Events Archive

April 16, 2015

The Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon (TIA) is holding its annual Spring Conference in Dawson City from April 16-18, 2015.

The theme of this year's spring conference will revolve around storytelling, with an emphasis on cultural tourism. TIA has lined up a great set of workshop facilitators and keynote presenters, including Ron James, Inga Petrie, and Dale Jarvis.

April 23, 2015

9:30am – 4:30pm | April 23, 2015 | Yukon Arts Centre

$125, Lunch and Health Breaks Provided

Workshop Facilitator:  Inga Petri     

Cultural Tourism – Unleashing Yukon’s Potential

July 24, 2015

The Hà Kus Teyea Celebration takes place July 24-26, 2015 in Teslin, Yukon.

May 14, 2015

Sheldon Museum and Archives, Haines, AK Coordinated by the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH), participants will learn about their institution’s responsibility toward its collection, the necessary policies and procedures, and the best practices of collection management. During lively group discussions and hands-on activities, participants will become familiar with current issues and trends to better understand how collections fit within the context of history organizations.

May 7, 2015

The Yukon Stikine Regional Heritage Fair is held at the beginning of May each year. The Heritage Fairs program is a bilingual educational initiative that encourages students to explore an aspect of Canadian heritage in a dynamic and captivating learning environment. Students use the media of their choice to share their learning about Canadian heroes and legends, milestones and achievements - and then proudly present the results of their research at a public exhibition.

October 19, 2015

Week of October 19th, 2015 | Whitehorse

Coordinated by YG's Museums Unit, the annual Museums Roundtable brings together staff and managers at Yukon museums, First Nation cultural centres and interpretive centres to discuss important issues. The Roundtable is open to Museums Unit clients and invited guests.

A firm date has will be set in the coming months.

For more information, please contact Brian Groves, Museums Unit Manager: brian.groves@gov.yk.ca or 867-667-3660.

October 19, 2015

October 19th, 2015 | 10am-4:30pm | Yukon Transportation Museum, Whitehorse

October 22, 2015

October 22-24, 2015 | Calgary, AB

June 1, 2015

A four-week field school focusing on Yukon heritage and culture including archaeology, conservation, archives, oral history, collections and historic sites research.

For more information, call 668-8879. or contact:

Dr. Victoria Castillo, Chair, Liberal Arts, vcastillo@yukoncollege.yk.ca

 

 

 

September 30, 2015

The Alaska Historical Society and Museums Alaska are holding their joint conference in Cordova, Alaska, September 30 to October 3,2015. The theme of this year's conference is "Trade Routes and Crossroads in the North Pacific".

The Alaska Historical Society’s keynote speaker this year will be Alaska State Writer Laureate Frank Soos of Fairbanks who will share his ideas about writing as a craft and exploring archives to produce local history gems.