The Town of Langham was first established around 1904 with the construction of the primary CNR rail line running north west to Edmonton. As the surrounding land was settled for farming by various ethnic groups, the town prospered. Being on a main highway and railway, several grain companies, farm equipment companies, and oil companies established businesses providing both local employment and much needed services. However, as throughout Saskatchewan, people migrated toward the cities as farms grew larger and the population of Langham, as well as its services, decreased to below 500 in the 1960's. Langham has the best of rural and urban life. The small town atmosphere has attracted many new residents over the past few years and is one of Langham's biggest assets. Saskatoon is very accessible from Langham. It is only a 20 minute drive on four lane highway. This makes all the conveniences, events and luxuries of urban life easily accessible.

 

 

Art Dates & Location

Dates:
June 30th – August 31st

Location:
Langham Town Park
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Eleanor King

Eleanor King is a Nova Scotian artist based in Brooklyn. She has presented her art in numerous ways, such as solo exhibitions, two-person shows across Canada, and has had her art featured in multiple publications. Her site-specific projects have been shown in venues across Canada and the US, with upcoming works to be presented at the Nanaimo Art Gallery, Division Gallery, Dunlop Art Gallery, and the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art. She is currently a Curatorial Manager and Visiting Assistant Professor at the School of Art+Design, Purchase College, and was formerly Director at Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University.

Eleanor King was curated by Dunlop Art Gallery and exhibited in Langham.