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KIAC Art & Craft Fair
November 25, 2020 - November 29, 2020
Shop local and support our artists, crafters and makers this holiday.
This year’s fair will be stretched out over an extended period, with lower numbers of shoppers in the space at a time to allow for physical distancing.
Please book your shopping time in advance via this link
Wednesday, Nov 25: 4 – 6pm
Thursday, Nov 26: 10am – 12pm & 4-6pm
Friday, Nov 27: 10am – 12pm & 4-6pm
Saturday & Sunday, Nov 28/29: 1 – 4pm
Upstairs, in the KIAC Ballroom
*Each slot is for 1 person and potentially one child (who must remain with caregiver at all times). Please book multiple spots if you are a family or a bubble of friends.
*Timeslots are 1 hour (including checkout)
*Masks are required (over the age of 5)
*Please follow signage and volunteer directions
*Cash, debit, VISA, MC accepted
*Bring your own shopping bags
*Drop-in shopping may be accommodated if we are not at capacity. Feel free to pop by to check in with our volunteers.
*If you need assistance with the elevator or anything else please let our volunteers know
*No concession or kid’s table this year
Threadsnorth – Civil Twilight Leather – Lunar Lixirs – Kimberley Edgar -Rockpile Remedies – Rebekah Miller – Dan Brown-Hozjan – Bennie Allain- Chelsea Charlie – Joann Vriend – Clive Betts + Family – Jasmin Stange – Karen Olito – Amy Ball – Erika Viollette – Wanda Jackel – Sherry Masters – Saskia Robbins + Family – Naomi Headdy – Laurel Betts + Sonja Stephenson – Penny Soderlund – Yukon School of Visual Arts – Joanne Sherrard – Suzanne Crocker – Dawson City Music Festival – CFYT Radio – and more!
- Masks are required
- Maintain physical distancing – remain 2 meters apart from anyone who is not in your bubble
- Wash hands regularly
- Do not attend if you are feeling unwell
- Do not attend if you have been outside the territory in the past 14 days
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 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.
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
The Confluence Series at the SOVA Gallery is a 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.
Learn more about the Confluence Gallery schedule and calls for submissions
Kids & Youth Programs
Kids & youth activities include: music lessons, art classes, dance classes, book readings, toddler classes, after-school programs.
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 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.