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Artist Opportunities

The Yukon Arts Centre has partnered with many organizations to offer a wide variety of artist residencies for the performing and visual arts. These unique opportunities offer artists the chance to develop and work on new projects.

@YAC Residency

An emphasis on the performing arts – dance, music, opera, musical theatre and interdisciplinary performance.

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Jenni House Artist Residency

A studio space for artists to develop their projects on the banks of the Yukon River in Whitehorse.

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Kluane National Park Artist Residency

An opportunity for established visual artists to pursue work that brings together science and art through connection with the landscape of the park.

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A photo of the front entrance of the Yukon Prize exhibition with artwork in the background.

Yukon Prize for Visual Arts

The prize is open to Yukon artists working in any medium, including painting, carving, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, electronic media, photography, textiles, glass, regalia, jewelry and drawing.

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Tombstone Artist Residency

Open to emerging and established Yukon visual artists. One artist will be awarded a campground residency based in Tombstone Territorial Park / Ddhäl Ch'èl Cha Nän.

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Exhibiting and Performing

The Yukon Arts Centre team is always open to hearing about new projects and opportunities to collaborate.

The annual Gallery season (Main Gallery, Community Gallery, Youth Gallery) is curated by Mary Bradshaw, The Director of Visual Arts.

Our Presentation Series and Hanging Sky Tour is programmed by Michelle Emslie, Director of Programming.

If you have an idea of opportunity you would like to discuss with YAC, please use the following contact info.

Gallery Exhibitions


Mary Bradshaw

Director of Visual Arts

Presentations and Rural Touring


Michele Emslie

Director of Programming