The Yukon Arts Centre is passionate about encouraging young Yukon artists. We aim to inspire young and old alike by showcasing the creative pursuits of youth from across the Yukon and to provide them with a space where their work can be celebrated, explored, discussed and enjoyed. Art is an important way for young people to express themselves visually, and when other young people are exposed to the work of their peers, they are shown the tools to find their own expressive, artistic language. The experience is a whole new way to explore the northern world we share.
HOW TO BE AN EXHIBITOR
With the generous support of ATCO Electric Yukon, the YAC offers a professional gallery setting to display artworks in the main Yukon Arts Centre building. Organizations or individuals can submit a proposal for a month long exhibition at the ATCO Electric Yukon Youth Gallery. Exhibitors have included Camp Raven summer campers, Association Franco-Yukonnaise, Goldenhorn Elementary School, and The Heart of Riverdale Community Centre.
For more information or to apply to be an exhibitor, contact Mary Bradshaw, at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 867-667-8485.
Proudly presented by ATCO Electric Yukon
A tender moment shared a the ATCO Youth Gallery Opening, Sept 2018.
At the Yukon Arts Centre Public Art Gallery, we bring learning to life through the visual arts. Our guided school tours will take you through our exhibitions with the aim of nurturing the next generation of artists and art lovers by introducing tools to foster artistic literacy and encouraging students to think critically about visual images. Opening up the world of art allows young people to find meaning in creative expression. And of course, pleasure! Back in the classroom, students will discover a new connection to their culture, history and environments. Our tours are free and in addition to our general comprehensive tours, we can also work with groups to specialize tours according to school curriculums.
Tours are Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
*Special arrangements can be made for tours outside of regular hours.
To book your tour, or for more information, contact:
*Funding for bus transportation is provided by the City of Whitehorse and offered on a first come, first served basis
ART TALK BACKS, THEATRE TALK BACKS & MASTER CLASSES
At the Yukon Arts Centre, we find every opportunity to make the most of our visiting artists. This includes master classes with visiting orchestra members and conductors, talks and workshops with actors from theatre productions, art workshops and talks with visual artists, to name but a few of what we have to offer. Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.
For more information about Theatre Talk Backs contact:
Assistant Venue Coordinator
KASEY RAE ANDERSON