Thursday, April 9, 2020

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Opportunities to engage online with the arts community

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Keep up with the daily changes and opportunities online while practicing social distancing! While researching at the SAA, we discover a lot of interesting information and we like to share some of it with you. Here are some opportunities to engage online with the arts community:

  • OSAC
    • Webinars (updated continually)
    • Artist List - create your own profile to connect artists and the public
  • Field Trip: Art Across Canada. Online Platform by art organization partnerships to support and engage artists. Children's programming, artist talks and workshops offered.
  • Sask filmpool: members work showcased every day.
  • CARFAC wants you to track your income loss due to Covid-19.
  • University of Regina class cyanotype exhibition online.
  • SK Books: Consider supporting local writers on.
  • Drinking About Museums - “an informal gathering once a month of people who work in museums, art galleries, and similar type institutions to meet, talk, and drink!” Facebook
  • Thursday Night Live hosted by The MacKenzie Art Gallery. “Streaming for Artists” (might be a repeating event)
  • CBC Music up-to-date list of canadian live streams to watch during covid-19
  • SaskMusic and CBC Sask “Open House” Live stream schedule.

Online Submissions

  • Godfrey Dean Art Gallery submission to be featured on instagram. Landscape and Memory: “If you live in Yorkton or the surrounding area, then send us photos of your artwork. We will be featuring artists on our social media platforms. (100km radius).” @godfreydeanartgallery
  • Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists' Collective Inc. Corntine Time: Online Indigenous Arts Initiative CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSThe arts & cultural sector has been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help Indigenous artists through this unprecedented time, Sâkêwêwak would like to financially compensate Indigenous artists, throughout all disciplines, by sharing with us some of your art practice since mid-March 2020. @sakewewak “Corntine Time: Online Indigenous Arts Initiative.

Here is a list of Instagram profiles for individuals to consider following because they are actively sharing activities happening online for people to participate in, many that are in Saskatchewan:

Instagrams to follow