Thanks! to everyone who came out to 

2018 Arts Congress: Making Art in Dangerous Times.

The Saskatchewan Arts Alliance would like to give thanks to all the presenters, panelists, delegates, and to the SAA board, staff and Congress Commitee. It was two days of thought provoking presentations, performances, conversations, and workshops. 

Adrian Stimson performing at 2018 Arts Congress.
photo by SAA

We would encourage you to share your thoughts about this years Arts Congress by emailing us at outreach@artsalliance.sk.ca  


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Reflections
  • I’ve found that a song can be more effective than a 400-page textbook

    Buffy Sainte-Marie

  • I feel strongly that the visual arts are of vast and incalculable importance. Of course I could be prejudiced. I am a visual art.

    Kermit the Frog

  • Music brings people together. So my function in anything I do is to help bring people closer in."

    Gord Downie

  • After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

    Aldous Huxley

  • I sing my sorrow and I paint my joy.

    Joni Mitchell

  • I see music as fluid architecture.

    Joni Mitchell

  • The real function of artists is to give fresh vision to their own generation.

    Doris McCarthy

  • Dancing is the way I can express the things that cannot be said.

    Veronica Tennant

  • Our brains are organized by stories and images, not statistics.

    Gloria Steinem

  • Writing is an act of faith. I believe it's also an act of hope, the hope that things can get better than they are.

    Margaret Atwood

  • Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

    Edgar Degas

  • The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.

    Pablo Picasso

  • Every work of art which really moves us is in some degree a revelation.

    Lawren Harris

  • I know how demanding the process of creation is.

    Karen Kain

  • Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.

    Bertolt Brecht

  • Well-written words are music.

    William Shatner

  • Making a living in the arts, though, creates so many jobs for other people.

    Maureen Forrester

  • If you are creative, you get busier as you get older.

    Tony Bennett

  • Life is short, art is long...

    Hippocrates