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Sep 13 2019

Of myths and motherboards

By Amy Kenny Lillian Loponen’s family is spread across Canada, but her most recent exhibition at the Yukon Arts Centre Gall...
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Aug 28 2019

Art collection going digital

By Amy Kenny The Yukon Arts Centre is about to launch the first digitized collection of work in the Yukon, a significant move for...
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Aug 20 2019

To make a memory

By Amy Kenny There’s something about working with your hands that changes the conversations you have, says Sonya Kelliher-C...
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Aug 05 2019

Programming priceless experiences

By Amy Kenny When Michele Emslie looks at the crowd milling around the lobby of the Yukon Arts Centre before a show, she’s ...
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Jul 25 2019

A conversation on the arts

Come join a conversation about the arts with Canada Council for the Arts Director and CEO Simon Brault as part of his tour of nort...
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Jul 24 2019

Yukon youth receive awards to write music

Four Yukon youth will be receiving $675 each from the Inspire Song – North for 90 Award to help them write original music. ...
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Jul 19 2019

Putting on the breaks

By Amy Kenny In a northern example of the butterfly effect, the slow speeds of yesterday’s Internet may be responsible for ...
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Jun 25 2019

Out Innerspace wants to limbo with Whitehorse  

By Amy Kenny Tiffany Tregarthen is an expert when it comes to dance, but she tries not to think about it that way when she’...
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May 29 2019

Yukon weaver and carver showcased in new exhibit

By Amy Kenny Ann Smith and Brian Walker sit side by side in the shade of the trees on their Long Lake property. The branches and ...
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May 22 2019

A Tribe Called Red performing at Adäka Festival

The Yukon Arts Centre and Adäka Cultural Festival are co-presenting the Canadian DJ collective A Tribe Called Red as the head...
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May 14 2019

Read all about it: Newsies coming to town

By Amy Kenny Angela Drainville admits it. Founding the Yukon Theatre for Young People was a selfish move. “I have two teen...
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May 01 2019

Moppets to invade Whitehorse

The Yukon Arts Centre is holding its first kids festival on May 18, called the Midnight Sun Moppets Children's Festival. This...
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Apr 25 2019

Mittens needed for art exhibit

Mittens and gloves are needed on loan from the public for an upcoming exhibit at the Yukon Arts Centre Gallery. They are for an a...
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Apr 19 2019

Opera is the rock concert of classical music

By Amy Kenny Julie Nesrallah knows what you’re thinking, but she isn’t snobby, despite the opera singing. “I&r...
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Apr 04 2019

Zeitgeist Cabaret comes to the Old Fire Hall

By Amy Kenny It’s like the tapas bar of theatre. That’s how Jacob Richmond characterizes North of the Sixtieth Parall...
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Mar 25 2019

Tentrees opening for Donovan Woods show

Award nominated Yukon singer/songwriter Gordie Tentrees will open up for Donovan Woods and the Opposition at the Yukon Arts Centre...
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Mar 20 2019

Great opportunities for Yukon artists

The Yukon Arts Centre is now offering two incredible opportunities for Yukon artists. The @YAC Residency is a commitment to the o...
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Mar 06 2019

Four new exhibits open for March 7 art extravaganza

By Amy Kenny When Jane Isakson and Kaisu Koivisto opened their exhibition in the main gallery at the Yukon Arts Centre this March...
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Feb 21 2019

Coming to Whitehorse: a collaboration between members of Arcade Fire and the Peggy Baker Dance Project

By Amy Kenny Peggy Baker’s new project, who we are in the dark, may resonate differently during a Yukon winter than it does el...
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Feb 14 2019

An evening artist talk with Lisa Lambert and Brooke Maxwell

The Guild Hall and the Yukon Arts Centre present an evening talk with Tony Award Winning Composer Lisa Lambert (The Drowsy Chapero...
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Feb 11 2019

Steven Page to lead Yukon Arts Centre’s spring/summer lineup

Former Barenaked Ladies singer Steven Page leads off The Yukon Arts Centre’s spring and summer lineup with a concert in April, ...
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Feb 07 2019

New administrator of Culture Quest Fund announced

The Dawson City Arts Society will now take over the administering of the Culture Quest Fund from the Yukon Arts Centre. Jo...
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Jan 29 2019

Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency Deadline

APPLY NOW for the Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency. The deadline is fast approaching on Friday, February 1 2019. Watch the video be...
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Jan 10 2019


With generous support from Lotteries Yukon, the Yukon Arts Centre has been able to purchase all new theatre curtains, and supply s...
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Snotty Nose Rez Kids, William Prince, Donovan Woods, and more.

Dec 04 2018


As the Yukon Arts Centre’s 2018-19 season comes to a close this March, we are heading out with performances by some of Canada’...
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Oct 25 2018


Inspired by the exhibition catalogue for Native Fashion Now produced by the Peabody Essex Museum, the initial idea for A Study of ...
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Oct 18 2018


Here in the Yukon Territory, we’re so fortunate to be surrounded by incredible artists. Playwrights, actors, musicians, painters...
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Aug 24 2018


Dear Patron, I am thrilled to welcome you to the start of the Yukon Arts Centre’s 2018-2019 season, featuring artists from acr...
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