SOURCE: Scotiabank


April 21, 2015 09:00 ET

Scotiabank to Announce Donation to Remai Modern

SASKATOON, SK--(Marketwired - April 21, 2015) - Members of the media are invited to an event announcing a major donation by Scotiabank toward family programming at Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan.

Rodney Wendt, Scotiabank Vice President of the Saskatchewan & Manitoba North District will make the announcement about the donation to Remai Modern. Speakers will also include Remai Modern's Executive Director & CEO, Gregory Burke.

There will be an opportunity to interview participants of the Something on Sundays program and photograph art-making activities.

Sunday, April 26, 2015
1 p.m. - Free tour of current exhibitions
2 p.m. - Announcement
2:30 p.m. - Reception and art-making activities

Mendel Art Gallery
950 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, SK

About Remai Modern
A visionary new art museum development, Remai Modern is to open in 2016. The building, designed by the renowned Canadian architectural firm KPMB, overlooks the South Saskatchewan River, at River Landing in the heart of Saskatoon. Remai Modern is home to the world's most comprehensive collection of Picasso linocuts and will offer extraordinary art experiences and innovative programming. See

About Scotiabank
Through our global philanthropic program, Scotiabank and its employees support causes at a grassroots level. Recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has contributed on average $50 million annually over the last five years to community causes around the world.

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Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Sheila Robertson
    Communications Coordinator
    Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan
    (306) 975-2242

    Diana Hart
    Scotiabank Corporate Communications
    Office: (416) 866-7238
    Cell: (647) 821-3849