With many members of the arts community in attendance, the 2014 Arts Congress touched on love, hope, and creating art in the ashes. Michael Greyeyes speaks on conflict at the 2014 Arts Congress.

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International award-winning journalist and author Alanna Mitchell inspired both tears and laughter from the audience at the 2014 Arts Congress with her journey that took her from the bottom of the ocean and onto the stage.

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Minister of Parks, Culture, and Sport Honourable Kevin Doherty speaks to Kelley Jo Burke on the arts in Saskatchewan and how to approach your MLA. 2014 Arts Congress.

Carolyn Warren, Vice-President, Arts, of the Banff Centre, shared her thoughts on creativity, the arts, and resilience in regards to rejuvenation.

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Reflections
  • Creativity is contagious, pass it on.

    Albert Einstein

  • If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing...

    Yann Martel

  • The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.

    Anton Chekhov

  • Creativity takes courage.

    Henri Matisse

  • Imagination rules the world.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music

    William Edgar Stafford

  • Man will begin to recover the moment he takes art as seriously as physics, chemistry or money.

    Ernst Levy

  • After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

    Aldous Huxley

  • Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

    Edgar Degas

  • Life is short, art is long...

    Hippocrates

  • Our brains are organized by stories and images, not statistics.

    Gloria Steinem

  • Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.

    Bertolt Brecht

  • If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.

    Emile Zola