Adventures in Archaeology
On tour with the Saskatchewan Archaeology Society
Harvesting the Wind
How the SaskPower Windscape Kite Festival generates imagination on the prairies.
Culture Days includes 'amazing race': How one town got everyone running for culture!
The Town of Kindersley has been involved with Culture Days since its debut in Saskatchewan in 2010. In 2013, Kindersley upped its game, holding a number of activities including an innovative engagement opportunity called “Amazing Race: K-Town Edition*".
Saskatoon’s Street Meet Festival: challenging perceptions of public art
This past summer, from July 5-7, 2013, Saskatoon’s AKA Gallery and a group of renowned artists to create Saskatoon’s first annual street meet Festival.
Culture Days Q & A with the St. Walburg Allied Arts Council
St. Walburg, Saskatchewan was a cultural hotspot during Culture Days in 2013.
Oskayak Culture Camp connects youth to tradition
In May 2013, students from Oskayak High school in Saskatoon travelled north to the shores of Waterhen First Nation by the Meadow Lake Provincial Park.
Community Brings People and Cultures Together
Cultural Arts Camp receives rave reviews from elders and students in Turnor Lake
The Cultural Arts Camp, hosted by the Birch Narrows Dene Community School, has started something they can’t stop, and its positive impact will be long lasting for the community of Turnor Lake.
Entertainment, eating, education and engagement create recipe for success at Folkfest’s Indian & Métis Pavilion
Every year, people in Saskatoon travel around the world learning about different cultures – only to find out what they have in their own backyard.
The world meets in Hazlet
The village of Hazlet in southwestern Saskatchewan has become an international cultural intersection point.
Mann Art Gallery engages community through art
People of all ages from the Prince Albert area have been discovering their inner artist thanks to a partnership between the Mann Art Gallery and a local business.
Culture Days Q & A with the Museum of Antiquities
The museum of Antiquities at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon was a first-time Culture Days activity organizer in 2012. Michelle Brownridge had the opportunity to speak with Tracene Harvey, the director/curator at the museum.
Cultural Village Showcases African Canadian Culture and Youth
"Art is a very powerful form of communication. It's the way we understand who they are."
Spoken word brings Cree language to life for students
Some may consider older styles of poetry to be dead, but a Saskatoon education coordinator is using the medium to bring the Cree language to life, and her students are reaping the rewards.
Popular touring workshop engages artists and Saskatchewan students
Every fall, for nearly 30 years, a troupe of Saskatchewan artists has jumped aboard a van and hit the road to provide arts workshops to students in schools all across the province.
Artists ‘animate’ Culture Days in Saskatchewan
Since 2010, SaskCulture has hired Saskatchewan artists, from a variety of disciplines, to interest people – planners and public - in participating in Culture Days, a three-day event held during the last weekend in September each year.
OSAC – connecting communities with the arts for 45 years
The organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils has been making the arts more accessible to the people of Saskatchewan for 45 years.
Partnership connects newcomers with a sense of community
Building a sense of home and place can sometimes be a daunting task for newcomers, especially youth. The Saskatchewan Organization of Heritage Languages (SOHL) and the Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative partnered to present a one-day workshop.