Business AND Arts After Hours (BAAAH)
Thursday, November 9 from 5-7 pm at the Yukon Arts Centre
The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts, the Yukon Arts Foundation, the Yukon Arts Centre, the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce and Casino Mining are sponsoring the first ever Business AND Arts After Hours at the Yukon Arts Centre. Attendees can expect to:
- View the 2023 Yukon Prize Finalists’ Exhibition, including artwork by the Yukon Prize for Visual Arts’ $20,000 recipient, Kaylyn Baker and the five finalists
- Find out who visitors to the Finalists’ Exhibition have chosen for the $3,000 Yukon Prize Casino Mining Viewers’ Choice Award
- Be the first to see the 2023 Yukon Prize Exhibition Catalogue
- Learn about the Yukon Arts Foundation, the Yukon Prize for Visual Arts and the multi-million-dollar Yukon art industry
- Enjoy fine hors d’oeuvres by local caterers Cedar & Sage; cash bar
- Chat with other artists, art appreciators and people in the business community
This is a free event, but advance registration is required: email@example.com
Yukon Prize Celebration Weekend panel discussions now available online
Videos of two panel discussions from the Yukon Prize Celebration Weekend can now be viewed online.
What I Look for in Contemporary Art: Yukon Prize Jurors Dr. Heather Igloliorte, Michelle Jacques and Sarah Milroy
2023 Yukon Prize Jurors, Dr. Heather Igloliorte, Michelle Jacques and Sarah Milroy talk about the process of jurying the 2023 Yukon Prize and what they saw in the applications from Yukon artists. They respond to questions and discuss what makes the Yukon such a great place to produce art.
The National Gallery of Canada and Beyond: Michelle Lavallee, National Gallery of Canada, Vuntut Gwitchin artist Jeneen Frei Njootli
Michelle Lavallee, Director of Indigenous Ways and Decolonization at the National Gallery of Canada and Vuntut Gwitchin artist Jeneen Frei Njootli in conversation with Yukon Prize for Visual Arts co-founder Julie Jai.
Yukon Prize Alumni News
Tickets to this event can be purchased at arttoronto.ca.
Sho Sho Esquiro: Pushing Boundaries
Yukon Prize 2021 finalist Sho Sho Esquiro is the curator of Pushing Boundaries 2023: Our Home on Native Land at North Van Arts in Vancouver.
“Envisioned is a space of healing, learning, and honouring truths,” Esquiro says in her curatorial statement. “We as artists use our art form to capture the past, present, and future. We honour those ancestors whose strength and resilience guide us forward.”
Yukon Prize in the News
- Meet this year’s Yukon Prize recipient, What’s Up Yukon, October 11, 2023
- A decade ago Kaylyn Baker hated beading. Now it’s helped her win Yukon’s biggest art prize, CBC Arts, October 6, 2023
Put Yourself in the Picture
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.