Schematic Drawings of the Art Gallery of Saskatchewan Unveiled

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SASKATOON.- His Worship Mayor Donald Atchison and Dr. Art Knight, Chair of the Mendel Art Gallery and Art Gallery of Saskatchewan Board of Trustees, today unveiled the proposed concept drawings for the new Art Gallery of Saskatchewan (AGS). “The unveiling of the concept drawings is an amazing moment in the history of our city. This building will honour our past and our river. It takes us forward into our bright future as a cosmopolitan city,”His Worship Mayor Donald Atchison said. The concept drawings for this $84-million project will be presented for approval at a special City Council meeting on May 30, 2011. Administration will also report back to City Council regarding the funding strategy for the AGS by the end of June 2011. “The AGS design is extraordinary,”said Dr. Knight. “The promise of this new building is already generating excitement locally and outside of our city’s borders. This will be