Apply to the 2019 Yukon Riverside Arts Festival

The Yukon Riverside Arts Festival provides an accessible environment for community members and visitors to interact with and celebrate the arts. The Festival welcomes artists practicing traditional and contemporary art forms and features exhibitions, artist demonstrations, lectures, live music, art installations, and art market, and more!


OPENING NIGHT GALLERY HOP

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

The opening night Gallery Hop is a community-building event in which local galleries, businesses, cafes, etc, open their doors to the public for an evening of art appreciation! Local artists and businesses may apply to be one of the “stops” visited during the Gallery Hop.
Gallery Hop Application Form


DEMONSTRATING ARTISTS (DEMO TENT)

1 – 4 PM, Saturday, August 17th 2019
1 – 4 PM, Sunday, August 18th 2019

The Artist Demonstration Tent (located on front street, between the gazebo and the Art Market) will be open Saturday and Sunday of the festival and will offer a wide variety of artist demonstrations, many of them interactive (hands-on!) and kid-friendly. Demonstrating Artists engage with the public during set hours on the  Saturday and/or Sunday of the festival. Your artistic demonstration can be hands-on or hands-off, though we do encourage a hands-on element.

Examples of demonstrations we’ve had in the past are: wood carving, stained glass, porcupine quill weaving, beading, printmaking, willow weaving, etc. You will have the option of applying for one or both days.
Demo Artist Application Form


INDEPENDENT PROJECTS, INSTALLATIONS, & EXHIBITIONS

Times/Dates up to you!

We are proud to showcase installations, exhibitions, and activities scattered around town; these projects are varied in structure and duration so the feasibility of each application will be considered on a case by case basis.
Examples of successful projects we’ve had in the past in this category are: installation art, lecture series, artists talks, performance art, film installations, micro-exhibitions/installations, etc. Think outside the box! We love innovative venues and ideas.
Independent Project Application Form


MUSICIANS & BANDS

Friday, August 16th, 2019
Saturday, August 17th 2019
Sunday, August 18th 2019

The live music stage is located in the main festival grounds (on front street, next to the Art Market). Interested musicians may apply for time slots on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Set times will be discussed closer to the Festival.
Musician & Band Application Form


ART & CRAFT MARKET

Friday, August 16th, 2019 (Tentative)
Saturday, August 17th 2019
Sunday, August 18th 2019

Artists wishing to sell their handmade art are welcome to reserve a table for the Saturday and/or Sunday of the festival by contacting Festival Coordinator Courtney Wallace at admin@kiac.ca or call (867)993-5005.

Tables must be run by the artist (or by someone chosen by the artist), so keep that in mind should you also be interested in applying as a Demonstrating Artist. The Art Market will be buzzing with many community members and visitors that love to support local artists. Table prices for the weekend are: $50 for KIAC Members OR $60 for non-members, payable upon registration.


For more information, please contact Courtney Wallace at admin@kiac.ca or call (867)993-5005.