The Yukon Riverside Arts Festival has been proudly presented by the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC) since 2001. It is a celebration of arts, music, and culture featuring the work of local and regional artists, artisans, and crafters across a wide range of mediums. The festival includes workshops, an artist market and demonstrations, live music, a gallery hop, kids activities, and more. Check out the archives from recent years!
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June 1 – 4, 2023
FULL SCHEDULE HERE
Are you an artist, creator, or performer? Learn more about:
– the Demo Tent
– the Artists Market
– the Gallery Hop
– the Live Music Stage
Most, if not all, YRAF programming is free! Join us for a gorgeous weekend of celebrations and fun.
Download our schedule at a glance here!
All hands on deck! KIAC has a wide range of volunteer opportunities available leading up to and during the event. KIAC thanks you in advance for your community support.
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Pop-Up Exhibition by Bennie Allain
Sign by RJ Santos
Claire Ness at the Live Music Stage
Installation by Aleks Bartosik
Blacksmithing with YukonStruct
Workshop with Coco Nielsen
YRAF Merch at the Artist Market
Workshop with Jasmina Majcenic
Printmaking at the Dawson Daily News
Ink Workshop with Coco Nielsen
Riverside Park sites open from 1 to 6 pm on Saturday June 3rd and Sunday June 4th
Try your hand at various art and craft mediums! The Demo tent is free for all and located on Front Street.
Live Music Stage
Sit in the sun and enjoy local and regional music. The music stage has something for everyone!
ODD & Confluence Galleries
Stop by year-round to see the current exhibition in the ODD Gallery or the current exhibition in the seasonal Confluence Gallery.
From May to September, KIAC operates a weekly Artist Market next to the Farmer’s Market. Get your unique YRAF merch here!
Come on down to Front Street for kids music, games, art, and other family-friendly fun!
Check out local artwork in a variety of new and unconventional venues – one night only!
GET YOUR MAP HERE!