• Provincial Wide Survey on the Current State of the Arts

    As part of our Saskatchewan Arts Research Project (SARP), we are asking both artists and the general public about their experience and engagement with and within the arts. To participate in this upcoming important survey, sign on to our Artist Registry here or stay tuned for more details.

    Join the Artist Registry
  • Arts Everywhere: Episode Eight

    Check out our latest Arts Everywhere Podcast, On the Boards: this is the story of a unique, alternative model for producing independent performing art in Saskatoon. It’s the story of opportunity meeting need. As Executive Director Cynthia Dyck and Technical Director Jim Arthur prepare to pass the torch on to a new team, the two share their journey then, now and their hopes for the future.

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  • Making Art in the Middle of Nowhere

    Read our latest Op-ed “Making Art in the Middle of Nowhere” by artist Marsha Schuld. In it she draws from her personal experiences to discuss the challenges facing rural artists. This article is part of SAA’s newest project: Rural Artist Working Group (RAWG).

    Read the full Op-ed here.
  • Arts Everywhere: Episode Seven

    Check out our latest Arts Everywhere Podcast, The Contractor, with Edie Skeard. Edie works in multiple mediums, including sound, drawing, digital media, performance, and installation. Of the many skills Edie wields is that of a contractor in the non-profit, arts sector. If you are wondering what exactly a contractor does, this episode will help to clarify. 

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The Saskatchewan Arts Alliance (SAA) is an inclusive, member-driven coalition of arts organizations that provides a collective voice for the arts community of Saskatchewan.

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Art Works – On the Boards Staging Company

For over 20 years, the company has provided expertise and resources in the technical and administrative areas of production to help hundreds of independent artists and performer-producers stage their art. During the pandemic, however, cancellations have been the norm, and the Refinery space has been almost empty. Gallant-Morari’s concert had been cancelled twice before they finally pulled it off.

Inspiring Quotes

Jacqui Schumiatcher

To be a successful artist, you have talent, but you also have to have discipline, and passion, and a determination to achieve excellence.

Margaret Atwood

In the end, we’ll all become stories.

Rudyard Kipling

It’s clever, but is it Art?

Kermit the Frog

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.

Advocacy means supporting a cause or a proposal, something you believe in, especially the importance of an issue to decision-makers.

Jacqui Shumiatcher

Joe Fafard