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SaskCulture E-Update

August 3, 2022


Staff Departure 

Scott Stemaschuk, Communication Assistant, has moved on to a new communications opportunity in British Columbia. We wish him all the best in his new endeavours and want to thank him for all his hard work. As a result SaskCulture is looking for a full-time Communications Assistant, who can help us promote the importance of cultural activities and experiences in Saskatchewan. Apply by August 19, 2022.

A purple banner with the phrase "Take Our Survey" in yellow text.

Are you a lover of arts, culture, and heritage in Saskatchewan? We want to hear from you! Take a quick 5 minute survey and let us know how you feel about attending events in your community. Your feedback is appreciated.

Parks Canada Transfers Land to Métis Nation  Saskatchewan

The Canadian government has transferred 690 hectares of land from Batoche National Historic Site to Métis Nation – Saskatchewan. Read more about the repatriation of the Batoche lands here.

Hub Sponsorships Now Closed

SaskCulture's Culture Days Hub Sponsorship opportunity is now closed. Community hub organizers who have not yet submitted their sponsorship applications are encouraged to do so as soon as possible, in order to be considered for 2022 Culture Days hub sponsorship. Applications already submitted will be reviewed and assessed in the order they were received, and applicants will be notified by email of sponsorship decisions. Contact Shelley Fayant  for more information about Culture Days or to get help with a pending hub sponsorship application.

Creative Kids Application Deadline

Just a reminder to apply by August 12, if your children are hoping to take lessons in the fall. Online applications are now open. For more information on how to apply, to apply online or to download an application go to the website.


SaskCulture's Awareness Hub is a collection of news stories, industry articles, editorials, and general items of cultural impact in Saskatchewan and/or Canada. 

Pope's Canadian visit prompts mixed Indigenous reactions - Star Phoenix

Adjusting to life in a pandemic: Embracing culture, arts and other leisure services in 2021Statistics Canada


Autism-Friendly Museums & Hiring Practices

When: August 17, 2022 - 10:00am CST

Where: Online

Who: Museums Association of Saskatchewan

Free to attend, click here for Zoom link and more information.

4 Seasons of Reconciliation

When: Ten module course, completed at your own pace.

Where: Online

Who: RBC, First Nations University of Canada, Reconciliation Education

Free to attend, certificate awarded for completion. Click here to register.

Organizing Special Events
When: Seven module course, completed at your own pace.
Where: Online
Who: Tourism Saskatchewan
$30 registration fee, click here to register; contact [email protected] for more information.
SaskCulture Grants

Métis Cultural Development Fund

Deadline September 29, 2022

Other Grants

Digital Access to Heritage - Museum Assistance Program

Deadline September 1, 2022

For projects taking place between September 1, 2022 - March 31, 2024

MCoS Strategic Initiatives

Deadline September 15, 2022

Independent Artists - Equipment Purchase Grant

Deadline September 19, 2022

Unison Financial Assistance for Live Music Industry

Deadline On-Going

Na-mi-quai-ni-mak Community Support Fund

Deadline On-Going

Re-Skill Saskatchewan Training Subsidy

Deadline On-Going

Canada Cultural Spaces Fund

Deadline On-Going

Canada Community Revitalization Fund

Deadline On-Going


Deadline On-Going; 26 week service standard


Office Coordinator (Saskatoon)

August 5, 2022

SK Arts Admin. Coordinator (Regina)

August 5, 2022

District Dream Broker

(North Battleford)

August 12, 2022

Digital Communications Collaborator (Regina) - 

August 15, 2022

Research Lead (Regina) -

August 15, 2022

Communications Assistant (Regina)

August 19, 2022

Education & Outreach Coordinator (Estevan)

August 19, 2022

Technical Director (North Battleford)

September 30, 2022

Heritage Education Technician (Saskatoon)

October 14, 2022

Submit Jobs

Artist in Residence

Deadline August 5, 2022

Empathy Squad Virtual Training Audio Storytellers and Podcast Creators

August 8, 2022

Call for Submissions: Gallery@501

August 8, 2022

Banff Centre | Visual Arts Thematic Residency 

August 10, 2022

Intermediate Leading Teams: Governance for Indigenous Councils and Boards 

August 16, 2022

Banff Centre | Clifford E. Lee Choreography Award 2022 

August 17, 2022

Adventure Filmmakers Workshop - Fall 2022

August 17, 2022

Intermediate Project Management for Indigenous Organizations - Online Fall 2022

August 23, 2022

Orange Shirt Day - Call for Indigenous Artists 

August 26, 2022

Poetry Downtown (Saskatoon)

September 6, 2022

Dance Artist in Residence 2022 | In Person (Candle Lake)

September 7, 2022

Intermediate Wise Practices in Indigenous Leadership - Fall 2022

September 13, 2022

Winter Writers Retreat 2023 | In Person

September 21, 2022

Emerging Banff Artist in Residence 2023

October 5, 2022

Intermediate Negotiation Skills Training - In Person - Winter 2022

November 1, 2022

Introductory Negotiation Skills Training Online - Winter 2023

December 13, 2022

Intermediate Establishing Indigenous Institutions of Governance - Winter 2023

December 13, 2022

CHRC Student Work Placement Internship Subsidy 2022

December 31, 2022

CHRC Student Work Placement Program

Deadline On-Going

Indigenous Music Accelerator

Deadline On-Going

Submit Opportunities

Working to End Racism

One Step at a Time

Read the Full Story Here.

To work to end racism, it is important to take a systematic approach: understand the issues; be able to identify it when you see it; deepen personal awareness; learn to accept and celebrate cultural differences; and step up to stop racism when it appears.


All Nation's Gathering Powwow

August 5 - 7, 2022

Rowan's Ravine Provincial Park

Regina Folk Festival - 51st Edition

August 5 - 7, 2022


Frenchman Butte Museum Annual Festival Day

August 14, 2022

Frenchman Butte

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

(August 9)

International Youth Day

(August 12)

National Acadian Day

(August 15)

Promote Your Next Event for Free!
SaskCulture operates and maintains a free Events Calendar for organizations in Saskatchewan to promote their events. Help spread the word about your upcoming events using the calendar today! Events submitted through the events calendar can be highlighted in E-Update, shared through SaskCulture's social media pages, and can help further highlight your next event!
Invite SaskCulture to Your Next Member Event
SaskCulture is interested in connecting with you and your members. If you would like a SaskCulture Board Member to attend one of your next member events, in-person or virtually, please let us know. Connections with member groups helps us learn, grow and continue to provide programs and services that meet your needs. Contact Nichole Williams, Executive Assistant, SaskCulture at 306-780-9259 or [email protected] to make arrangements.

SaskCulture's E-Update is a bi-weekly electronic bulletin that includes information on upcoming SaskCulture events, programs and activities, along with other information and events that may be useful to cultural organizations, or individuals, interested in building a culturally vibrant community. 
SaskCulture receives financial assistance from Sask Lotteries.