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Les activités artistiques abondent aux Territoires du Nord-Ouest, et les nouvelles sont nombreuses! Vous trouverez ci-dessous des nouvelles, des communiqués de presse et des articles connexes à jour d’Arts TNO, de ses partenaires et des organisations et associations artistiques affiliées de tout le pays.

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The 2016 edition of the Canadian Folk Music Awards weekend
happens in Toronto on December 2 and 3, 2016.

Submissions are now open for the 12th edition of the Canadian Folk Music Awards (CFMA). Canadian artists and groups whose albums were released in Canada between June 15, 2015 to June 14, 2016

Notice of AGM

Dear YK ARCC members and friends,

Please take notice that the Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday May 1st 2016, at 3PM, at the studio located on 3-3541 Macdonald Drive, in Yelllowknife's Old Town.

At this occasion, the ARCC will present the financial statements for the year 2015-2016 and we will proceed with the election of the board of directors. The AGM is also an occasion for YK ARCC's membership to reflect on last year's accomplishments and to lay the ground for the year starting up.

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Open Sky Creative Society announces dates for 2016 Open Sky Festival


Open Sky is pleased to announce that the 16th annual Open Sky Festival will be taking place in Fort Simpson, NT on July 2-3, 2016. Open Sky is inviting all NWT artists, musicians, performers and vendors to submit applications to be part of their amazing summer festival. Both new entries and alumni are welcome.


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Two New Funding Opportunities

The Michaëlle Jean Foundation is proud to kick-off its fourth call for applications for the TD Michaëlle Jean Bursaries. Launched in 2013 by the Michaëlle Jean Foundation and TD Bank Group, the program offers up to $10,000 to a new generation of leaders seeking mentorship and training on how to use

The NACC Mentorship Series starts this week!

from March 24th - May 28th


The Northern Arts & Cultural Centre Mentorship Program has been designed to help local emerging artists launch their careers by providing both business and artistic support. The program strives to facilitate the exchange of ideas, knowledge and skills, leading to an excellent market-ready product to take on tour to audiences outside the NWT.  

Through the mentee program, artists have the opportunity to participate in...lire la suite

The NLMCC in partnership with High TEA is putting together a community art exhibit to be shown through the month of May (exact exhibition date has not been chosen yet).  All genres of art are welcome in the show, but there is a request that any submissions have not been shown publicly before in another art exhibit/show.

Genre examples include: jewellery, pottery, quilting, acrylic, water colour, fabric free form, embroidery, knitting, wood work, metalwork, stained glass, tufting, fish scale art, photography, etc. All artistic creations are welcome in this exhibit. 

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Are you an artist looking for more avenues to sell your art?

Apply to have a booth at the Yellowknife Farmer's Market!

Deadline to apply is Sunday, March 20th

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Call for volunteers - Burn on the Bay 2016: Balance


Burners and friends of burners of YK! The annual Burn on the Bay approaches. Please feel free to SHARE this call for volunteers with anyone you might think would be interested. The theme of this year's structure is BALANCE. 


There are three options to help out -- you can do one or many!


1) BUILDING Balance happens this weekend (March 12-13) across from the Snow Castle on Yellowknife Bay. Your build team leads are Lachlan MacLean (engineer extraordinaire) and Missy Chenard (...lire la suite

Kiri's Piano on Community TV


Northwestel Community TV is very pleased to present Yellowknife director France Benoit's film "Kiri's Piano" (2014) this week on YK Ch 709. Based on a James Kellaghan song of the same title, the film is set on the BC coast during the early years of WW2, but was shot entirely in Yellowknife.

It tells the story of one woman’s sacrifice while rampant prejudice tears her Japanese Canadian family apart during the Second World War. Kiri’s once joyful piano music turns bitter when forced relocation and internment take away her...lire la suite

The 2016 Canada Day Challenge is launched! The Challenge is a great opportunity for Canadian youth between 8 and 18 years of age to express their creativity and their pride in Canada.

Deadline is April 1, 2016

Again this year, the challenge offers youth the chance to participate in three exciting categories:


  • DRAW IT! Draw, paint, and sketch! Youth can draw inspiration from Canada's past and present to create a colourful poster design.


  • SNAP IT! Youth can use their smartphones or digital cameras and submit
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The Art Ex Festival Corporation is seeking artist’s submissions for Art Ex 2016 proposed projects and/or workshops. 

Art Ex is a weekend visual arts festival being held September 30th to October 2nd, 2016 in Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. 

Visual artists working in all media are invited to submit proposed activities for Art Ex 2016.  Artists may want to consider the following: exhibitions, art talks, hands-on workshops for children, youth and adults,...lire la suite

Submit an application to play Break Out West Festival,Thursday, October 13th, 2016 in Regina, SK. 

Submissions Close: Midnight CST on Monday, March 21th, 2016


•  Instructions for Submitting An Entry:

            •  Submission to the festival does not guarantee acceptance.
            •  Festival applicants must submit at least three professionally recorded songs for adjudication.
            •  There are no release date requirements for the submitted festival material.
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End of the Road Music Festival This Weekend March 4 - 6, 2016 in Inuvik!


  •  starting with a Talent Show from 9 – 11pm on Friday  for 19 years and older and featuring Delta Flood, Fagan Furlong and JJ Lavallee and Canadian Country Music Award winning band  “Hey Romeo” from 11- 2am.  Doors open at 8pm for registration with a $ 10.00 admission fee.  Cash prizes available!


  •  On Saturday afternoon there will be free music workshops at several locations followed by a wet dance Saturday from 9 – 2pm at the Midnight Sun Rec Complex
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Confederation Centre Young Company Performance & Training Programme


The Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island invites you to apply to their Young Company Performance & Training Programme!

Each year they offer a unique opportunity for high school and post secondary students who have a love for the arts.  What better place to spend your summer then doing what you love and getting paid for it?  They are looking for suitable candidates who are actors/singers/musicians.

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- Tuesday Night is "Craft Night" at the Open Sky gallery from 7:30 - 9:30 P.M.

-Youth sewing nights (Ages 12 - 29) Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:00 - 9:30 p.m at the Dehcho Friendship Centre. Call 867-695-2577 for more information

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Dead North 2016 Masterclasses/Festival Schedule


DEAD NORTH 2016 MASTERCLASS SCHEDULE (see attached pdf for film schedule)


DEAD NORTH, in partnership with the NWT Film Commission/GNWT and the NWT Professional Media

Association, has organized some amazing workshops and masterclasses for the 2016 festival. These

classes are all specifically geared towards helping you take your new film out into the world in the most

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Open Sky Creative Society: Call for Workshop facilitation proposals

The Open Sky Creative Society in Fort Simpson, NT is seeking proposals from artists, craftspeople, performers, musicians and other creative types who are interested in facilitating a workshop on their specialty.

Open Sky’s 2016-17 workshop series will run from April 2016 to March 2017 with the majority of the workshops taking place in the fall and winter.

If you are interested please return the attached expression of interest to Open Sky by Feb. 22 or call or email for more information...lire la suite

RULES | On Paper Contest



ON PAPER presents its 2nd printmaking contest to promote the art of printmaking, as well as the connection between printmakers around the world.

PRIZE 1000€

The SHORTLISTED artists will be exhibited in Trongate 103, Glasgow, UK

DEADLINE April 1st 2016

FEE 25€





The contest is open to anyone.

Each artist can submit one piece of work on a paper size of 300mm x 400mm. The print size can be any within the size of the paper. The work must have been made using any...lire la suite


Craft has a very special relationship with film. Craft on film can be hypnotic, surprising and magical.  The resurgence of interest in craft has resulted in a host of beautiful and interesting new films on the topic.

From BBC Four’s unhurried look at making in 2015 to Oscar-nominated film director Morgan Spurlock turning his attention to the handmade in his next feature film Crafted – craft looks good on screen.

It’s why Craft Council is co-hosting with Crafts magazine a craft film festival this May during London Craft Week. They...lire la suite

Western Arctic Moving Pictures (WAMP) Presents: The Yellowknife International Film Festival (YKIFF) Road Tour 2016!

This event, coming to a community near you, will screen a selection from the following films:

SOL : 2014 Dir. Marie-Helene-Cousineau & Susan Avingaq 76 min.

ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD : 2014 Dir. Suzanne Crocker 87 min.

THE PASS SYSTEM : 2015 Dir. Alex Williams 51 min.

HICKEY GONE WRONG : 2015 Dir. Jay Villeneuve 10 min.

BIHTTOS : 2014 Dir. Elle-Maija Tailfeathers 14 min.

SHADOW OF A GIANT : 2014 Dir. Clark Ferguson 30 min...lire la suite