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Art Works – Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils (OSAC)

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For more than 50 years, the Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Council –better known by its acronym OSAC – has been bringing arts, culture and entertainment to small towns throughout the province. This article is written by Dave Margoshes. Read…
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Personal Essay on being a Disabled Artist by John Loeppky

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Personal Essay on being a Disabled Artist by John Loeppky Working as an emerging disabled artist in Saskatchewan gave me a nervous breakdown. I have cerebral palsy (CP), but it is safe to say I have never been in the business of collecting…

Art Works – Conseil culturel fransaskois (CCF)

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Torchbearer of Fransaskoisie since 1974, the Conseil culturel fransaskois (CCF) is the driving force behind the development, promotion, and growth of the artistic and cultural sectors in Saskatchewan and beyond its borders. The geographic…

SAA: COVID-19 Impact Survey: Cultural Organizations

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This survey was conducted by the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance to assess the initial impact on cultural organizations in Saskatchewan resulting from the implementation of social distancing due to COVID-19.

The Value of Arts Education to Student Learning and Development

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In this annotated bibliography written by Donna Nikiforuk, you'll about North American and international arts education initiatives that demonstrate the important of maintaining a strong arts education from K-12.

Labour Market Study of the Cultural Workforce

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Despite the higher levels of education, employment income among cultural occupations tends to be lower than for the Canadian labour force overall.

Aging in Place

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This policy paper prepared by Heritage Saskatchewan in June, 2019 highlights the importance of age-friendly communities that develop comprehensive practices on aging.

Older and Wiser: Creative Aging in the UK

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Older and Wiser identifies opportunities for, as well as barriers to, participation in the arts.

Labour Market Information Study of the Cultural Labour Force 2019

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To stay abreast of the impacts on the labour market of rapidly evolving changes in the demand for and delivery of cultural products, the Cultural Human Resources Council commissioned The Conference Board of Canada to conduct this labour market information

Arts and Innovation

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75% of Saskatchewan people think the arts and artists are important to the creative or innovative capacity of other businesses/professionals.

Art and Jobs

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Saskatchewan arts and culture industries create over 13,600 jobs!

Art and Place

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84% of Saskatchewan respondents think that the arts and artists are important to our shared sense of place.

Arts and the Economy

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In 2017 the arts and culture were responsible for more than $1 billion of Saskatchewan's GDP.

Arts and Community

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83% of Saskatchewan people think the arts and artists are important to the social cohesiveness of their community or the province as a whole.

Arts and Education

96% of Saskatchewan people think that the arts and artists are important to formal and informal education.

Arts and Understanding

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82% of Saskatchewan residents think that the arts and artists are important to our understanding of human behaviour and the world around us.