Do you have plans this long weekend? Interested in visiting some local art galleries? The Yukon Arts Centre will be closed Easter Friday and Monday, but open to the public Saturday, April 4th from 12pm - 5pm.


Don’t miss the two exhibitions exploring themes of love and heartbreak, Sonja Ahlers: War in Peace and the Museum of Broken Relationships on display in the Public Gallery!
There are also many exciting and sure to be beautiful art openings happening around town. Take a look below at what’s going on in the art world this weekend. 

 


@ The Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre in the Hude Nìù Kú Gallery
Gēs Tu’è - T’Ahéeni - Gyò Chúa - M’Clintock River
Opening Reception April 1 at 5pm
The M’Clintock River area is the heart of the original Tagish Kwan territory. Together with the so tires and traditional knowledge front he elders, the physical traces left on the landscape— the cabins and ancient campsites— tell the story of where people came from and how they lived long ago.


@ Arts Underground, 15-305 Main Street
Northern Fibres Guild
Opening Reception April 2 at 5pm
A public educational component consisting of photos, written explanations, and partially completed work to demonstrate the process of turning raw sheared fleece into yarn or felt and then into finished knitted or woven garments. The exhibition is based off of a Shearing to Shawl activity which took place at the Northern Fibres Guild Spring Retreat in 2014. Alpaca fleece sheared at Midnight Sun Alpaca Farm.


@ Yukon Artists at Work, 4129 4th Avenue 
Raven Rules
Opening Reception Thursday, April 2 at 5pm
Paintings by Heidi Hehn


@ Northern Front Studio, Waterfront Station
Flight
Opening Reception April 2 at 5pm
A team show by Susan Walton and Nicole Bauberger inspired by an impulsive trip to Spain last fall
paintings, drawings, assemblages and installation as well as a place where you can draw birds if you want.

@ North End Gallery, 1116 Front Street
Catherine Deer: Elements
Opening Reception April 10
New works in charcoal by Catherine Deer; a visual exploration of how nature feeds our imaginations.