Events Archive

September 28, 2020

YHMA is proud to announce the first Culture Days virtual picture puzzle.

In line with this year’s Culture Days theme, “unexpected intersections,” YHMA’s picture puzzle is designed to inspire creativity, collaboration and discovery—all from the comfort of your home. This fun and innovative event challenges your heritage knowledge and promotes learning through engagement with Whitehorse’s heritage sector.

September 25, 2020

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. Complete the scavenger hunt to be entered into a draw for a chance to win one of two prize packages. This year's first place prize is valued at over $250, and second place at over $150!

August 29, 2020

Date: August 29, 2020
Time: 10-2 pm
Location: 3126 Third Avenue (LePage Park)

There's still time to find your treasure!

Missed last week's sale? Don't worry, YHMA's Vintage & Antique Sale is back by popular demand! Discover vintage items, books, collectibles, handmade art and crafts, and much more. This fundraiser is being hosted to raise proceeds for YHMA programming and events.

Get your vintage on with YHMA!

November 11, 2020

Location: Frank Slim Building
Time: Afternoon (by drop-in)

Explore the history of Shipyards Park with Pat Ellis as she discusses the site's historical buildings and highlights the stories of squatters who lived there. This event is aligned with Remembrance Day to commemorate members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty during the First World War.

 

August 20, 2020

 

Date: August 20, 2020
Time: 10:00 - 11:00am PST
Cost: Free

Join the BCMA, Alberta Museum Association, Yukon Historical & Museum Association and Colleen Craig of Canadian Heritage for this co-hosted webinar. In this talk, Colleen will walk participants through the COVID-19 relief funding, how to apply and answer questions about the process and funding.

Register or learn more

August 10, 2020

You will leave from the starting point without knowledge of what to expect, other than knowing you are expected to complete a sculpture with provided and found items over the next several hours. Early in your hike you will receive direction from a surprising encounter from the sky.

Visit YTM events for details.

Apply today by emailing info@goYTM.ca

August 16, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm

On August 16th, a once in a century, scheduled fly-over will occur over Whitehorse. Pilots will be given the opportunity to ‘tip their wing’ to 100 years of Yukon Aviation. For more information visit the Yukon Transportation Museum's event page!

August 23, 2020

Date: August 23, 2020
Time: 10-2 pm
Location: 3126 Third Avenue (LePage Park)

 

Find your treasure!

YHMA's Vintage & Antique Sale features an array of vintage items, books, collectibles, handmade art and crafts, and much more. This fundraiser is being hosted to raise proceeds for YHMA programming and events. Come out and support YHMA!

August 26, 2020

Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm
Platform: Zoom (register here - toll-free call in option available for those unable to connect online)

You are invited to join us for our 2020 annual general meeting!

July 16, 2020

 

The Old Log Church Museum's architecture Tour, "If These Walls Could Talk," explores the vast history of the Yukon from 1900 to now, all through a single structure. By expanding on little things such as windows and notches the human stories emerge into a vivid, multi-sensory history. If these walls could talk? They can. The suggested donation for this event is $5.00.

Event Dates:

  • Thursday July 16, 12:30pm
  • Thursday July 30, 12:30pm
  • Thursday August 13, 12:30pm
  • Thursday August 27, 12:30pm