Saskatchewan Craft Council
813 Broadway Avenue
Location Details We are located on Broadway Avenue, next to Bud's and across the street from the Broadway Cafe. Affinity Gallery and the SCC Fine Craft Boutique are located within our office building.
The Saskatchewan Craft Council is a member based non-profit organization which represents more than 400 craft artists across the Province of Saskatchewan. We strive to foster an environment where excellence in craft is nurtured, recognized and valued, and where Saskatchewan craftspeople flourish creatively and economically.
The Saskatchewan Craft Council operates with financial and moral support from Creative Saskatchewan, the City of Saskatoon, and Affinity Credit Union – as well as individual members, corporations, sponsors and patrons.
• Operates Affinity Gallery (813 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon). This is Saskatchewan’s only public exhibition gallery dedicated solely to the celebration of Fine Craft as an art form;
• Operates SCC Fine Craft Boutique (813 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon), a distinctive gallery gift shop offering the handmade work of over 75 Juried SCC Members;
• Organizes three major craft markets – Wintergreen (Regina), Waterfront (Saskatoon), Saskatchewan Handcraft Festival (Battleford);
• Serves as a centralized source for information on craft related opportunities;
• Provides craft people with inexpensive and attractive web exposure with our Membership Directory; and
• Assists other organizations that sell Saskatchewan craft with their promotion.
• Organizes, curates, and tours exhibitions, most notably Dimensions - Canada’s longest running, open, juried craft exhibition;
• Conducts workshops, lectures, and other educational activities.
• Conducts a jury process that serves as a certification of quality in 18 different craft media;
• Hosts the bi-annual EMMA International Collaboration – an event that brings one hundred craft artists and artisans to Saskatchewan for a week of collaborative creation and learning.