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Summer Workshops Series

Join us for a variety of in-person workshops led by WDM staff. Everything from how to garden to learning about various communication styles.

Attendance will be restricted to small groups and COVID-19 protocols will be in place to ensure participant safety. Masks will be required if you are attending an in-person workshop being held indoors. Click here for all current WDM COVID-19 protocols.

*Pre-Registration is required* Registration closes three days before the workshop date.


Gardening in Saskatchewan

Explore plants native to Saskatchewan and some of the insects that visit our gardens like butterflies, dragonflies, and fireflies. Workshop activities include:  

  • Make insect inspired crafts, including a dragonfly napkin holder, firefly lantern, butterfly bracelet, and butterfly feeder.
  • Make a take-home fairy garden. 

Gardening in Saskatchewan Workshop Details & Dates >>  


Fairy garden in a round bowl featuring an apply, big butterfly decoration, rocks and a small fake pond made out of blue sand
Wheat Weaving
Ages 19+Learn the history and the art of wheat weaving in Saskatchewan, then create your own basic wheat weaving creations.Wheat Weaving Workshop Details & Dates >>    
Two heart shaped wheat weavings sitting beside a sheaf of whiskered wheat on a country style kitchen counter
Cabinet of Curiosities

A family-friendly workshop where participants learn about Cabinet of Curiosities and how it connects to modern-day museums including the Western Development Museum. 

Bring of your own small items to create your own mini artifact display or portable museum in a book.   

Cabinet of Curiosities Workshop Details & Dates >>   


Pokemon game cartridge sitting inside a homemade showcase box
History of Gender Roles in Rock N Roll
Girls Rock Saskatoon PartnershipThe WDM and Girls Rock Saskatoon have come together to highlight Rock N Roll history. This high-energy workshop will get you moving and leave you inspired to learn more about music history – and perhaps dreaming about one day being a part of that history yourself. History of Gender Roles in Rock N Roll Workshop Details & Dates >>   
Two women stand on either side of a big pink heart, hands out to touch it. The woman on the right is wearing a Girls Rock camp tshirt. The woman on the left is wearing a WDM tshirt.
Camping & Exploring Saskatchewan

Connect families with history by exploring what being outdoors in the summer was like throughout the last 100 years and comparing that to how we spend time with nature today

Camping & Exploring Saskatchewan Workshop Details & Dates >>  


A young boy holds up a hotdog stick with two weiners on it in front of a campfire
Communication is Key

Learn about communication in the early 20th century, specifically hand-written letters and postcards and telegraphy.  

Communication is Key Workshop Details and Dates >>


A slate with the letter c repeated in cursive writing along the top and the letter d along the bottom, as if someone was practicing their handwriting


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