Arts

Melaina Sheldon is facilitation a flagship youth program fusing the arts and First Nations history. (Photo Submitted/Facebook)

Yukon youth to study First Nations history in paid arts program

Tomorrow Today will take place from March 15 - 26 for youth aged 16-19

 

Hayley Thiesen/TSUN poses with one of the works in her exhibit, Northern Animals, at Arts Underground in Whitehorse. (Submitted)

A celebrity take on northern wildlife

Hayley Thiesen/TSUN displays animal portraits at Arts Underground

 

Local poet Joanna Lilley is photographed at the Beringia Centre in Whitehorse on Jan. 20, where she will be hosting a poetry workshop on Jan. 24. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Poetry for the ages

Workshop set for the Yukon Beringia Centre

Local poet Joanna Lilley is photographed at the Beringia Centre in Whitehorse on Jan. 20, where she will be hosting a poetry workshop on Jan. 24. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
Yukon Tourism and Culture Minister Jeanie McLean speaks at an announcement in Whitehorse Oct. 5. The Yukon government will dole out $321,229 to artists and organizations offering arts programs around the territory. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News file)

Funding provided to local artists, organizations

The Yukon government will dole out $321,229 to artists and organizations offering…

Yukon Tourism and Culture Minister Jeanie McLean speaks at an announcement in Whitehorse Oct. 5. The Yukon government will dole out $321,229 to artists and organizations offering arts programs around the territory. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News file)
This year’s Yukon Art Society’s winter show which opened Dec. 4 at the Focus & Edge Galleries at Arts Underground on Main Street, is called <em>Stoke</em>. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Stoking the creative fires

Yukon Arts Society opens its annual members’ exhibit at Arts Underground

This year’s Yukon Art Society’s winter show which opened Dec. 4 at the Focus & Edge Galleries at Arts Underground on Main Street, is called <em>Stoke</em>. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
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Exhibit showcasing Chu Niikwän Artist Residency works opening at the KDCC

Three Yukon artists who took part in this year’s round of the…

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New Arts Underground shows feature paintings of strangers, dreams of gold rush-era dance hall girls

Two new shows will soon be gracing Whitehorse’s Arts Underground — one…

Yukon artist’s work featured in national exhibit

Nicole Favron named as Yukon winner for 2020 BMO Art! competition

Melted beeswax, community pottery take centre stage at Arts Underground’s August shows

Two new, and very different, shows will be opening at Whitehorse’s Arts…

Graphic novelist using Jenni House residency to research tropes about disability, illness

Kim Edgar is hoping to use their research to help shape a new graphic novel they’re working on

Summer brings ice show to Yukon Arts Centre

Rick Zuran’s work featured in photo exhibition

No wifi, no bed, no studio: ‘Oddball’ residency is the ultimate artistic immersion

This trail pushes artists out of their comfort zone and reconnects them with their practice

  • Dec 30, 2019

Dawson City artist pushes boundaries of jewellery with new show

‘This is definitely what I want to do so I’m going to keep doing it’

Look who’s 40: Dawson City Music Festival still kicking

‘I hope that they get to see some mind-blowing music’

Whitehorse singer Sarah MacDougall’s new record sounds like scenery

‘Just getting out of town slightly, you can see a lot of beauty’

Dennis Shorty’s symbol of residential school experience among new additions to the Yukon’s art collection

‘I can’t forget what happened to me, but I learn how to carry on through my artwork’

Whitehorse piano project aims to tickle the ivory this summer

‘Basically this happened as a good accident’

Dawson City festival has all the fun that’s fit to print

Seventh annual print festival kicks off May 30

Anonymous show offers Yukon trans artists a chance to share their stories

‘These pieces are windows into a soul’