• Open Letter to Ministers on proposed cuts to Canadian Heritage and the Canada Council for the Arts

    The SAA was recently a contributor to and signatory of an Open Letter from the Canadian Arts Coalition regarding the proposed cuts to Canadian Heritage and the Canada Council for the Arts.

    Read it Here!
  • SAA Response: 2024-25 Provincial Budget

    Read our response to the 2024-25 Provincial Budget: “A status quo budget for a sector in crisis is, simply, not good enough.”

    Read it here!
  • Arts Everywhere: Episode Twenty

    When Alejandro Romero left his medical studies for the unpredictable world of art, he set in motion a compelling life story. Our latest podcast episode invites you into an intimate conversation with this two-spirit artist, whose lens captures more than just images.

    Listen Here
  • 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.

    Check it out!

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