In 2014, the Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative was proud to host the first annual Saskatchewan Independent Film Awards (SIFA).

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The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra's mission is to enhance and reflect the artistic and cultural life of Saskatoon and area through exceptional orchestral music.

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In September 2014, the SAA and its members met with MPs Stephane Dion and Ralph Goodale to discuss art issues facing the provincial community.

The Regina International Open Theatre Society (R.I.O.T.S.) formed to produce the annual Regina International Fringe Theatre Festival and Kid's Fringe. R.I.O.T.S brings to southern Saskatchewan live independent theatrical productions for all ages.

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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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SPAR Releases Artist Survey Results

Understanding the Arts Ecology of Saskatchewan from the Artist’s Perspective: An Overview of  Results from the Artist Survey of 2014

Survey results show Saskatchewan artists are exceptionally cross-disciplinary and collaborative in their creative practice, forming links within the arts as well as outside the arts throughout Saskatchewan. Find out more about the average Saskatchewan artist: age, education, income, and work week in the report - the latest of our reports and resources.

 
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Op-Ed/Living the Arts

A Rope of Sand: Change in Saskatchewan`s Creative Economy

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Reflections
  • Imagination rules the world.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Creativity is contagious, pass it on.

    Albert Einstein

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

    Aldous Huxley

  • Life is short, art is long...

    Hippocrates

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

    Gloria Steinem

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

    Bob Ross

  • 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

  • Creativity takes courage.

    Henri Matisse

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

    Bertolt Brecht

  • 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