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Security, Transportation, Vendor Market, Family Events, Site Setup, Arts & Workshops, Music, Community Beach Party and Saturday Night more

Hay Days Workshops are open for registraton!read more

Joint Exhibition Launch

Near & Far - A Year of Light

Jerry Fryer

Pierre Emmanuel Chaillon

June 30th, 7 - 9 PMread more

Learn how to take simple photos or existing photographs of your work and use them to entice new audience members of clients.  Registration is limited to 12 and the fee is $10 per person.  A great opportunity to develop your art business.  Contact the museum to hold your spot.


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Make Your Own Earrings!

Jewelry Artist Suzan Marie will educate you on the techniques for beaded earring creation.   During the session, Suzan will guide participants (limit 12 spaces) through the steps to produce various styles of beaded earrings.  Materials included in the registration fee of $55.  Please call, email, or drop by in person to register for the workshop.  Full payment guarantees placement. First come, first serve.


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Deninu K'ue First Nation is hosting a 3 day Hand Games Tournament in celebration of the Akaitcho Territory Government 25th Anniversary Celebration.  Entry Fee is $1,000.00/team with 8 players per team plus 1 alternate.


Registration forms and rules will be available at the DKFN office beginning May 16th, 2017 by calling more

Salt River First Nation #195 is hosting a 3 day Hand Games Tournament.

Entry Fee:  $1000.00/team

Registration:  Contact Peter Daniels at 867-872-2986 or email: for a registration more

We’re pleased to share the tentative schedule pending full details.

Tuesday July 4

morning and afternoon art/crafts workshops for children and youth

evening art/crafts workshops for adults

Wednesday July 5

morning and afternoon art/crafts workshops for children and youth

evening art/crafts workshops for adults

Thursday July 6

morning and afternoon art/crafts workshops for children and youth

evening art/crafts workshops for adults

LIVE MUSIC HOP at four different venues featuring multiple musicians

Friday July more

Call for submissions Northern Light Touring Visual Art Exhibit

Music Yukon’s From the North: a travelling show from Yukon, NWT & Nunavut is one of forty Canada 150 signature events. This project will showcase the diversity and vibrancy of the Canadian territories on a national level. Performers and visual artists from Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut will be showcased through evening performances and day time public outreach and engagement activities. The tour will take place from late October to mid- November 2017 and will travel more

On display for the first time in the north, don’t miss the chance to take in this remarkable national exhibition by the Canada Science and Technology Museum!

Ever since explorers began searching for a Northwest Passage over 400 years ago, the Arctic has been a fascinating and important area of study, rich with drama, adventure, even tragedy. Using artifacts, images, audiovisual presentations, and art, Echoes in the Ice: Finding Franklin’s Ship examines Arctic exploration past and present, profiles the explorers involved in the search for the Northwest Passage, and decodes more

Canadian Crafts Federation: Robert Jekyll Award Call for Nominations

The Canadian Crafts Federation is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Robert Jekyll Award for Leadership in Craft.

A celebration of distinguished contributors to the craft sector, the award is one of the highest markers of exceptional commitment to development of the craft community in Canada.

Nominations for artists, administrators, curators, collectors, educators, volunteers or any other category related directly to the craft field are all welcome. more

12th Annual Thebacha Trade Show - promoting local businesses, NGO Organizations, Clubs and services available in the South Slaveread more

Wikowin means home. This exhibit features more than twenty new paintings by Vance Sanderson exploring life on the land and the beautiful scenery and wildlife of our northern more

Let’s all come together for Canada’s 150th birthday and celebrate Northern Arts and Artists at the 29th Great Northern Arts Festival! hosted in Inuvik NT this year!  Artist who apply may be selected for a 10 day artist residency. This residency allows artist work in the Midnight Sun Recreation Complex and share ideas, attend workshops, and host a work shop. If this sounds like something you might be interest in, please download the files attached.


First Round of Artist Considerations

February 28th


Second Round of Artist more

The Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador is hosting a two part, off-season fine craft residency in the Gros Morne Region.  This residency project features a combination of creation of craft work and professional development opportunities for craftspeople working in the region.  Residencies are proposed to take place January and March of 2017.

 Project objectives:

  • to build on a residency program for craft in the Gros Morne Region
  • to build on the existing visual arts residencies
  • to provide professional development opportunities for craft makers in
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We're looking for artisans and artists who would like to sell their products in our store. Wew ant to support norther made products. 

If you are interested please contact Giselle at 1-867-392-6925 or email

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Calling all Artists and Vendors!!!

Diamond Jenness Secondary School will be hosting the annual Christmas Craft Sale on Saturday, December 3rd from 11AM to more

For more information or to register, contact us at more

Call to book your table at this years MAXX Christmas Sale being held in the foyer of Aurora College on November 19th, more

Do you live in the South Slave and want to gain exposure, boost your online presence, and increase sales?

The NWT Arts Content Collection Project is a free program that gives registered NWT artists valuable marketing tools to help them promote and sell their work.…/exclusive-opportunity-south-slave-arti…

If you are from the NWT and also want these benefits, please talk to your local regional office, or check out the website more