Art is the expression of inspiration and imagination, from individual to collective, from grassroots to professional, and institutional. Art reflects our culture, embraces our past, provides a window to our future to examine ourselves and our experiences and transmits humanity’s knowledge of the world. Examples include: painting, dance, theatre, music.
Within the scope of SaskCulture, the arts:
Saskatchewan has become one of the first provinces in Canada to enact Status of the Artist legislation, intended to recognize the value of the labour and experience of skilled artists and ensure fair compensation for their work.
- Engage people as audience, creators or interpreters through access and education; and
- Foster traditional to emerging art forms.