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Scrabble Workshop with Charles Atlas Sheppard

May 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Admission by Donation

Scrabble Tournament & Workshop

Show off your Scrabble skills and help raise some funds for ODD Gallery and KIAC Artist in Residence programming.

Scrabble Workshop 
with Charles Atlas Sheppard
Sunday, May 5th, 5 – 7pm in the KIAC Ballroom
Admission by donation
How to be a better player. Two and three letter words. Hooks. Rack management. Word lists. There is much to learn….!
Bring a board if you can. We’ll start with a discussion and end with a game.


Scrabble Tournament
Sunday, June 2nd, late afternoon in the KIAC Ballroom
$20 to participate
Experienced tournament players Charles Atlas Sheppard and Risa Horowitz (visiting artist in residence) will host this tournament. Buy in to compete or come watch and share some refreshments.
More details TBA.

Official Tournament Word List dictionary will be used.


May 5, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Admission by Donation
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Klondike Institute of Art & Culture (KIAC)
902 Second Avenue
Dawson City, Y0B1G0 Canada
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Artist In Residence Activities & Outreach

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!

Activities include artist talks, studio tours, and more.

Film Events

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.

Activities include film screenings, film selections, 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!

Confluence Gallery

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.

Activities include gallery viewing hours, exhibition openings, artist talks, and more.

Kids & Youth

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.

Activities include: music lessons, art classes, dance classes, book readings, toddler classes, after-school programs.

Performing Arts

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.

Activities include: concerts, theatre and dance performances, radio broadcasts, workshops, and more.