SAA Introduces New Board of Directors

SAA Meets with Community, Introduces New Board of Directors

The Saskatchewan arts community came together on Saturday, September 24th, in a productive meeting with the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance (SAA). Issues around arts funding, advancing technology, arts data, and advocacy were discussed. 

SAA is pleased to introduce its 2016/2017 Board of Directors. Read more here.

Listen: 2016 Arts Congress Keynotes

Couldn’t make the 2016 Arts Congress? Listen to the keynote speakers including Simon Brault, Director and CEO of the Canada Council for the ArtsJohn Holden, cultural expert from the UK who has written extensively on the value of culture and its relationship to society; and Tracey Lindberg, award-winning academic writer and teacher of Indigenous studies and law as well as the author of Birdie recently shortlisted for Canada Reads. The podcasts can be found here.

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Op-Ed/Living the Arts

I used to think Simon Cowell was cruel

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

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

    Bertolt Brecht

  • Life is short, art is long...

    Hippocrates

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

    Bob Ross

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

    Edgar Degas

  • 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

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

    Gloria Steinem

  • Imagination rules the world.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Creativity is contagious, pass it on.

    Albert Einstein

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

    Anton Chekhov

  • 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

  • Creativity takes courage.

    Henri Matisse

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

    William Edgar Stafford

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

    Ernst Levy