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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 northern communities. This meeting will provide members of the artistic community with an opportunity to hear about the Canada Council’s funding approach and recent investments in Yukon directly from Simon Brault and for the artistic community to share some of their successes and challenges. 

Julie Dobbin, program officer for Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples, will also be attending the sessions.  She will be available afterwards to answer any questions Indigenous artists and arts organizations may have about the program.

When and Where:
Wednesday August 14, 2019
12:00 pm to 1:45 pm
NorthLight Innovation Center
2180 2nd Avenue
A catered lunch will be provided.

Friday August 16, 2019
10:00 am to 11:45 am
Klondike Institute of Art & Culture
902 2nd Avenue
Dawson City
Light refreshments will be provided.

Presented in partnership with the Yukon Government Department of Tourism and Culture

The sessions will be presented in English. Simon and Julie will be able to answer questions in both official languages during each session. A conversation in French can also be organized upon request.

Click here to RSVP and reserve your spot, by Thursday August 8, 2019.
Please make sure to answer all the questions included in the RSVP email. 
To request sign language interpretation or access-related supports, please email by
12:00 pm, Thursday August 8, 2019