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
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.
Explore Weyburn in a fun and interactive way! Our traditional historic downtown and heritage sites tour was newly updated for 2020 on a digital format. Using the 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. Click here to view the Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown Official Guide for 2020.
You can also find out more about our tour from the Tripvia Tours Website, including links to download the app and get started!
Soo Line Historical Museum
411 Riverfront Road – Located on Highway #39 East
The museum displays the largest private silver collection in the world along with articles and artifacts of the past from Weyburn and surrounding area. The Visitor Information Centre is located at The Soo Line Historical Museum.
The Big Wheel
45 Bison Avenue – inside the Weyburn Public Library
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.