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July 9, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Another year is upon us, and we are excited to share what we’ve been up to. KIAC’s 2020 Annual General Meeting (2019 fiscal year) will be held online! The AGM will take place Thursday, July 9 at 6:30 PM over Zoom. Please download Zoom in advance for free and ensure that you will have access to the internet or cellular data at the time of the meeting.
All are welcome to attend the AGM but only KIAC members in good standing can vote and make/second motions, which will be done via the chat feature. Memberships can easily be purchased through our office (993-5005) or online here through EventBrite. More info; https://kiac.ca/join-give/membership/

AGM Schedule

July 9th, 6:30pm Annual Reports* Election of ODD Gallery Committee Election of DCAS Board of Directors Voice of Membership *Reports: 2020 AGM Package 2019 Financial Statements Accountant (BDO) Letter of Representation Please review the documents before or during the AGM. 

KIAC / DCAS wants you!

Are you interested in influencing the future of the Dawson City Arts Society / Klondike Institute of Art & Culture? There are 6 upcoming positions on the DCAS Board of Directors! Contact Marie-Claire at executivedirector@kiac.ca or 993-5005 if you have any questions.

2020 KIAC AGM Meeting Link

Meeting ID: 874 3766 6769 Password: 151221 Attendees may participate via telephone at 1 855 703 8985

Zoom Instructions & Etiquette

  1. Click on the link below which will prompt you to download or open Zoom
  2. You will be placed in a virtual waiting room until the AGM starts at 6:30pm
  3. Upon joining, your microphone will be muted.
  4. If you would like to ask a question, make or second a motion, or vote, please type it using the chat function (rather than un-muting your mic or raising your hand)
New to Zoom before or in need of a refresher? Here’s a brief tutorial!

How to Join a Zoom Meeting By Telephone

Zoom meetings can be accessed from any regular telephone. Call 1 855 703 8985 Enter the 9-Digit Meeting ID Number you’ll hear: “Welcome to ZOOM. Enter your Meeting ID, followed by pound” Using your telephone keypad, enter the 9-Digit Meeting ID: 874 3766 6769 The passcode is: 151221 You will be automatically muted when you join. If you wish to speak, please dial *9 and a member of the board will be notified. At the appropriate time, you will have the opportunity to speak.


Please contact the KIAC office is you have any questions or you would like to more information. We hope to see you there!
DCAS Board of Directors and KIAC Staff
****For DCAS Board Election**** KIAC Members who attended the AGM may vote for up to 6 of the following candidates: Amy Ball Ben Rudis Annie Keirans Justine Hobbes Pascale Youkali Menard Ismael Franklin Doiron Peter Menzies You may vote by sending me your top 6. The communication options are as follows: 1. email executivedirector@kiac.ca 2. call or text 581-232-1131 SUBMIT YOUR VOTE BY 10PM THIS EVENING If you need to update your membership, head to our eventbrite


July 9, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Dawson City, Yukon Territory Y0B1G0 Canada


Klondike Institute of Art & Culture (KIAC)

Learn More About…

Artist In Residence Activities & Outreach

Artist in Residence activities include artist talks, studio tours, interactive events, and more.

Founded in 2001, in a partnership with Parks Canada, the KIAC Artist in Residence Program has welcomed over 300 talented artists, musicians and filmmakers to Dawson City from all regions of Canada and around the world. Our alumni include Sobey Art Award nominees, Western Canada Music Award winners, and prize-winning filmmakers from film festivals across the globe.

Check out the current Artists in Residence

Film Events

Film activities include film screenings, film selections, and more.

KIAC is proud to host an exciting roster of film screenings and film-related events throughout the year, such as the 48 Hour Film Challenge and Dawson City International Short Film Festival, numerous workshops, and other opportunities.


Exhibition activities include gallery viewing hours, exhibition openings, artist talks, calls for submissions, and more.

ODD Gallery

The ODD Gallery, located in the Dënäkär Zho / KIAC building, presents a wide array of outreach programming including artist talks, openings, lectures, screenings, youth programs and other special events. Gallery programming fosters professionalism and appreciation of regional visual arts practice, and provides the community with exposure and access to a diverse range of contemporary visual arts practices and theories in a remote, northern setting.

Check out the current exhibition

Kids & Youth Programs

Kids & youth activities include: music lessons, art classes, dance classes, book readings, toddler classes, after-school programs.

Year-Round Programming

Kids and Youth (toddler to teen) programming ranges from music lessons (vocals, piano) to dance class (ballet, hip hop, and more), to hands-on workshops (pottery, screen-printing, animation and more) and is offered regularly throughout the year. KIAC strives to subsidize Kids & Youth programs as much as possible via grants and funding. Programming ranges from free Drop-Ins to registered weekly programs.

Youth Art Enrichment

Youth Art Enrichment 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 led by professional artists. Students choose one of three mediums to study for the duration of the program, learning new skills, techniques, and ways to creatively make artwork for the world to see. The mediums change every year: we have offered printmaking, animation, painting, carving, stained glass, illustration, improv, and much more over the last two decades.

Learn more about Youth Art Enrichment

Performing Arts

Performing arts activities include: concerts, theatre and dance performances, open mics, radio broadcasts, special events, and more.

KIAC presents a year-round professional performing arts series in the beautiful second floor Ballroom that actively engages our community and provides inspiring performance opportunities for international, national, and regional artists in many disciplines. Our diverse programming includes jazz, classical, folk & roots, experimental, dance, theatre, and more.


Workshops include: weekly drop-ins, registered programs, weekend workshops, and more.

KIAC presents a year-round schedule of educational opportunities ranging from drop in programs (pottery, screenprinting, seniors painting, concert band), to registered workshops (dance, music, film, visual art, craft, textiles, etc), to professional development opportunities for artists (grant writing, artwork documentation, etc).

Learn more about registration, upcoming courses, and outreach activities.