Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Opening Date in October Set for Saskatoon's Remai Modern Art Gallery

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Opening Date in October Set for Saskatoon's Remai Modern Art Gallery

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Opening date set for Remai Modern art gallery

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Saskatoon's Remai Modern Art Gallery has an opening date, after more than a year's worth of construction delays.

The facility will open its doors Oct. 21.

CEO Gregory Burke thanked the public for their patience, saying it's been a very long wait.

Burke and Mayor Charlie Clark expressed relief over having a clear opening date, given public pressure over the project.

When it opens, the gallery will feature a free exhibit on the main floor featuring the work of indigenous Ontario-based artists Tanya Lukin Linklater and Duane Linklater titled "Determined by the River."

It will also mark the unveiling of the gallery's Picasso collection, which was donated by the Frank and Ellen Remai Foundation in 2012. …

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