Music through a Lifetime

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Music is Life Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein loved music. “Life without music is inconceivable for me,” Einstein said. “I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music … I get most joy in life out of music.” The…

Music Education Matters

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Music is a Powerful Tool in Education Music education is vital to a well-rounded education. Strong music programs in schools help kids and their communities in real, substantial, and well-documented ways: Music education develops better…

Music and Wellbeing

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Music is powerful medicine Music holds the power to increase dopamine levels (happy hormones), decrease symptoms of depression and pain and can improve quality of life. Music is one of the few activities that uses both sides of the brain…
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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.
Senior men sitting around an outdoor table in a collective activity.

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

The Lasting Effects of Artist-Teacher Partnerships on Former Students of Broadview School

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In 2004, Broadview School began a six-year journey with ArtsSmarts Saskatchewan*, a grant program that provided money for teachers to partner with professional artists in the classroom.

The Arts Engage

Infographic about the popularity of art in Saskatchewan.

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.

The Arts and Our Quality of Life

The Multiple Benefits of the Arts to Our Communities