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Parks Canada together with the Yukon Arts Centre and the US National Park Service have launched the 2017- 2018 Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency, a unique two-week backcountry experience for visual artists with a passion for the outdoors. Read more

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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. Read more

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In the summer of 2013, Hannah Jickling initiated "Featured Features" as part of "Traversing Yukon Landscapes", an exhibition at the Yukon Arts Centre Public Gallery. Read more

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In "North of Myth", Whitehorse artist Joyce Majiski examines romanticized and nostalgic ideas about the North using monoprints, drawings and photographs. Read more

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"Artist Kara Sievewright on the Chilkoot Trail"

Photo by Genesee Keevil

Kara Sievewright expected solitude, gold-rush history and the odd grizzly during her two-week artist residency on the Chilkoot Trail. Read more

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A new exhibition of black and white photographs of Kluane National Park and Reserve’s high mountain country opens on November 3, 2013 at the Haines Junction Convention Centre. The exhibition is curated by the Yukon Arts Centre’s Jessica Vellenga. Read more

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"From the Outer Edges" features landscape paintings of three remote national parks by Whitehorse artist Jane Isakson. Read more

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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. Read more

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The Yukon Transportation Museum had a plane they wanted people to warm up to. The DC-3, mounted on a pole outside the museum, right beside the Alaska highway, works as Canada’s biggest weathervane, even if it doesn’t fly anymore. Read more

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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. Read more

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Jennifer Crane, Mary Beth Edelson, Teresa Hubbard & Alexander Birchler, Nate Larson, Chris Marker, Edweard Muybridge, Alain Paiement, Yvette Poorter, Charles Stankievech, Mario Villeneuve. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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The Yukon Arts Centre invites artists from across the country to the Canada Winter Games. Read more

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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. Read more

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