Date: August 20, 2020
Time: 10:00 - 11:00am PST
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.
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.
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Apply today by emailing info@goYTM.ca
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!
Date: August 23, 2020
Time: 10-2 pm
Location: 3126 Third Avenue (LePage Park)
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!
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.
Celebrate Historic Sites Day with the Old Log Church Museum on July 3, 2020 at 12:30pm. "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. Hurry, space is limited! RSVP (867) 668-2555. Suggested donation of $5.
Time: 6 pm until completion (est. 9 pm)
Location: Alaska Highway, km 1410.1 to 1413.1 (Cronkhite Road to McCrae gas station)
This coming Tuesday, June 30th, YHMA will be heading out to clean up litter along the Alaska Highway as part of our fundraising activities. We're looking for volunteers to come out and join us for some fresh air, exercise, and socializing (from a minimum of 2 metres away!) while making a positive impact.
We will be meeting at 6:00 pm by McCrae gas station. If you can only come for a short time, that's okay - all volunteers are welcome.
**Extended deadline due to COVID-19 pandemic**
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.
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.