Arts & Culture
Explore Weyburn’s past and celebrate our culture through our galleries and performing centers. Check out www.weyburnartscouncil.ca and www.weyburn.ca for upcoming events throughout the galleries.
Allie Griffin Art Gallery
45 Bison Avenue – Lower Level of the Weyburn Public Library
- There is currently limited access to the gallery. To book your social distant viewing, please email to secure a spot. During the summer months, you can also check out the Outdoor Walking Gallery for a unique art experience!
Exhibitions feature the incredible work of local artists. “Home of the James Weir People’s Choice” Exhibition. The gallery features work of Saskatchewan and nationally known artists. Exhibitions change every two months. For current or upcoming exhibitions or event information, Click here.
Enjoy this historical tour all year long when you #ExploreWeyburn in a fun and interactive way! Our traditional historic downtown and heritage sites tour has been newly updated for 2020 and is completely digital! Using the free Tripvia Tours App, you can walk, bike, run or drive this 5km tour that journeys past landmarks and homes of renowned Weyburn residents. Listen and learn about these 17 points of interest as you stroll along and tour some of Weyburn’s remarkable points of interest – even find out which ones have a connection with “The Kid” and which ones have been said to house a ghost or two.
Want to learn more? Check out our Crocus Tour page including links to download the app and everything you need to get started!
Outdoor Walking Gallery – Weyburn Arts Council
** UPDATE ** This display is now closed for the 2020 season.
Along the fence of Dominic Place, facing 1st Ave NE.
This amazing outdoor walking gallery has been open since May 2020 and features artwork from local artists and community members. All artists are welcome to contribute to the gallery by installing a piece directly on the fence. Please ensure all artwork can withstand the elements and will be monitored by WAC staff. Head out and enjoy this wonderful community focused project!
Soo Line Historical Museum
411 Riverfront Road – Located on Highway #39 East
- Now open for in-person tours every Saturday!
- Doors will open to the public on May 25, 2021. Hours TBD.
- Learn more about what exists within the museum and make new friends with “Wonder” – the 8 legged calf or get up close to the infamous James Eadie Mural – a historic painting created by a resident of the Sask Mental Hospital in the 50’s. Did you know the Weyburn is home to the largest private silver collection in the world? Stop in to see the more than 5000 silver items dating from 1750 to 1972.
The museum offers three tour times each Saturday afternoon. Tours are limited to immediate households of six people or less. Admission and booking portal links can be found on their website. The Visitor Information Centre is located at The Soo Line Historical Museum.
The Big Wheel
45 Bison Avenue – inside the Weyburn Public Library
- This is located within the Weyburn Public Library. With current COVID precautions, there is no browsing or general library space access to view this piece. Please contact the library at 306-842-4352 if you have any questions or would like an update on current restrictions.
The wheel is a geographic record of Weyburn’s history in a mosaic by local artist Joan Linley. The overall dimensions of the wheel are 13.2′ in diameter and weighs 240 lbs. The Italian glass tile of approximately 90 colours took over 1,430 hours to assemble. Constructed of mahogany, it is an authentic scaled model of a wagon wheel typical of the days of the horse drawn vehicle.
For more information, click here.