Tickets for the 2023 Yukon Prize Gala are now on sale at yukontickets.com!
The Yukon Prize Gala is the culmination of a weekend-long celebration of the Yukon creative community from September 14-16 in Whitehorse. Most events are free and open to the public, except for the Saturday night Gala which is a ticketed event. Gala ticket holders will enjoy canapés provided by 6 Yukon caterers inspired by the 6 Yukon Prize finalists, refreshments, entertainment by Yukon performers and the announcement of the 2023 Yukon Prize recipient.
Upcoming Yukon Prize events
- September 14-16, 2023
Join us in Whitehorse to for the Yukon Prize Celebration Weekend to honour the accomplishments of Yukon artists and participate in a weekend of programming tailored to Yukon artists and art lovers. Art crawl, art talks, gallery tours, Gala awards event and more! If you are coming from out of town you should book your hotel now, as hotel rooms in Whitehorse are limited.
- Thursday September 14, 2023 5-7 pm
Exhibition of Yukon Prize Finalists’ work opens at the Yukon Arts Centre in Whitehorse, YT. Opening reception with refreshments from 5 – 7 pm
- Friday September 15, 2023, 4-8pm
Air North Art Crawl throughout downtown Whitehorse
- Saturday September 16, 2023, 10 am-4 pm
Panel discussions, free lunch, artist led tours of the Finalists’ show, workshops and a chance to mingle and meet fellow artists and art appreciators
- Saturday September 16, 2023, 6-9pm
Yukon Prize Gala at the Yukon Arts Centre – buy your tickets at yukontickets.com
- November, 2023
Exhibition closes at Yukon Arts Centre, Casino Mining Viewers’ Choice award is announced.
Jackie Olson, 2023 longlisted artist, recently launched a website dedicated to the exhibition “Dire“ which brings attention to the massive decline of salmon populations in the Yukon.
Exhibited artists include: Jackie Olson, Darcy Tara McDiarmid, Kaylyn Baker (2023 Yukon Prize finalist), Faye Chamberlain, Elaine D. Alexie and Shirley Adamson. Curated by Jackie Olson.
Image c/o Dire website
Please support the Yukon Prize
To make a charitable donation online to support Yukon art and artists through the Yukon Prize, please donate through our partner, the Yukon Arts Foundation, via Canada Helps.
Where you see the heading: “Apply your donation to a specific fund set up by this charity” select “Yukon Prize for Visual Arts” from the drop down menu.
You will receive a charitable donation receipt immediately by email from Canada Helps, identifying your support for the Yukon Prize for Visual Arts.