The gallery hosts 10 - 14 exhibitions a year. It is committed to excellence in the visual arts and presenting innovative exhibitions that explore the rich diversity of contemporary art from local, regional, national and international perspectives. The gallery shows works of professional Yukon artists while bringing exhibitions of national importance to the Yukon. Open Tues to Fri noon - 6 pm, Sat, Sun noon - 5 pm. Yukon Arts Centre Public Art Gallery Email.
Yukon Arts Centre Public Art Gallery
300 College Dr (PO Box 16), Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5X9
Open Tues to Fri noon - 6 pm, Sat, Sun noon - 5 pm.
Mentions in Galleries West
The Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency Program provides three visual artists the opportunity to combine their love of the outdoors with their artistic abilities while interacting with visitors on the iconic Chilkoot Trail.
Mar 9, 2015
In "North of Myth", Whitehorse artist Joyce Majiski examines romanticized and nostalgic ideas about the North using monoprints, drawings and photographs.
Sep 9, 2014
Kara Sievewright expected solitude, gold-rush history and the odd grizzly during her two-week artist residency on the Chilkoot Trail.
Apr 20, 2014
"From the Outer Edges" features landscape paintings of three remote national parks by Whitehorse artist Jane Isakson.
Aug 29, 2013
LOUIS COUTURIER and JACKY GEORGES LAFARGUE : "Resolute Bay: The Daytime Journey in the Night," Feb. 7 to May 4, 2013, Yukon Arts Centre Public Gallery, Whitehorse
Two southern francophone artists, Louis Couturier and Jacky Georges Lafargue, shot photographs and video footage in Resolute Bay, Nunavut, and then created multimedia installations for public galleries in France, Montreal, Regina and Moose Jaw.
Mar 2, 2013
Curator Jennifer Cane has pulled together a selection of work by young Canadian and American artists, many with ties to the north, that collectively presents a fever-dream of creative imaginings.
Apr 30, 2012
Jennifer Crane, Mary Beth Edelson, Teresa Hubbard & Alexander Birchler, Nate Larson, Chris Marker, Edweard Muybridge, Alain Paiement, Yvette Poorter, Charles Stankievech, Mario Villeneuve.
Dec 31, 2010
There are multiple layers of meaning in the works in the "Sewing Our Traditions." Developed by YAC for exhibition during the Cultural Olympiad in Vancouver, the show brings together a collection of more than 50 handmade dolls.
Apr 30, 2010
Anyone with even a basic experience of art has viewed a landscape, as a painting, a photograph, or other two-dimensional medium. In his exhibition Remote Sensibility, Whitehorse-based artist Marten Berkman wants to bring viewers into the picture.
Dec 31, 2008
EVA BRANDL, "The Valse Suite (another parcel of time)," March 20 to May 12, 2008, Yukon Arts Centre Gallery, Whitehorse
In Eva Brandl’s Valse Suite, the viewer walks into space. Most of the installation’s pieces have gaps, holes, or pieces cut away, and conceptually it leaves space to wonder in.
Aug 31, 2008
The Yukon Arts Centre invites artists from across the country to the Canada Winter Games.
Dec 31, 2006
Doug Smarch creates work that crosses the boundaries of place, time, and his Tlingit heritage. With a background in sculpture and object construction, he brings an understanding of form and technique to his current work in new media and installation.
Aug 31, 2006