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A classroom with an artists with 9 student standing around in a circle. They are all in the same position, knees slightly bent and together, with both arms stretched wide. A teacher sitting in the background looks on.

LIVE (Live Interactive Video Education) Arts Saskatchewan is a distance learning program which allows a variety of professional artists to connect simultaneously with teachers and students in multiple schools across Saskatchewan for a live experience in arts education. 

As defined by Oxford Languages, poetry is “literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm….” As the expressive art form that spoke to the 20-year-old poet Peace Akintade over a decade ago - her Nigerian roots perceive language and therefore, poetry as a part of her culture rather than a profession.

Frank Sudol Feathers 2003 sculpture from wood

In October 2022, SK Arts’ Permanent Collection received a boost, acquiring a donation of 14 pieces from Frank Sudol, an internationally renowned woodturner. A third of the 46-piece donation, the pieces were split between SK Arts, The Mann Art Gallery in Prince Albert and the Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery.

SK Arts joins with Indigenous and non-Indigenous people from across Canada in marking September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This beaded artwork is by Swampy Cree/Welsch artist Marcy Friesen.

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To wrap up Pride month, we want you to meet Faith Rae, a visual artist who used the final exhibition for her degree, “Evolving,” to come out publicly as queer.

Throughout June, we featured Indigenous artists on our social media pages as a celebration of National Indigenous History Month.

SK Arts hosted a free, virtual speakers series on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the arts sector in 2022. Videos of talks are available on our website.

For Black History Month, we are featuring Saskatchewan artists and arts professionals who have made an impact on our arts community. Meet Chancz Perry, Taynika Walker, Khodi Dill, and Alyssa Fearon.

Our new Ask Artists program connects Grades 5 to 9 students with Saskatchewan artists.

SK Arts joins with Indigenous and non-Indigenous people from across Canada in marking September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

SK Arts’ Permanent Collection is seeking work by Indigenous artists in Saskatchewan. Deadline to start your application is October 18.

SK Arts joins with the full community in expressing our deep sorrow following the discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of the Marieval Indian Residential School.

The recipients of the 2021 Saskatchewan Arts Awards were announced at an online event on May 10, 2021.

Congratulations to Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Maria Campbell and the short-listed nominees for the 2021 Saskatchewan Arts Awards.

A notice to artists and arts organizations who receive SK Arts grants.

Walking around in downtown Regina? Until Spring, an exhibition of artwork from the SK Arts Permanent Collection, is on display at Mosaic Tower at Hill Centre III (corner of 12th Ave. and Hamilton St.) from January 13 to April 7.

SK Arts - Re-Open SK Plan

Frequently Asked Questions for the arts community on the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan.

For more than 70 years, you’ve known us as the Saskatchewan Arts Board. But even the strongest identities need a refresh over time.

Many organizations are providing resources for artists and arts organizations during the COVID-19 crisis.