18th Annual Poinsettia Fundraiser

Order a poinsettia for the holidays! Free delivery.
Choose from gorgeous red poinsettias in 6” or 10” pots.
Proceeds go towards purchasing artwork for the Gallery.

Deadline for orders: Thursday, November 27.
Deliveries made: Wednesday, December 3.

Ways to order:
Pick up an order form in the Gallery Lobby
Call 306-975-7669

All poinsettias are grown locally by Hill Country Farms near Aberdeen.
Courier Delivery compliments of CAN-DO Delivery Services Ltd.

the order form here.


Thank you!

Thank you to the corporate sponsors, particularly the evening’s presenting partner PotashCorp, individual donors and the many individuals businesses and organizations that stepped up to attend and support the Mendel Art Gallery’s 50th anniversary fundraising gala held on November 1.

Your generous contributions and spirit has established the Mendel International Lecture at Remai Modern – an ongoing lecture series that will honour the legacy of the Mendel Art Gallery and family.

Presenting Partner:

Corporate Partners:
• McFaull Consulting
• Saskatchewan Arts Board
• Flaman Security

Individual Donors:
• Darrell Bell
• Cheryl Carver
• Kenneth Fox
• Sheryl Fox
• Ronald Klombies
• Dr. Gregory & Jocelyne Kost
• Ineke Knight
• R. Lynne McLellan
• Robert & Peggy McKercher
• Scott & Grit McCreath
• Jacqui Shumiatcher
• Ken Smith
• Jeanne Walters

In-kind Donors / Supporters / Volunteers:
• Adventure Destinations
• Art Placement
• Ayden Kitchen and Bar
• Blossoms
• Bonnie Nicholson
• Bruce Garman
• Christian Jensen Communications
• Dave Stobbe
• Gallery Group Volunteers
• Globe Printers
• Harden & Huyse
• Hilton Garden Inn
• Killy Minisofer
• Pro Print
• Production Lighting
• Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra
• Tara Thom
• Truffles Bistro
• Yamaha Piano Centre

Media Partners:
• The StarPhoenix
• Saskatoon Media Group

• Jon Ballantyne
• Karrnnel, Jeremy Rusu & Daniel Koulack
• Thomas Yu
• Hot Club Saskatoon
• Tatrina Tai

Gala Committee:
• Darrell Bell
• Ineke Knight
• Bruce Garman
• Christian Jensen
• Jocelyne Kost
• Judy Koutecky
• Kenneth Fox
• Linda Shaw
• Michelle Wilderman


10th Annual Members’ Show & Sale


The Members’ Show & Sale is organized to encourage and support the Gallery’s members who make art and who are interested in selling their work. It is also a fundraiser for the Gallery, and a vehicle for recruiting new members.

There is no fee to participate; one need only be a member of the Mendel Art Gallery as of the show’s opening date: September 12, 2014

Members may submit two works of art (in any media) that meet the following criteria:
1. All works must be ready for display. All two-dimensional works must be properly framed and wired, and all three-dimensional works properly mounted.
2. Each work must have the following information firmly attached to reverse side: name of artist; title and date of work; medium; price of work; contact phone number.
3. All two-dimensional works may not exceed 4’ X 4’ in size; all three-dimensional works may not exceed
2’ X 2’ X 2’.
4. Members are responsible for both delivery and pickup of artworks.
5. Members must complete a standard information form when they drop off their work.
6. While extreme care will be taken handling artworks, the Gallery does not assume insurance responsibility or any liability for loss or damage of artworks.
7. All work exhibited must be the original work of the artist. Reproductions are not permitted.
8. Prices for artwork must range from $50 to $2,000. All works must include a sale price.
9. The Gallery’s sales commission is 30% of the retail price.
10. The Gallery reserves the right to decline any artworks for inclusion.


Delivery of Work: Members must bring their work to the Mendel Art Gallery on Monday, September 8 between 12 noon and 8:30 p.m.
Opening Reception:  Friday, September 12, at 7 p.m.
Pickup of Unsold Work: Monday, October 6 from 12 noon to 8:30 p.m.

For more information, please contact Judy Koutecky at 306-975-7669 or jkoutecky@mendel.ca.

LUGO 2014

LUGO 2014

Saturday, January 11. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Tickets:  $30 in advance: $35 at the door (19+ with ID required)

“LUGO is a torrid tryst — a one-night celebration of Saskatoon’s vibrant cultural scene,” says Troy Gronsdahl, programmer at the Gallery and coordinator of LUGO.

“This year’s event channels the wonder and imagination arising when art and science converge,” Gronsdahl says. “The eclectic roster of artists includes psych rock outfit Powder Blue, independent theatre, and a provocative and humorous burlesque performance by Kelly Van Damme. A trio of DJs — The Gaff, Charly Hustle and Mr. Fudge — will be flipping records to keep the crowd dancing into the wee hours.”

In addition to stimulating visuals and interactive art, LUGO features offerings from some of the city’s great eateries, including Sushiro, Duck Duck Goose, The Hollows, Congress Beer House, and Calories.

Now in its fifth year, the fundraiser is hitting its stride, with new sponsors coming on board. PotashCorp is the title sponsor of LUGO 2014, SaskEnergy is a major contributor, and Cherry Insurance and Tourism Saskatoon are providing additional support.

Visit golugo.ca for more information.

Tickets are available in the Gallery Shop at the Mendel Art Gallery, 950 Spadina Crescent East.

LUGO 2014

The arts are an important part of our lives, and so is the connection to local community. In addition to raising funds for the Gallery, LUGO demonstrates the vitality of arts in Saskatoon, highlights our supporters, and celebrates artistic talent and passion within our community. LUGO has become highly anticipated, and its success relies on corporate partner support.

Many levels of sponsorship are available. Download the sponsorship package for more information. Please contact Gloria at mendel@mendel.ca or (306) 653-0618 to explore sponsorship opportunities.

Visit www.golugo.ca for more information.



Exhibition Tour

Free exhibition tour every Sunday at 1 p.m.
Meet in the lobby. No registration required.

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Location & Hours

950 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Regular Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Free admission