Friday, February 21 is Heritage Day! The YHMA office will be closed for the holiday, but we will be at the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous festival Kids Fest with our Heritage Day contest! Come visit us between 10 am and 3:00 pm.
Celebrate Yukon's heritage heroes! Join us for the 2019 Annual Yukon Heritage Awards ceremony on Monday, February 17 at the Yukon Archives (400 College Drive, Whitehorse). Doors will open at 6:30 pm, event runs 7-9 pm. All are welcome!
Instructor: Ern Bieman (Candian Heritage Information Network)
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (1-hour break for lunch)
Location: Yukon Archives
Cost: Free (registration required)
Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. At the end of each September, millions of people attend thousands of participatory arts and culture events across the country. This year YHMA is joining in on the fun with the Heritage Highlights Scavenger Hunt. Explore Downtown Whitehorse on foot or wheels to learn about local historic buildings and public art. Enter the scavenger hunt to win one of three prize packages.
Find your treasure! YHMA's hosting its last Vintage & Anitiques Sale of the summer on Sunday, August 4th, from 10:00 - 2:00 at LePage Park. Discover an array of antiques, books, vintage clothing, collectables, art and more. This is a fundraising event and proceeds will go towards the LePage Park Resurfacing Project.
Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Location: Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, Kilometre 1423 (Mile 886) Alaska Highway, Whitehorse
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 2018-19 financial statements, and the election of our 2019-20 Board of Directors. Light refreshments will be provided.
There will be a Special Resolution presented during the meeting:
Time: 7-9 pm (doors open 6:30 pm)
Location: Yukon Archives (400 College Drive, Whitehorse)
Come out and celebrate Yukon's heritage heroes! Join YHMA for the evening to honour our 2018 Yukon Heritage Award winners, coinciding with the start Heritage Week, February 18-24. Awards will be presented to five deserving recipients who have made outstanding contributions to Yukon heritage, and JJ, Dustyn, and Joshua Van Bibber will give a special presentation in connection with the national Heritage Week theme, "Heritage: The Tie that Binds."
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.