Events Archive

February 22, 2021

Celebrate Heritage Day 2021 with our Kids Colouring Contest! There are two ways to participate:

February 4, 2021

Date & Time: Thursday, Feb 4, 2021, 12:00 pm (12-1 pm: Lunch & Learn session; 1-1:30 pm: Optional extended Q & A, sharing tools)
Location: Virtual Session on Zoom
Cost: Free

Please join us for this free, upcoming Lunch and Learn. This session is for board and staff members of non-profit organizations, social enterprises, and SMEs. During this participatory Lunch & Learn, we’ll explore fraud prevention and sound financial systems that ensure accountability and transparency for non-profit organizations.

January 17, 2021

The Yukon Heritage Awards recognize significant achievements in preserving and celebrating Yukon heritage. Learn about the award categories and how to submit a nomination here.

January 15, 2021

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.

December 8, 2020

A Virtual Discussion on December 8, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm (Yukon time)

YHMA invites you to join us for the 2020 Yukon Heritage Symposium! This free event will look a little bit different this year, as we come together via Zoom for a discussion centered on advocacy. Call-in options are available for those unable to connect online.

Register now

December 9, 2020

We will be hosting a Special General Meeting on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 5:30 pm via Zoom to elect up to 8 additional directors to serve on our Board of Directors until the 2021 Annual General Meeting.
The YHMA board meets at 5:30 pm on the third Wednesday of each month. Directors do not receive compensation for sitting on the Board.
Please register in advance for this meeting here. A phone-in option is available for those who cannot connect online.

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.