Calling all Makers! Apply now for the 2023 River & Rail ArtVenture.


JUNE 24 & 25, 2023







Mark your calendars to join us for this year’s tour on June 24 & 25, 2023!










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Thank you for making ArtVenture 2022 a success for makers and visitors alike!

You spread the word, encouraged the makers and we had a good time together. In 2023, we will have makers
and communities poised to provide even more fun #ArtVentures for you and your family or group!

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This website will be updated in March, once our lineup is ready to go. If you are a maker in the tour area, and 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.








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    Meet the Makers

    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. 

    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.

    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…

    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…

    PawPrints Personalized Embroidery

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

    Station Place Artisans

    | Outlook | No Comments
    The Station Place Artisan group has five members who fit well into the vibe of the Outlook and District Heritage Museum, their venue.


    | 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…

    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…

    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…

    DaisyAnne Pottery Studio

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    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…

    Kim Olson

    | Outlook | No Comments
    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…

    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…

    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…

    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.

    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…

    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…

    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.…

    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…

    Bill Philpott Art

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    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…

    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…

    Skudesnes Harbour

    | Loreburn | No Comments
    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…

    Dtown Craft Room

    | Davidson | No Comments
    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…

    Bill Frerichs

    | Outlook | No Comments
    Bill Frerichs is a retired senior who began acrylic painting as a hobby in January of 2019.

    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…

    Prairie Bees

    | Broderick | No Comments
    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…

    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…

    And Art Gallery

    | Davidson | No Comments
    And Art Gallery is located in a century-old building in downtown Davidson that has been transformed into a beautiful gallery. 

    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…

    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…

    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…

    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…

    Succulents and Woods

    | Outlook | No Comments
    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…







    Reach Out!

    Don’t be shy, we would love to hear from you. This is a very busy time for us preparing for the event, but we will respond to you as soon as we’re able.

      A sincere thanks to our sponsors and partners.

      Outlook & District
      Heritage Museum

      Janet Akre Art

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      The Art Gallery
      of Outlook