Celebrating Success

Many people have been involved in the successes of the Saskatchewan Arts Board over the past 70 years. To help celebrate our anniversary, we asked 10 of them to share memories of their time working with the Arts Board.

Saskatchewan is known for its festivals and events, such as the PotashCorp Fringe Theatre Festival in Saskatoon and the Regina Folk Festival. If you venture out of the main cities, however, you will find experiences that are well worth the trip. Here are just ten of them.

As part of our 70th anniversary celebrations, we're sharing 70 stories from our arts community. Here is a selection of 10 works from our Permanent Collection of Saskatchewan artwork. 

Forty artists and representatives from arts organizations from around the province came together in late March to learn about how digital strategies and tools can help them connect with audiences in new ways.

Many view travel as a way to broaden their horizons and get out of their comfort zone. Saskatoon artist Cynthia Blanchette considers travel an essential part of her art practice. 

With the help of grants from the Arts Board, Regina playwright Kelley Jo Burke and singer-songwriter Jeffery Straker collaborated on an award-winning musical. Us runs at the Globe Theatre from February 28 to March 18. 

As the Saskatchewan Arts Board celebrates our 70th anniversary this year, we also celebrate 50 years of supporting artist residencies in the province.

From 1948 to 2018, here are 10 highlights from the history of Saskatchewan's arts community.

A bleak, cement staircase linking the Inpatient and Outpatient Mental Health Units at the Regina General Hospital was not conducive to a healing mindset for staff, patients and visitors. An Artists in Communities grant helped transform the space, using art to promote well-being and reflection.

A partnership with Saskatoon’s Void Gallery enabled Centennial Collegiate teachers to incorporate printmaking into their curriculum.