Events Archive

October 15, 2015

Apply to the online Graduate Professional Certificate in Cultural Heritage Studies Program for September2016.

August 26, 2015

George Johnston Museum, Teslin

June 25, 2015

The Saskatchewan Arts Board is pleased to announce a new two-day master class for Canadian publishers and editors working with Indigenous authors and their manuscripts. 

 

June 16, 2015

This year's AGM will take place at the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre in Whitehorse on Tuesday, June 16th, starting at 6pm. Please note that only members in good standing are eligible to vote. Memberships can be renewed at the door, prior to the AGM. Your Support is integral to YHMA's continued efforts to inspire and share a passion for Yukon heritage.

We will be harnessing the power of 21st century technology to help connect members from the communities.

More details on the AGM to follow!

October 21, 2015

Examine how curators and content creators are connecting with today’s visitors using socially engaged art practices and innovative programming. Amid shifts in education, marketing and visitor services, understand how museums are adopting new practices and programs to engage audiences as they reconsider their roles in the community and the roles of their visitors.

June 10, 2015

This online workshop focuses on questions around UNESCO’s recognition of Intangible Cultural Heritage; its identification, protection and sustainability; the role of the associated community; and, the connection of intangible heritage to tangible heritage – place and object. Participants will identify issues and critique intangible heritage practices from around the world. Live, real-time sessions combine theoretical discussion with practical examples.

May 4, 2016

The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association will be held May 4-7, 2016 at the Westmark Whitehorse Hotel (located at 201 Wood St)

For more information please visit the Canadian Archaeological Association's website:

http://canadianarchaeology.com/caa/

 

August 1, 2015

Save the date! The Second Annual YHMA Charity Croquet Tournament will take place Saturday, August 1st, 2015 on the lawns of the S.S. Klondike in downtown Whitehorse.

Win fantastic prizes, earn bragging rights and help support the work of YHMA! 20 teams of two will square off in this one-day tournament fundraiser.

April 8, 2015

Presentation by Harold D. Kalman, 7:30-9:00pm at the Carcross Community Centre.

You're invited!

Preparation of a Heritage Management Plan for Carcross is underway. Heritage Planning expert Harold Kalman will give a public talk about the role of heritage management in strengthening community identity and representing the distinctive character of Carcross. We hope to see you there and hear what 'heritage' means to you!

Presented by YG Tourism and Culture, Carcross/Tagish First Nation and Inukshuk Planning & Development

 

April 20, 2015

Gain hands on experience with the historic buildings of Skagway & White Pass HIstoric District!

Beginner and Intermediate sessions the week of April 20-24, 2015, 8:00am to 5:00pm

Beginner session: April 22-24 | Intermediate session: April 20-22

Overview

This class will introduce participants to the basics of wood windows & door restoration, including stripping, glazing, wood and glass repairs, & refinishing.

It will also answer basic questions, such as:

-why do we preserve historic buildings?