Events Archive

October 27, 2017

Date: Friday, October 27, 2017
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
Location: Yukon College, Dawson City Campus
Instructor: Pixie Ingram, Pixie Ingram Consulting
Cost: Free

October 26, 2017

The 2017 Heritage Symposium will be held on Thursday, October 26 at the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture in Dawson City. Join YHMA for a change to meet new colleagues and catch up with old ones, be inspired by new ideas and trends\, and share knowledge and best practices on what works in the Yukon.

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November 4, 2017

Join YHMA and the Whitehorse Legion at Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre from 1-4 pm to celebrate the 150th birthday of Klondike Joe Boyle. This free public event will feature kid-friendly displays, speeches, presentations, music, dance, cake, and singing.

September 29, 2017

Culture Days raises the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. With the support of volunteer groups at the national, provincial and local levels, hundreds of thousands of artists, cultural workers, organizations and groups, volunteers and supporters self-mobilize to host free participatory public activities that take place in hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country over the last weekend of September each year.

October 15, 2017

The Yukon Heritage Training Fund (HTF) was designed to give Yukon residents the opportunity to increase their skills and knowledge in the heritage sector. All training approved through this fund must be directly related to increasing the employability of Yukon’s heritage workers and providing Yukon employers with a better-trained workforce.

Learn more and download the application package here.

July 15, 2017

The Yukon Heritage Training Fund (HTF) was designed to give Yukon residents the opportunity to increase their skills and knowledge in the heritage sector. All training approved through this fund must be directly related to increasing the employability of Yukon’s heritage workers and providing Yukon employers with a better-trained workforce.

Learn more and download the application package here.

June 26, 2017

Date: Monday, June 26, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Yukon Transportation Museum, 30 Electra Crescent, Whitehorse

Join us in the Bush Pilot Room for an overview of YHMA's activities over the past year and what's in store for the coming year, the presentation of our 2016-17 financial statements, and the election of our 2017-18 Board of Directors.

June 2, 2017

Date: Monday, June 26, 2017
Time: 6 pm
Location: Bush Pilot Room, Yukon Transportation Museum, 30 Electra Crescent, Whitehorse

The Yukon Historical & Museums Association Annual General Meeting will be held on June 26, 2017. Join us for an overview of YHMA's activities over the past year and what's in store for the coming year, the presentation of our 2016-17 financial statements, and the election of our 2017-18 Board of Directors.

February 20, 2017

The 2016 Yukon Heritage Awards will be presented in conjunction with a celebration of Heritage Day on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Yukon Archives in Whitehorse. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the event will start at 7:00 pm.

Molly Shore, World Heritage Status Project Assistant for the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation, will give an illustrated talk on the Tr’ondëk-Klondike World Heritage Site nomination. Check out this video for more information on the project.

January 15, 2017

YHMA presents awards to individuals, organizations and businesses which have made a special contribution to the conservation or interpretation of some aspect of Yukon's heritage. Nominations will be accepted for the 2016 Heritage Awards until midnight on Sunday, January 15, 2017 in the following categories:

  • Annual Heritage Award
  • History Maker Award
  • Helen Couch Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Heritage Conservation Project of the Year Award
  • Innovation, Education and Community Engagement Award