Thursday, January 17, 7:30, KIAC Ballroom, Admission by Donation Director: Darlene Naponse, Canada, 2018, 18A, 98 minutes Tantoo Cardinal shines as a world-famous Anishinaabe musician who returns to the reserve to rest and recharge — only to discover that fame (and the outside world) are not easily left behind, in writer-director Darlene Naponse’s riveting portrait of resilience […]
Coming Soon! April 18-21,. Our 20th Year! Check out our website for upcoming events!
January 29th & 30th – Ages 12 – 25, 3:30 PM.The Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Youth Centre presents a free Hip Hop Workshop with the Snotty Nose Rez Kids and DJ Kookum. Snotty Nose Rez Kids are a hip-hop duo from the Haisla Nation of the Haislakala speaking people. Recreating their identities within their own contexts, they […]
Call for submissions for 2020 are now open. ODD Gallery Deadline March 1, 2019. For details and forms click here. KIAC Residency Deadline April 1, 2019For details and forms click here.
Moving into its 18th year, YAE is an annual four-day art program for Yukon youth hosted by the Klondike Institute of Art & Culture in Dawson City. Artistically-inclined youth ages 14-18 travel from across the Yukon to take part in intensive workshops with a professional artist. Students will choose one of three courses to study […]
KIAC MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION | …ONLY IN DAWSON Jan 25 – Feb 22, 2019 Opening reception Friday, January 25, 7:00pm* “… only in Dawson”. How many times have you heard this phrase uttered by similarly perplexed spectators? Or how many times have you gleefully shouted this phrase from the centre of the spectacle? Dawson is a place […]
Fundamentals for Professional Artists with Lulu Keating This workshop starts with recognizing obstacles and dismantling them, then setting realistic goals to grow your portfolio, your network and your experience. Dates: June 5th, 6-9pm Location: KIAC Ballroom Cost: $10 KIAC Members / $12 Non-Members Age: Adult Level: All Levels Supplies: none To register, call KIAC at 993-5005 or […]
From May 30 – June 3, 2018, you can soak up literary readings and printmaking workshops at the 7th annual Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival. Between events, there’s time to find a geocached poem, join an open mic at The Westminster, or assist the world’s first dog team-powered printing press as six sled […]
Hand Embroidery Basics with Jody Beaumont Back by popular demand! This workshop focuses on a basic exploration of hand embroidery with a focus on learning by doing. Participants will learn and practice basic stitches by creating a hooped wall hanging. Starting with a general exploration of hand embroidery styles and possibilities, we will move into […]
Sat, May 26th at the KIAC Ballroom 4:00 – National Drone Day event a variety of live sound experiments with local artists. Free & all ages. A variety of live sound experiments with local artists. Free & all ages. Part of a National network of annual events celebrating drone, experimental, and ambient music. droneday.org/ 8:00 – […]
Thanks to Petunia & The Vipers, with local opening act The Dead Wild, KIAC’s 20/20 Anniversary Celebrations and Fundraising Campaign is off to a rockin’ start! Don’t worry if you missed it – we’ve got 20 events in 20 months and other ways you can participate. HELD IN PARTNERSHIP WITH KLONDIKE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITES: […]
We welcome back Petunia and the Vipers for a evening of great music and dancing at the Palace Grand Theatre. May 19th Doors open at 8:00. Opening act Dead Wild at 8:30. Tickets on sale May 1st. Advance Tickets $25 ( $20 for KIAC members) At the door: $30 Petunia & The Vipers formed in […]
Could an old woman’s wisdom save the world? Join us May 9 for Gwaandak Theatre’s production of The Unplugging By Yvette Nolan Directed by Reneltta Arluk Starring Heather Majaury, Mary Sloan and Aaron M. Wells When the world becomes unplugged, a pair of exiled older women retreat to the frozen moonlit land, retrieving wisdom from […]
Do you have an artistic skill that you would like to share with others? KIAC Members who are practicing artists/crafters have the opportunity to teach arts/crafts-related classes at KIAC. We are open to offering workshops in a variety of different mediums for all skill levels, from beginner to working professional. Examples of past workshops: Intro […]
YUKON SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS | YEAR END STUDENT EXHIBITIONS April 27 – May 9, 2018 Opening April 27, 2018 6-7pm SOVA Gallery 7-8pm KIAC Ballroom 8-9pm ODD Gallery Noah Barber | Riley Brennan | Leah Byrne | Alex Coyne | Faith Dimen | Chris Dufois | Linda Glass Davina Harker | Annie Jonsgaard | Polina Pashkova | Robin Sharp | Dawson Smith | Deirdre Sokolowska Viewing Hours ODD Gallery: Tuesday to Friday, 10am-5pm. Saturday, 12-5pm SOVA Gallery: Monday […]
Thursday, May 3, 7:30pm, KIAC Ballroom “My work attempts to contextualize industrial interactions with the landscape, exposing cultural norms related to class, personal anecdote and geography – the sense and sensibility of living in and around extraction sites, as informed by my experiences in northern Alberta and Newfoundland. I use found objects that I modify and contextualize […]
Current Artist in Resident Liljana Mead Martin will share some of her work with us on Tuesday, April 24 at 7:30pm in the KIAC Ballroom. Come on out a see her work and find out what she is working on while in Dawson City! Free event! Liljana Mead Martin is an interdisciplinary artist based in […]
APRIL 18, KIAC BALLROOM, FREE ADMISSION, Doors at 7, Film at 7:30 BIRDLAND, Peter Lynch, Canada, 2018, 89 minutes Sheila Hood is an ex-cop whose marriage is on the rocks. Rather than confronting her husband about an affair, she hides surveillance cameras in her home and watches his transgressions, becoming a voyeur of her own […]
A fundraiser for the Dawson City International Short Film Festival. Diamond Tooth Gerties. Saturday, April 14th. Doors at 7pm, Film at 8pm Admission by Donation. GERMANY – 2013 – 101 MIN – COLOUR – FEATURE – IN GERMAN & ENGLISH (with subtitles) A FILM BY THOMAS ARSLAN Summer 1898. Canada during the Klondike Gold Rush. […]
The Yukon Comedy Festival comes to Dawson City! Join us as we bring some of the biggest up-and-coming acts from California, Alabama..and beyond. Join us for a night of hilarity, the likes Dawson has ever seen! Tickets are $20 This is a separately ticketed event from the Yukon Comedy Festival. Tickets can be purchased at […]
Our program is now live! Check it out and plan your weekend! Plan your weekend! Over 80 films from near and far, workshops, street parties and more! Web Site or E-version A huge thank to all the volunteers that make this happen and to our sponsors! Presenting sponsor: Yukon Energy The Canada Council for the […]
Klondike Institute of Art & Culture (KIAC) & Youth Art Enrichment presents: Hip Hop in the KIAC Ballroom Featuring: B CRAY LOCAL BOY Tahltan Havoc Jeremy Parkin Naycha Noise Calm Rivers doors open at 8pm, Show @ 8:30pm Adults $10 – Youth PWYC This will be an alcohol-free event!
The Confluence Series at the SOVA Gallery is a DIY community exhibition series which offers a space for KIAC members working in any medium to exhibit their artwork throughout the summer months. The SOVA Gallery is located in the Yukon School of Visual Arts at 3rd and Queen in Dawson City. Regular Gallery Viewing hours: […]