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AUGUST 13, 14 & 15, 2021

The Klondike Institute of Art & Culture (KIAC) will celebrate the 21st Annual Yukon Riverside Arts Festival on the weekend of August 13 – 15, 2021 in Dawson City, Yukon.

Due to COVID-19, the festival format will again take a fresh, innovative, de-centralized approach – encouraging audiences to view artwork while leisurely roaming through town instead of gathering at main festival sites. Film screenings, performances, and installations will be exhibited and presented in a variety of interesting spaces throughout the weekend.

Last year, we missed having the flurry of activity of the Demonstration Tent and the crowds of the Gallery Hop last year, but we were extremely pleased by the caliber and quality of work created for the festival, available for viewing in this online exhibition!

2021 Festival Call for Submissions Open!

Silver Linings by Justin Apperley & Miriam Behman

The Klondike Institute of Art & Culture is seeking proposals for the creation and presentation of new work in all mediums at the 21st Annual Yukon Riverside Arts Festival taking place August 13 – 15, 2021 in Dawson City, Yukon. The call is open to Yukon and regional (NWT/Atlin) artists and collectives at any stage of their artistic practices.

We invite artists, crafters, creatives, and collectives to propose projects in the realms of exhibitions, workshops, cultural events, art installations, performances and performance art, broadcasts, literature, filmmaking, new media, artists talks, demonstrations, studio visits, collaborations, and more. We welcome whatever shape, duration, platform, and mode of distribution you imagine your project taking. Dream and scheme and tell us what you would like to do. Projects large and small will be considered though they must adhere to physical distancing guidelines.

Deadline for submissions is July 5th, 2021

Apply to YRAF2021 Here