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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 2PM.read more

For more information or to register, contact us at 867-872-2859.read more

Call to book your table at this years MAXX Christmas Sale being held in the foyer of Aurora College on November 19th, 2016.read 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.

http://nwtarts.com/…/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

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EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY FOR SOUTH SLAVE ARTISTS

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. By participating, you’ll get:

A personalized artist biography and story

A set of professional marketing photos

A video or audio recording of your artist interview

These are great tools you can use on your website, social media accounts and press package.

But wait, it...read more

In support of Small Business Week; Industry, Tourism & Investment will be hosting an Artisan Workshop!

1.  How to Price Your Artwork

2.  NWT Arts Program

3.  ITI Funding Program for Artisans

Workshop will be held at:

Northern Life Museum & Cultural Centre

October 19th, 2016 from 7 – 9 PM

Any inquiries please contact Tina Schwartzenberger at 867.621.0931 or

tina_schwartzenberger@gov.nt.caread more

Good day Northern artists,

Once again Northwestel is calling on Northern artists to apply and have their artwork considered for one of Northwestel's three 2017/2018 telephone directories in Yukon & Northern BC, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.  Three artists and their artwork will be selected for the directory covers and winning artists will each be awarded $3,000.

Artists can enter and review the application criteria through the online submission <...read more

Dene Hand Games Practice

Mondays from 7 PM to 9 PM

Aurora College Foyer

Everyone is welcome to play, to learn, to preserve.

For more information contact Peter Paulette at 780-221-9262read more

We're so excited - Opening Soon!!

November 1st 2016

161 McDougal Rd, Fort Smith, NT 

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The Yellowknife Artist Run Community Centre Presents: This (Winter) City IV

A Community
Build Project with
Design Collaborative
OPEN*

Join YK ARCC and OPEN to help design and install a temporary project in Yellowknife’s Downtown in the theme of Winter Cities.

Sun Sep 25 7 PM @ YK ARCC Presentation & Discussion (Open to Public)
Presentation from OPEN on “Design Impact” followed by discussion.

Tue Sep 27 7 PM @ YK ARCC
Vision Workshop (Open to Public) 
Facilitated by OPEN, brainstorming strategies for small-scale high-...read more

MAMA BEAR is now looking for Artists. If you would like to sell your art in the gallery, I am ready for it. Please come over and see me at #19-103 Street Old Town. Or give me a call at 867-875-2951.

I AM NOT LOOKING FOR QUANTITY! I AM LOOKING FOR QUALITY!!

What i mean is - you do not have to be a full time artist to have your art showcased at Mama Bear. I can't wait to meet all the creative people around me.read more

The City of Yellowknife Heritage Committee, in partnership with the Yellowknife Artist Run Community Centre (YKARCC), is hosting a juried art show.

This year, the Heritage Committee chose "Performance" as the theme for its 2016 activities. Yellowknife's multi-faceted history is often reflected in the artwork, music and theater performances that enrich the lives of Yellowknifers on a daily basis. 

The Heritage Committee Art Show will be on public display from November 14 to 19 at YKARCC's gallery space located at 5112 - 52 Street.

To submit, please review the...read more

Tour Schedule:

Sept 10: Jim Byrnes and the Sojourners in the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre YellowknifYellowknife.

Sept 12:The Sojourners in the St Joseph's Cathedral, Fort Smith

Sept 12: Jim Byrnes in the Bompas Elementary School, Fort Simpson

Sept 13: The Sojourners in the Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Inuvik

Sept 14: Jim Byrnes in the Riverview Cineplex, Hay River

Sept 15: Jim Byrnes in the Dennis Drolet Memorial Community Hall, Norman Wells

Jim Byrnes

The long list of awards and successes Jim Byrnes has...read more

The 12th volume of "International Comtemporary Artists" is in progress and submissions are being accepted for inclusion. 

A juried committee will be selecting the comptemporary artists to be featured in the book.  Artists can apply and by sending 4 -5 sample images of their work in JPG format by email and a short statement or eassay, no more than 100 words.  

If an artist's work is selected it will be presented in the book in an one-page layout containing images of the artist work, the essay or statement with contact information. 

All media are accepted.

You can...read more

SubARCCtic V (March 2017) - Open Call

DEADLINE for SUBMISSION:  OCTOBER 1st, 2016

Yellowknife Artist Run Community Centre (YK ARCC) is accepting submissions from artists with an interest in developing a site-specific project for the annual Snow Castle.  We are looking for projects that examine and explore themes connected to the Winter Festival itself and/or the surrounding landscape of Great Slave Lake and Yellowknife Bay.  

This is an opportunity for artists to consider how their art practice might respond to some of the environmental, cultural and political factors...read more

TAKE A PIECE OF HISTORY HOME. Our gift shop features authentic aboriginal and local art. From birch bark baskets to native tanned moccasins, you will find the perfect souvenir to remind you of your exceptional journey to the North.

The NLMCC prides itself on offering truly authentic pieces made by local and out of town artists. If you are an artist who wishes to sell one or multiple items, please come and visit us.

Please see below for current articles for sale in our gift shop. Unfortunately, we are not able to process any web or mail orders at this time.read more

Hay River gallery owner promises a 'positive vibe' in gallery that will also hold classes

Natacha Kruger-Rewega knows exactly when and where she got the idea for her new art gallery and studio, which is nearing completion next her house in Old Town.

It was three years ago in Bella Coola, B.C.

"I saw this amazing little shop that this lady had right beside her house," said KrugerRewega. "All you had to do was ring the bell if you needed help."

The visiting Hay River artist was impressed when the woman came out of her house, completely relaxed, and ready and able...read more

A special celebration will take place in the N.W.T.'s South Slave region today to mark the opening of a new cultural gathering place.

It's the official opening of the community's new arbour — an outdoor, circular arena that seats up to 600 people for cultural activities and other events.

"They took the old one down a number of years ago and we kind of miss a gathering place, so this new arbour is really significant," said Joachim Bonnetrouge, chief of the Deh Gáh Got'ie First Nation, and just one of many dignitaries expected at today's event.

The arbour was funded...read more

The third-annual Metis Cultural Days are set for August 19th to 21st in Fort Smith.  The featured performers will be Native Cousins, North Country Rock, Lee and George Mandeville, and Linda Duford and Pat Coleman.  The event, which will take place at Roaring Rapids Hall, is being presented by the Northwest Territories Metis Cultural Institute.read more

Thank you all from the Gateway Jamboree Society.  See you in 2017 for the 19th Annual Gateway Jamboree.read more

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