Events Archive

May 7, 2015

The Yukon Stikine Regional Heritage Fair is held at the beginning of May each year. The Heritage Fairs program is a bilingual educational initiative that encourages students to explore an aspect of Canadian heritage in a dynamic and captivating learning environment. Students use the media of their choice to share their learning about Canadian heroes and legends, milestones and achievements - and then proudly present the results of their research at a public exhibition.

October 19, 2015

Week of October 19th, 2015 | Whitehorse

Coordinated by YG's Museums Unit, the annual Museums Roundtable brings together staff and managers at Yukon museums, First Nation cultural centres and interpretive centres to discuss important issues. The Roundtable is open to Museums Unit clients and invited guests.

A firm date has will be set in the coming months.

For more information, please contact Brian Groves, Museums Unit Manager: brian.groves@gov.yk.ca or 867-667-3660.

October 19, 2015

October 19th, 2015 | 10am-4:30pm | Yukon Transportation Museum, Whitehorse

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, vcastillo@yukoncollege.yk.ca

 

 

 

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.