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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

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 – Listen to Dis

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Listen to Dis’ community-based programming offers opportunities for participants to immerse themselves in the creation and production of various forms of theatre art, regardless of their physical abilities. This article was written by Wanda Schmöckel. 

Art Works – Sâkêwêwak Artists’ Collective

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At Regina’s Performing Arts Centre, Sâkêwêwak Artists’ Collective’s new shared gallery space shows work by First Nations artists in recognition of Canada’s 150th, a difficult anniversary for many Indigenous people. In the auditorium, an interdisciplinary panel speaks to the thorny question of cultural appropriation.

Art Works – New Dance Horizons’ Pelican Project

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New Dance Horizons’ Pelican Project will be travelling to Vancouver to create a procession with the theme of the great blue heron.

Art Works – Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra

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SAA Art Works - January 2018 Art Works - Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra By Dave Margoshes When it comes to highbrow arts, symphonic music is right up there at the top with opera and ballet. And in these Trumpian times, when the lowest…

Art Works – Art Gallery of Swift Current

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Beyond enhancing quality of life, and bringing economic benefits to the region, the Art Gallery of Swift Current helps local people learn to celebrate their way of life. At the 2017 Canada Day opening of the Art Gallery of Swift Current, Director and Curator Kim Houghtaling guided the crowd through the artists’ works - each a small slice of Canada 150.

Art Works – Rosthern Station Arts Centre

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In operation for more than twenty-five years, the centre delivers plays in the summer (thirty-five shows in the 160-seat theatre) plus music, arts exhibits and various other cultural programs year-round.

Impact of the Film Employment Tax Credit (FETC) on the Film and Video Industry of Saskatchewan.

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A study commissioned by Sask Film and the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce to determine the actual sector value and net cost to government of the Film Employment Tax Credit (FETC) cut in the 2012 Provincial Budget

Cultural Industries “Community of Interest” Consultation: Final Report

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This consultation report delves into the what "Community of Interest" designation means and how to administer it in a way that is best for arts communities.

The Menace of Measurement: A discussion about arts indicators

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SAA commissioned Marnie Badham to write a position paper on arts metrics. The Abstract and Executive Summary are posted on this website. For a copy of the complete report, please contact the SAA.