Category: News

  • Five recipients to be honoured with 2023 Heritage Awards

    We are pleased to announce the five recipients of the annual Yukon Heritage Awards, who will be honoured at our upcoming awards ceremony on Monday, February 19, 2024. Yukoners are invited to attend the ceremony in person at the Yukon Archives or livestreamed on the YHMA Facebook page here. The event will start at 7…

  • Free Digital Workshops for Members

    Propel your organization or business in the digital world! YHMA is announcing a series of digital workshops presented by Inga Petri and Briana Doyle of Strategic Moves between November 22 to February 28. These workshops are for YHMA members only. Become a YHMA member here and see the list of benefits. A Zoom meeting link will be…

  • 2023 Heritage Symposium program now available

    We are pleased to announce the schedule for our 2023 Yukon Heritage Symposium coming up next Wednesday, October 18 at Da Kų Cultural Centre! We hope to see you in Haines Junction. You can register (free of charge!) here until end of day Friday, October 13. If you would like to register after that date,…

  • Registrations for 2023 Yukon Heritage Symposium now open

    Date & Time: October 18, 2023, 10 am to 4 pmLocation: Da Kų Cultural Centre, Haines JunctionCost: Free Join YHMA at our 2023 Yukon Heritage Symposium, Looking Forward, Looking Back, for a chance to meet new colleagues and catch up with old ones, be inspired by new ideas and trends, and share knowledge and best practices. Registration is free…

  • 2023 Yukon Heritage Symposium: Call for Presentations

    Event Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2023Event Location: Da Kų Cultural Centre, Haines JunctionProposal Submission Deadline: Wednesday, September 13, 2023 The 2023 Heritage Symposium, Looking Forward, Looking Back, will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 in Haines Junction at the beautiful Da Kų Cultural Centre. Join YHMA for a chance to meet new colleagues and…

  • Welcome to Minister of Canadian Heritage Pascale St-Onge

    On July 26, Prime Minister Trudeau announced a cabinet shuffle and appointed Pascale St-Onge as the new Minister of Canadian Heritage. In partnership with the provincial museum associations, YHMA has sent a welcome letter to the new Minister. You can read the letter here. We would also like to thank the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, the…

  • Notice of 2023 Annual General Meeting

    Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2023Time: 5:30 pmLocation: Old Log Church Museum (303 Elliott Street, Whitehorse) and online (Zoom) You are invited to join YHMA for our 2023 Annual General Meeting, to be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at 5:30 pm at the Old Log Church Museum. A call-in option will be available via Zoom.…

  • We’re Hiring: Digital Transformation Project Coordinator

    The Yukon Historical and Museums Association (YHMA) is seeking an engaged, motivated individual to join our team as Digital Transformation Project Coordinator. YHMA has engaged a consultant (Strategic Moves) to undertake a digital assessment of YHMA’s operations and communications and develop a digital strategy and implementation plan to modernize and streamline our member services, internal…

  • Job Opportunity: Community Relations Officer (Summer Student)

    HOURS: 37.5 hours/week including occasional evenings and weekendsTERM: 12-15 weeks, May 23-September 1 (approximate, dependent on applicant availability)RATE: $21/hourCLOSING DATE: May 18, 2023 at 11:59 pm PDT We are seeking an engaged, self-motivated individual to join our team as Community Relations Officer, focusing on strengthening YHMA’s relationships with its members and other stakeholders, building partnerships,…

  • Now accepting applications to the Yukon 125 Fund

    The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) and Government of Yukon have partnered to offer the Yukon 125 Fund to help tell Yukon stories from all perspectives as the territory marks its 125th anniversary.  We are pleased to now be accepting applications from First Nations, municipalities, and community organizations for projects, events, and activities that mark the…