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Fine Arts and Arts Education Resources at Saskatchewan Universities

This report documents changes in fine arts and arts education resources in the province's universities from approximately 2001 to 2021. It updates and complements the SAA's similar reports of 2014, 2015 and 2018. This report is part of a…
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Arts Everywhere: Episode Five

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Josh Haugerud grew up in the small town of Craik, Saskatchewan. His journey so far has been eclectic, to say the least: in the trades as a welder, with bachelor's degrees in women's and gender studies and political science, working in…
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Arts Everywhere: Episode Two

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Carla Harris shares their thoughts and inspirations that fuel the passion to  bring  new voices and build connections in our community.  Carla identifies as a disabled artist and it is through that lens and  seeing  the normalization…
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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 – Conseil culturel fransaskois (CCF)

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…

COVID-19 Impact Survey: Artists + Cultural Workers

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This survey was conducted to assess the initial impact of COVID-19 on artists and cultural workers in Saskatchewan.

SAA: COVID-19 Impact Survey: Cultural Organizations

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

Despite the higher levels of education, employment income among cultural occupations tends to be lower than for the Canadian labour force overall.
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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.
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Older and Wiser: Creative Aging in the UK

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

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

Art and Place

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

Arts and the Economy

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

Arts and Community

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.