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Sault Ste. Marie Culture:

 Culture in Sault Ste. Marie is the individual and collective creative and artistic expression in all its forms, influenced and inspired by its diverse peoples, its industrial and social history, Indigenous heritage, and natural beauty. Culture reflects the elements and traits of peoples of historical and contemporary societies, and the places, events, products and creations that contribute to such values, customs, and traditions.

Our Vision

To build upon a thriving, livable and resilient community by connecting people, sharing knowledge and creating experiences through the celebration, support and leveraging of arts, culture and heritage in Sault Ste. Marie.

Our Purpose

The SSM Arts & Culture website is designed as a connection point and resource for local arts, culture and heritage practitioners and organizations, promoting networking, resource sharing, collaboration and professional development.

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Land Acknowledgement

The City of Sault Ste. Marie acknowledges, with respect, that we are in Robinson-Huron Treaty territory, that the land on which we are gathered is the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe; home of Garden River First Nation, Batchewana First Nation and the Metis Nation of Ontario. The City of Sault Ste. Marie also acknowledges that this area is historically known as Bawating.

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