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.

Be Inspired + Listen: 2014 Arts Congress Keynotes

Couldn’t make the 2014 Arts Congress? Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the keynote speakers explore topics of love, hope, and creating art in the ashes.

Alanna Mitchell inspired both tears and laughter from the audience at the 2014 Arts Congress with her emotional journey that took her from the bottom of the ocean and onto the stage.  

Michael Greyeyes discussed conflict as intensely creative, like fire it burns away all that is unnecessary. 

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

SAA Monthly Bulletin

Op-Ed/Living the Arts

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Saturday, March 15, 2014

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

    Edgar Degas

  • 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

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

    Gloria Steinem

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

    William Edgar Stafford

  • Imagination rules the world.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Creativity is contagious, pass it on.

    Albert Einstein

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

    Bob Ross

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Ernst Levy

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

    Anton Chekhov

  • Life is short, art is long...

    Hippocrates

  • 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