Humboldt and Area Community Forum

The Saskatchewan Arts Alliance is hosting a Community Forum in Humboldt that will focus on the local arts community including artists, arts administrators, arts educators, and those simply interested in the arts. The facilitated questions will pinpoint the community's key needs/priorities, and critical issues.

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

    Veronica Tennant

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

    Maureen Forrester

  • I know how demanding the process of creation is.

    Karen Kain

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

    Buffy Sainte-Marie

  • 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

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

    Pablo Picasso

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

    Doris McCarthy

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

    Gloria Steinem

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

    Tony Bennett

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

    Bertolt Brecht

  • Life is short, art is long...

    Hippocrates

  • I sing my sorrow and I paint my joy.

    Joni Mitchell

  • 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

  • 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

  • I've always hid behind the music despite the fact that I have a huge personality. I'm thrilled that the music is bigger than me and will outlive and outlast me. It frees me up to take risks.

    Measha Brueggergosman

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

    Edgar Degas

  • Well-written words are music.

    William Shatner

  • I see music as fluid architecture.

    Joni Mitchell