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To address the concerns expressed by its members, the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance (SAA) called two meetings of the arts community to discuss the changes happening at the Saskatchewan Arts Board. These meetings were held in Regina and Saskatoon.

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SAA Research Officer at a 2015 Community Meeting. SAA consults with the arts community to develop goals and articulates them to government, business and the public.

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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Saskatchewan Arts Board Announces New CEO

The Board of Directors of the Saskatchewan Arts Board has announced the appointment of Michael Jones as Chief Executive Officer of the Arts Board, effective October 13, 2015.

Jones has had a diverse career in the arts for over 25 years, working as an artist, arts administrator, and arts funder. Since 2007, he has been the director of the performing arts program at the Metcalf Foundation, one of the largest private family foundations in Canada making significant, large grants to the performing arts sector. To view the full story.

To view the official Press Release. News Release: Saskatchewan Arts Board Appoints Chief Executive Officer

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

    William Edgar Stafford

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

    Gloria Steinem

  • Life is short, art is long...

    Hippocrates

  • Creativity is contagious, pass it on.

    Albert Einstein

  • Imagination rules the world.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Anton Chekhov

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

    Ernst Levy

  • 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

  • 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 what you see, but what you make others see.

    Edgar Degas

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Bob Ross

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

    Bertolt Brecht

  • Creativity takes courage.

    Henri Matisse