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.

Slogan Brainstorm: The Sequel!

The Arts Live Here and it’s time for a refresh. We need a new advocacy slogan and we want you to write it! 

Dazzle us with your inspiring idea and we’ll spread the word far and wide. The SAA provides a common forum and front for arts organizations and artists in Saskatchewan: join in the slogan brainstorm. 

The brainstorm will continue till the end of November and we'll launch our new slogan(s) in the New Year.

Here’s how: post your ideas on this event page. Click “I'm Attending” then leave your idea(s) as a comment. You can also email them to outreach@artsalliance.sk.ca with SAA slogan in the subject line or tweet your idea: mention @saaoutreach. To view the event.

  • 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

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

    Edgar Degas

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

    Anton Chekhov

  • Imagination rules the world.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    William Edgar Stafford

  • 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

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

    Bob Ross

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

    Gloria Steinem

  • Creativity takes courage.

    Henri Matisse

  • Life is short, art is long...


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

    Aldous Huxley

  • Creativity is contagious, pass it on.

    Albert Einstein