Events Archive

October 22, 2015

October 22-24, 2015 | Calgary, AB

June 1, 2015

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,




September 30, 2015

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.

February 17, 2015

9am-4pm Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 | Old Fire Hall 1105 Front Street, Whitehorse

How can heritage resources contribute to community revitalization and economic development?

February 16, 2015

The 2014 Yukon Heritage Awards will be presented in conjunction with a celebration of Heritage Day on Monday, February 16th. The free public event will take place at the Yukon Archives (400 College Drive, Whitehorse). Doors open at 5:30pm, and the event will begin at 6pm. 

Please join others in the Yukon heritage community to recognize and celebrate those who have gone above and beyond in the name of heritage.

January 22, 2015

Organized by the Canadian Museums Association, the annual Museums Enterprises Conference will take place in Toronto, Ontario, January 22-24, 2015.

May 18, 2015

International Museums Day is celebrated annually on May 18th.

This year’s theme for the event will be Museums for a sustainable society. It highlights the role of museums in raising public awareness about the need for a society that is less wasteful, more cooperative and that uses resources in a way that respects living systems.

February 13, 2015

Completed applications for the 2015/2016 Special Projects Capital Assistance Program (SPCAP), administered by YG's Museums Unit, are due by 4:30 pm on February 13th, 2015.

For more information, please contact Brian Groves, Museums Unit Manager at 867-667-3660 or toll free at 1-800-661-0408, extension 3660.

February 2, 2015

The deadline to apply for Young Canada Works summer jobs and internships programs is Monday, February 2, 2015.

Young Canada Works (YCW) offers students and recent graduates the chance to put their skills to the test, build career equity, earn money for their education or get started on the right career path.

February 2, 2015

The Department of Tourism and Culture will be hosting a Collections Management course delivered by the University of Victoria. Participation in the training opportunity is free of charge. The instructor, Richard Gerrard, has extensive knowledge in collection and conservation and currently works for City of Toronto Museums Services.

When:  February 2-7, 2015

Time:  9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where:  Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre