Remai reviews are in: See what people think of Saskatoon’s ‘ambitious’ new art museum

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“It’s just breathtakingly beautiful,” said Bill Bolstad as he walked around Saskatoon’s freshly opened Remai Modern art museum Saturday morning.

The lifelong art collector and admirer was among the first dozen members of the public to step foot inside the museum. Doors opened — following a lengthy opening ceremony — shortly after 10 a.m.

Bolstad drove from Regina just for the occasion, waiting patiently alongside the crowd of about 70 attendees in the chilly, rain-soaked air under the building’s front canopy.

Bill Bolstad, first male from left

Art lover Bill Bolstad (centre, with hands clasped) drove from Regina for the opening. (Guy Quenneville/CBC)

“But it was worth every minute,” he said. “The building is just beyond words to describe. Just an absolute delight to be here.”

1st impressions caught live

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Remai reviews are in: See what people think of Saskatoon’s ‘ambitious’ new art museum

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