• Arts Everywhere: Episode Nineteen

    Nathan Coppens is a remarkable artist living with ADHD. The conversation ventures into the realm of music education, where his own experiences underscore the transformative influence of family and public schooling in fostering artistic passions—a rallying cry for the preservation of music programs that are fading from our schools.

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  • SAA Summary: Stats Canada’s quarterly report

    The Daily, the media outlet for Statistics Canada released their quarterly report for national culture & sport indicators. SAA has prepared this brief summary to review the arts & culture information in more detail.

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  • In case you missed it!

    Is Your Public Art Gallery Serving Visual Artists and the Community? an op-ed by Lee Fuller.

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  • Economic Impact of Arts Organizations Funded by SK Arts

    As part of the SAA’s ongoing efforts to advocate for increased funding to SK Arts, we undertook an investigation into the economic impact of the arts organisations funded by SK Arts.

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  • Let‘s Celebrate Music Education!

    Music is life! Check out our new online resource on the benefits of music – there are many cool facts to be had.

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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

Jennifer McAllister, music educator

[Music] is good for us our whole life, so an investment in music education in young people is an investment in wellbeing for people for their whole life.

Albert Einstein

Life without music is inconceivable for me. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music … I get most joy in life out of music.

Dr. Peter Gouzouasis, PHD. University of British Columbia

The more students study music, the better they do in Math, Science and English

Dr. Jessica Phillips-Silver, PhD, cognitive neuroscientist

We now “get” that music is one of the major frontiers of science and medicine—we have plentiful evidence, and dedicated pioneers on the path to discovering WHY we need to keep music in our lives, in our schools, and in our centers for healing.

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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