Welcome 2017!

Wishing you a happy holiday season and much success in the New Year!

2016 was our 30th anniversary and we are proud that, after all these years, and with your help, our collective voice continues to speak strongly for the arts and artists in our province.

This is the time of year when many elected officials are in their home ridings. Please take the opportunity to visit your MP and MLA to talk about the good work you do and the sustaining benefits of the arts to our province.

Attached is information about the importance of Saskatchewan’s arts and culture sector, and our key messages. More information can be found on our Advocacy Hub and the Key Points page. 

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Op-Ed/Living the Arts

I used to think Simon Cowell was cruel

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

  • Life is short, art is long...


  • How important are the visual arts in our society? I feel strongly that the visual arts are of vast and incalculable importance. Of course I could be prejudiced. I am a visual art.

    Kermit the Frog

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

    Anton Chekhov

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Gloria Steinem

  • 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

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

    Bertolt Brecht

  • Imagination rules the world.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Creativity is contagious, pass it on.

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ernst Levy

  • We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents.

    Bob Ross

  • 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

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

    Edgar Degas

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

    William Edgar Stafford