Canada Day

The OSAC Office will be closed Friday, June 30th for Canada Day and will reopen on Monday, July 3rd. Enjoy the long weekend and HAPPY 150th CANADA  !!

Donate to OSAC

If you would like to make a donation to OSAC there is a DONATE NOW button on the side of the site. OSAC has partnered with an organization called Canada Helps, which is a registered charity dedicated to increasing charitable giving across Canada. 

You can provide a donation via any form of payment as well you are issued a tax receipt immediately and all donations come directly back to OSAC.

Prairie Debut Announces New Executive Director

Prairie Debut announced the appointment of Po Yeh as Executive Director on May 25, 2017. Po Yeh joins Prairie Debut from the Honens Piano Competition, where most recently as Director, Corporate & Community Engagement, she managed corporate development, government and foundation funding, and community and learning programs. Po has been actively involved in the arts community for over 10 years in Calgary and nationally. She will begin her Prairie Debut career on July 4, 2017 and the office will officially move to Calgary as of July 17, 2017. Read full announcement here !!

Arts & Belonging Report !

A new national report, has been released by Community Foundations of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA), is shining a spotlight on the power of the arts to build a greater sense of belonging to our communities, to our country and to each other.  By helping the arts to flourish in all its forms we can continue to create communities that are both reflective of Canada's rich diversity and where everyone feels like they belong.  Read the report HERE

Landmark Assessment on Digitizing the Performing Arts Released

After consultation and research reports published earlier this year by Canadian Heritage and Canada Council for the Arts, CAPACOA and Strategic Moves are now thrilled to release their own assessment of the digital question from the perspective of performing arts presentation. The urgency to understand how digital innovation in the performing arts will affect Canada's performing arts presenting eco-system lies at the heart of this landmark report released. Read full report HERE !! 

2016 Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal !

Congratulations to Lori Glauser, Yorkton Arts Council, on receiving the 2016 Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal! A strong advocate of the Saskatchewan arts community, Lori Glauser volunteers her time and talent to develop and grow various arts and culture organizations and projects both provincially and locally. Additionally, she works to develop and enhance her community.

Lori was a Past Chair and Board of Directors Member with OSAC for many years. Read Announcement HERE !

OSAC Volunteer Recognition

OSAC would not exist without the hundreds of volunteers who give tirelessly of their time and more to ensure the Arts can happen in their communities. Since 1994 OSAC has encouraged Arts Councils to nominate local volunteers who have made a difference in their community. In that time over 80 of these valuable volunteers have been recognized by OSAC and their Arts Councils. Volunteer Recognition Form

Deadline for submissions is June 30, 2017. If you have any questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 306.586.1220.

OSAC launches Inspire! A Youth Mentoring Program for Visual Arts presenters!

A new Arts Presenting Mentorship Program for Arts Councils and Youth under age 29.  OSAC is now accepting Expressions of Interest to Inspire, a new program designed to help Arts Councils mentor and develop the next generation of visual arts presenters in their communities. Please visit the LINK for more informaiton!

Become a Showcase SPONSOR!

Increase your visibility at Showcase 2017 as there are sponsorship options available now. Benefits vary depending on sponsorship size. Or if you prefer you can advertise in the Showcase Program Guide. 

View Advertise at Showcase or the Sponosorship Opportunities to secure your place as a Showcase 2017 sponsor or to advertise.

Regina Hotel Association Partnership

Thank you to the Regina Hotel Association who have agreed to be the official Bus Transportation Sponsor for OSAC's Showcase 2017 event in Regina. We look forward to working with them again and are grateful for their continued support!

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