Adventures in Archaeology
On tour with the Saskatchewan Archaeology Society
Jennifer Fitzpatrick’s Leading Role in Telling the Stories of Humboldt
Connecting with your Inner ‘Story-ior’
How the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Writers Circle is building a community of Indigenous Storytellers
Finding Your Family Roots
Traditional languages provide insight into heritage
Food Creates Cultural Connection
How a feast helps students share their culture
Harvesting the Wind
How the SaskPower Windscape Kite Festival generates imagination on the prairies.
Museums Without Walls: Getting the conversation started on ecomuseums
Several Saskatchewan communities are bringing the concept of an ‘ecomuseum’ to the province.
Culture Days Q & A with the Rivers West District
Shaunna Grandish had the opportunity to interview Bonnie Mills Midgley, community development coordinator, Rivers West District for Sport, Culture and Recreation, about Culture Days and its impact to her community.
CARFAC bridges gap with Aboriginal artists
Several years ago, CARFAC Saskatchewan (Canadian Artists’ Representation/le Front Des Artistes Canadiens) identified a gap in terms of its service to, and engagement with, the Aboriginal artist community.
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.
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.
Main Street Program continues to revitalize Saskatchewan Communities
Traditionally, Main Street has been the hub of the community for towns and villages throughout the province. Four Saskatchewan communities are now taking steps to ensure it remains that way for years to come.
Tours helping newcomers Discover Saskatoon
Museums. Art galleries. Historic sites. These three places are common sites on many cultural tours. In Saskatoon, leisure centres, government offices and food stores are the sites to discover instead.
Opera house inspires community's culture planning
A shrine to Saskatchewan’s rich history, the Town of Battleford has moved its historic Town Hall/Opera House onto centre stage as part of its most recent municipal cultural plans.
Maple Creek capitalizing on its cultural roots
A couple of years ago a group of community-minded people gathered in maple Creek for a community planning meeting. Twenty-one citizens representing 13 groups in maple Creek drafted a vision at that meeting.
Inside the Culture Days movement
The Culture Days Movement in Saskatchewan continued on an upswing in 2011 with the expansion of SaskCulture’s commitment to the Culture Days Animateur program, from one artist in 2010 to four artists this year.
Celebrating Culture in Kindersley
Kindersley is taking the lead when it comes to showing off their culture. The town of about 4,400 residents is home to a diverse and talented group of performers, arts and culture supporters, and educators.
Curiosity, Engagement and Listening Key to Innovative Program and Leadership
Leonard Montgrand: Leading Youth in Discovering of Métis Culture
How a canoe trip can teach youth about teamwork and leadership.
Family Camp Brings Together Community and Traditions
Learning traditions of your community
Try Something "Old" at Culture Days 2016
Discovering the Town of Allan's heritage
Humboldt Leading the Way with Intangible Cultural Heritage
Humboldt making way for Living Heritage
Literary Acclaim Meets Small-City Charm
A look into the Saskatchewan Festival of Words
Traditional Parenting Workshop Revives Culture at Island Lake First Nation
This past summer, a unique camp offered parents a chance to learn and explore traditional First Nations parenting practices with their children.
Our Humboldt– Looking toward the future through a cultural lens
Humboldt is stepping into the future with a brand new culture-led growth plan.
Competition unites community theatre in Saskatchewan
Every year, several theatre groups compete the top prize at Theatre Saskatchewan’s TheatreOne competition.
Junior curators helping preserve the past in Meacham
The Junior Curators Program was established in June 2013 to give local children an opportunity to become further involved with the museum.
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.
Animateurs Key in Culture Days Success
Since Culture Days began in 2010, SaskCulture has hired artists from various disciplines to travel across the province to contact local community planners, libraries, museums and artists to help brainstorm ideas & build community support for Culture Days.
Artists part of celebrating 100-year old Legislative Building
This year, Saskatchewan artist Laura Hale has been hired to creatively engage others in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Saskatchewan Legislature Building.
Weyburn sees Culture Days Success
Culture Days is still an opportunity to many communities. Those considering taking the opportunity to organize a Culture Days activity or event may want to check out Weyburn’s example.
Culture Days highlights importance of culture to communities
This year, SaskCulture once again spearheaded the Culture Days celebrations in Saskatchewan. Leading up to the Culture Days week, organizers were pleased to see over 160 cultural activities registered, by over 40 communities in the province, into the nat
Summer work leaves impression in North Central
Charlotte Hauk’s job is unique. “I might be the only person doing this kind of stuff, at least in Regina,” she says. It’s probably true.
Culture Days... helping communities celebrate culture
This past year, Saskatchewan participated in the first-ever Culture Days celebration that highlighted free, interactive cultural activities from across the country taking place on September 24-26, 2010.
Community Brings People and Cultures Together
Creighton Celebrates Culture Days
How a community recognizes its local culture
Discovering Your Unique Sense of Place
An interview with intangible cultural heritage stewards: Dale Jarvis and Kristin Catherwood
Finding Common Ground
Project aims to bridge cultural difference between Saskatchewan residents
Maple Creek Moves Forward
How a town in southwest Saskatchewan discovered that the preservation of its past can spur cultural growth today.
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.
The Station Arts Centre brings a community together
As the demographics of small town Saskatchewan change in the new millennium, local cultural centres are seeking new ways to engage with their communities. The station Arts Centre in Rosthern is one such centre that is setting a great example.
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*".
Multiculturalism from north to south
Multiculturalism is a cause for celebration. Two Saskatchewan communities were among those hosting multicultural gatherings as part of Culture Days in September 2013.
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.
Art as a catalyst for cultural connections
Art and creativity can be a powerful tool to bring people together and help them to learn from one another. This concept is something that the MacKenzie Art Gallery (MAG) in Regina has recognized and has been working with for several years.
Community partnership leads to cultural growth
An interest in cultural planning by five Saskatchewan communities has blossomed into an innovative regional partnership, which includes involvement in the Main Street pilot projects and increased community momentum.
Animateur work gives dancer pride in her province
Creating art is usually a personal experience for an artist. The process of creation usually occurs in studios out of sight, which often results in work that can be shared with the public.
Four lakes, four seasons, five communities for culture
“I have always been interested in revitalizing our main street,” says Elaine Hanson, town councillor and business owner, Fort Qu’Appelle. “We tend to use the beauty of the Qu’Appelle Valley as an excuse to do very little to improve the aesthetics of the t
Artists Provide Spark for Vibrant Communities
Individuals and communities have an interesting dynamic; it’s hard to think of one without the other and decide who builds whom.