (or all) of our 30 venues featuring over 60 artists, artisans and other creative entrepreneurs who are excited to welcome you.

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    Plan Your Trip

    The west central region of Saskatchewan cuts a wide swath from the waters of Lake Diefenbaker north through postcard-perfect farmlands and busy local communities that dot the landscape.

    Instagram Heaven

    Keep your phones and cameras ready. This is picturesque country with plenty to capture your creative imagination off the beaten path of everyday life.

    Outlook

    Broderick

    Hawarden

    Loreburn

    Davidson

    Elbow

    Riverhurst

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    Central Butte

    Tugaske

    Meet the Makers

    Wolf Willow Winery

    | Outlook | No Comments
    Enjoy wines and ciders made on-site and other Saskatchewan-made beverages and food at the start of your River and Rail ArtVenture, during it or at…

    JulieSBW Art

    | Outlook | No Comments
    Julie Williams is a self-taught artist, born and raised in small town Saskatchewan. She knew from a young age that art would be a huge…

    A Single Strand Fibre Arts Studio

    | Outlook | No Comments
    A Single Strand Fibre Arts Studio premiered in Outlook in 2020, with a mix of alpaca yarns, fibre arts supplies, hand knitted and hand felted…

    Wooden Creations

    | Central Butte | No Comments
    Keith Hampton grew up on a farm near Ernfold, Saskatchewan, where he was influenced by his grandfather’s woodworking abilities. At the age of 12, he…

    PawPrints Personalized Embroidery

    | Outlook | No Comments
    “Her soul is fed with needle and thread.”

    Elbow Art Society

    | Elbow | No Comments
    The Elbow Art Society starts meeting in January with eight members who live along Highway 19, from Central Butte to Loreburn. “We have been a…

    Kim Olson

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    Kim Olson: “I started sewing at the age of 10 and asked for a sewing machine from my parents as a graduation gift which I…

    Willie’s Painting and Pyrography

    | Outlook | No Comments
    Willie Schachtel loves to burn things! She has worked in Pyrography for 16 years, giving old wooden items new life by burning images into them.…

    Tom Wilson Photography Arts

    | Elbow | No Comments
    Tom captures the spirit and the dramatic seasonal beauty of Lake Diefenbaker and its surrounding area from his home and studio in Elbow, Saskatchewan.

    Honour Woodworks

    | Broderick | No Comments
    Janet Gross: “I love to make things; I can't help myself! I got into woodworking, furniture and cabinet making. That triggered artistic phases in 1/12th…

    Happy Chance Treasures Art Gallery

    | Hawarden | No Comments
    Happy Chance Treasures is an art gallery located in a cultural heritage site in Hawarden that showcases the unique talents of Saskatchewan artists. Owned by…

    Janet Akre

    | Outlook | No Comments
    Since her retirement from teaching in 2013, Janet has developed her painting skills. She enjoys acrylics, whether they are brushed or poured, on canvas, barn…

    DaisyAnne Pottery Studio

    | Elbow | No Comments
    daisyanne Pottery is the creation of Cindy Megaw. The name, combination of her grandmothers’ first names reflects her love of both as expressed through her…

    Succulents and Woods

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    This group of three talented ladies share a venue in Outlook this year. Millicent Leugner loves making traditional charcuterie boards, but has challenged herself to…

    Skudesnes Harbour

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    Les Langager and Verna Urlacher began the Skudesnes Harbour journey back in October of 2010. Les and Verna belong to the little country church, Skudesnes…

    Husbandry Farms

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    Husbandry Farms is a berry orchard and vegetable farm located on the outskirts of Outlook, just east of town on Hwy 15. It was born…

    Carmen Heinrichs Art Studio

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    Carmen is a self-taught artist from Elbow. She works with several different art media including painting, woodburning, sculpting and drawing. When possible, Carmen tries to…

    And Art Gallery

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    And Art Gallery is located in a century-old building in downtown Davidson that has been transformed into a beautiful gallery. 

    Timeless Instruments

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    David Freeman began playing guitar in 1970, learning to repair his own instruments in 1974. In 1980, he completed lutherie training & began TIMELES INSTRUMENTS.

    Prairie Bees

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    Lee and Judy Genereux are teaming up with Brandy Moxham this year to highlight both the production of honey and beeswax and the by-products of…

    Dtown Craft Room

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    Sheila Doyle uses Paverpol, a water-based textile and decoration hardener. Dip natural materials, like cotton, silk, wool, rayon in Paverpol and it will become rock…

    Susan Robertson Pottery

    | Broderick | No Comments
    Internationally recognized ceramic Artist Susan Robertson is thrilled to be back with ArtVenture this year, and she has exciting news. 

    Eli Dingle Stone Carving and Photography

    | Outlook | No Comments
    Eli teaches Arts Education at Outlook High School in Outlook, SK. “Always looking for new art mediums to introduce to my students, I decided to…

    Lu-pins

    | Loreburn | No Comments
    Lu-Pins designs feature the artistic, unique, paper and found object creations of Lois Kurp. Lupins are also the name of gaily colored flowers native to…

    Edie Marshall Art

    | Riverhurst | No Comments
    Edie Marshall is a Saskatchewan artist who is interested in the environment, the history and culture of the land. She received her Bachelor of Fine…

    Bill Philpott Art

    | Central Butte | No Comments
    Bill is a contemporary expressive folk artist. “I was raised on Butte Lee Farms on the butte west of Central Butte Saskatchewan. My parents were…

    Shirley Pringle

    | Loreburn | One Comment
    Shirley Pringle was encouraged by her high school art teachers to apply to the Alberta School of Art. For three years there, she learned about…

    Grey Street Pottery

    | Elbow | No Comments
    Georgia Horsley has enjoyed creating with clay for many years. She has permanently moved from Saskatoon to Elbow recently and has set up her studio…

    Don Rode

    | Riverhurst | No Comments
    Don Rode started painting about 20 years ago and attended art classes to learn the basics at the University of Saskatoon under the guidance of…

    Station Place Artisans

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    The Station Place Artisan group has five members who fit well into the vibe of the Outlook and District Heritage Museum, their venue.

    Bill Frerichs

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    Bill Frerichs is a retired senior who began acrylic painting as a hobby in January of 2019.

    The Art Gallery of Outlook

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    The Art Gallery of Outlook opened in 2010 after years of planning and hard work from the volunteers of the Outlook and District Arts Council…

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