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Saskatchewan Arts Board artist-in-residence Jody Greenman-Barber is engaging the public in collaborative art-making at the Queen City Ex and Saskatoon Ex.

The Saskatchewan Arts Board and Creative Saskatchewan are pleased to announce that the Culture on the Go program has been renewed by the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport in an $800,000 agreement. Culture on the Go promotes activities for Saskatchewan artists that are related to touring, audience development and market development, which may take place provincially, nationally or internationally.

Have you ever wanted a piece of original artwork but couldn't afford to buy it? How about renting it instead? The Saskatchewan Arts Board rents art from its Permanent Collection to workplaces across the province in the government, non-profit and corporate sectors.

The Saskatchewan Arts Board, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild are pleased to announce the Aboriginal Editors Circle, a unique program that promotes the diversity of literary voices in Canada. The Circle supports Canadian Indigenous literature by providing professional development for Aboriginal editors and publishers.

The Saskatchewan Arts Board welcomes Pamella Acton, an education professional from Saskatoon, as our new board chair. Acton and three new board members have been appointed by the Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport.

Through the Creative Partnerships program, Saskatoon dancer Amanda Murray shared her love of dance with youth in the northern Saskatchewan communities of Sandy Bay and La Loche.

If you are walking in downtown Regina over the next three months, pop into the Mosaic Tower at Hill Centre III foyer to see an art installation from the Saskatchewan Arts Board Permanent Collection.

Through the theme, "Experience," the Saskatchewan Arts Board's 2012-13 annual report explores how art enriches all of our lives. You may read the report online or request a mailed copy. Enjoy!

Regina writer Judith Krause has been named the fifth Poet Laureate of Saskatchewan. Her term will begin in January 2014. The Saskatchewan Arts Board, Saskatchewan Book Awards and the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild are partners in the Saskatchewan Poet Laureate program, which is under the patronage of the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan.

The Saskatchewan Arts Board presents Ag Art, a unique artist-in-residence program, at the 2013 Canadian Western Agribition this week. Regina visual artist Brendan Schick will guide visitors in creating animals, buildings, fences, and landscape by using collage, painting and stencils. The result will be a collaborative sculpture depicting a Saskatchewan farm scene.