Yukon Riverside Arts Festival – Call for Artist Proposals

The Klondike Institute of Art & Culture is seeking proposals for the presentation of new work in all mediums at the 20th Annual Although the 20th annual Yukon Riverside Arts Festival will not be a conventional gathering, we wish to celebrate Dawson City’s creative spirit by supporting the creation and presentation of new work in manners deemed safe by public health professionals.

Yukon Riverside Arts Festival around Discovery Days weekend, Aug 13 – 16, 2020. This is an open call to Yukon / Regional artists and collectives at any stage of their artistic practices to propose projects, workshops, cultural practices, installations, performances, writings, film, new media, talks, demonstrations, collaborations, exhibitions, exchanges, questions and connections in whatever shape, duration, platform, mode of distribution you imagine them taking.

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KIAC’s Response to COVID-19

April 1st, 2020

The Klondike Institute of Art & Culture plays an important role not only as a pillar of the Yukon arts and culture sector, but also as a community gathering place. Such a responsibility necessitates that we prioritize protecting and supporting our visitors, staff, volunteers and greater community. Due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and as per the continued recommendations of the Yukon Chief Medical Officer of Health, KIAC will support the health and wellness of our community in the following ways:

Effective 5:00pm Tuesday March 17th

All current KIAC programs/presentations are suspended until further notice;
All future programming/presentations are subject to review (see below list for upcoming special events);
KIAC building will be closed to the public until further notice.

Special Events

Youth Art Enrichment 2020: cancelled
Dawson City International Film Festival: postponed until Fall 2020
Print & Publishing Festival: postponed until late Summer

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