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.
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
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.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or 867-667-3660.
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, email@example.com
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.