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Les actualités affichées sur le présent site Web viennent souvent de sources externes et pourraient être affichées en anglais seulement. Si vous souhaitez consulter cette page en anglais, veuillez communiquer avec nwtarts@gov.nt.ca. 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. Pour lire d’anciens messages, consultez les Archives. Si vous souhaitez que vos nouvelles soient affichées ici, écrivez-nous à artstno@gov.nt.ca. Pour trouver un atelier, un festival, un événement artistique ou une exposition, consultez notre page Événements.

The NWT Arts Program is inviting applications from Indigenous NWT artists who have previous experience working with sealskin for the 2022 Sealskin Workshop. This five‐day workshop will be held February 24-28, 2022 in Inuvik. The application deadline is Sunday, January 23, 2022.

Le programme Arts TNO invite les artistes autochtones ténois aptes à travailler avec de la peau de phoque à s’inscrire à l’atelier de confection d’œuvres d’art avec peaux de phoque. Cet atelier de 5 jours se déroulera à Inuvik du 24 au 28 février 2022. La date limite est le dimanche 23 janvier 2022.read more

Folk on the Rocks (FOTR) is now accepting proposals that showcase an outline of a new design concept for their 2022 merchandise. Proposals can be a rough sketch, mood board or an outline (either written or visual). The concept awarded the contract will receive compensation for the completed design. The chosen design will be on all FOTR merchandise sold at the 2022 Festival and will be used on the festival poster and in marketing campaigns! The deadline for proposals is Monday, January 31, 2022.

L’équipe de Folk On the Rocks (FOTR) accepte maintenant les propositions de...read more

The NWT Chamber of Commerce, with funding from Employment and Social Development Canada, is planning on marketing and selling 25 “Made in the NWT” Art Boxes (similar to the popular subscription boxes which have gained popularity across North America).

The NWT Chamber of Commerce is seeking NWT artists [KC1] who are interested in providing a total of 25 hand-made items. One item from each region will be assembled and distributed into a “Made in the NWT” Art Box, and mailed to art enthusiasts across Northern & Western Canada.

The NWT Chamber will be selecting one artist...read more

The Arctic Arts Summit 2022 will be hosted June 27 to 29, 2022, in Whitehorse, Yukon. The theme for the 2022 Summit is Connection to the Land.

The Summit will include seven months of digital programming on the Summit website, leading up to the in-person event, expanding engagement on the key themes, broadening discourse on the Arctic, and shining a spotlight on the stories, perspectives, and cultures of the North.

NWT art and culture organizations are invited to submit a proposal for digital content that aligns with the proposed programming areas in the attached...read more

The travelling exhibit ‘Breathe: Creating resilience through traditional art’ presented by the Departments of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) and Health and Social Services (HSS) is set to open Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC).

The exhibit will be on display until April 2022 and can be viewed Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm at PWNHC.

The exhibit displays 45 hand-crafted masks by artists from around Canada. The masks share their makers’ unique stories of fear, courage, sadness, hope, love, and healing that unite us...read more

The creative community plays a central role in preserving the NWT’s cultures and languages, diversifying our local economies, and sharing the beauty of NWT art far and wide. Art raises the profile of our territory, enrich our lives, and improve our well-being and provides an essential piece of our identity, culture, and heritage.

The NWT Arts Strategy 2021-2031 sets out a vision for how we, along with other governments, organizations, commercial ventures, individual creators, and various supporters will support the creative sector for the next 10 years.

This strategy sets out...read more

Please find attached a Call for Artists to participate in the Old Town Ramble and Ride Artist Market, July 31 and August 1, 2021. This call is open to artists living in the North Slave communities of Behchoko and Yellowknife.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must meet all of the criteria as outlined in the attachment, and respond with the required information by Friday, July 23, 2021 to Leanne Teneton (Manager, Trade and Investment, North Slave Region).

If you have any questions, please contact Leanne Taneton at ...read more

The NWT Arts Program and the City of Yellowknife invite artisans to book their spot for this summer’s iteration of Arts in the Park (AITP). AITP is an annual event in Somba K’e Civic Plaza where residents can come after work to enjoy a picnic, listen to music, and purchase art in the warm sunshine.

There is no cost for artists to attend. There is a maximum of 6 spaces available for local artists each evening. Artists must be registered in the NWT Arts Program to not comply with additional regulations. 

Available Dates:

July 8, 22, 29

August 5, 12, 19

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Canadian Artists' Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC) works to improve visual artists’ economic and legal rights, through advocacy, research, and education. The NWT Arts Program would like more NWT artists to belong to this national organization so they can receive these benefits and participate in CARFAC opportunities. To help this happen, the NWT Arts Program is offering to pay the annual membership fee for NWT artists who are interested in joining CARFAC. To take advantage of this opportunity, complete the membership request form and return it to CARFAC before March...read more

The Canada Council for the Arts is developing a new strategic plan for 2021-26 that enables a resilient, sustainable, and inclusive arts sector, stronger than ever before. The plan will outline the Council’s role and intentions to support these aspirations, by leveraging our mandate, resources and efforts over the next 5 years. The new plan will guide the Council through the next five years, a critical time for the arts as it emerges from the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Following an online survey over the summer months, the Canada Council recently hosted a series of dialogue sessions...read more

The NWT Film Commission has released its 2020 NWT Film & Media Sector Stakeholder Engagement Report. This What We Heard report is a summary of input from those engaged in the NWT film sector to inform the new strategy.

Le Bureau du cinéma des TNO a publié son Rapport 2020 sur les consultations portant sur le secteur ténois du film et des arts médiatiques des TNO. Ce rapport, de type « Ce que nous avons entendu », présente un résumé des commentaires reçus des intervenants dans le secteur ténois du film pour orienter la nouvelle stratégie.read more

The Yellowknife Choral Society is calling for Expressions of Interest to create a new choral work for Aurora Chorealis (4-part mixed adult choir) and Fireweed Children’s Chorus (a unison choir). This song should be between 4-5 minutes and will be performed together by both choirs in a live or video performance in the spring, 2021. Expressions of Interest must be submitted by 5:00 pm MST on Monday, November 16, 2020. See the attachment for more information.

La Yellowknife Choral Society lance un appel à manifestation d’intérêt concernant la création d’une nouvelle œuvre chorale pour...read more

The Fur Council of Canada and the Canada Fur Atelier are coordinating a Fur Design Competition for 17+ year old students (those currently enrolled in school or those who have completed school within the last 2 years). The competition encourages young designers to develop innovative ways to work with fur, and to explore the versatility and sustainability of this unique, natural material. More information can be found on their website. The deadline for all materials is Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 11:59 PM

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Attention NWT textile artists! Visions Art Museum is calling for entries for Interpretations 2021, the museum's 22nd international juried exhibition. Jurors will select innovative textile art that explores form and technique of both 2D art quilts and 3D free-standing work that highlight fibre. Selected works will be featured in a full-colour exhibition catalogue. Cash prizes will be awarded. Submissions accepted January 1 - February 11, 2021.

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The Northern Arts and Cultural Centre (NACC) is seeking NWT visual artists to present their work as part of NACC’s Artist of the Month exhibit. Artists from across the territory are encouraged to apply to be a featured artist in the 2021 season, which will run from January to June, 2021 for a total of 6 artists. NWT Arts is proud to partner with NACC again this year, helping artists with marketing materials, photos, online profiles and more. Deadline to apply is November 16, 2020. See the link for more information and how to apply....read more

The Craft Council of NWT (CCNWT) in conjunction with the Alberta Craft Council (ACC) and the support of the NWT Arts Program, are seeking submissions of traditional and contemporary fine craft for exhibit and sale in the ACC Gallery in Edmonton, Alberta. This exhibit and sale will be open January to April 2021.

Albert Craft Council defines craft as: www.albertacraft.ab.ca/about-craft/

Applications must be received before October 30, 2020.


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It’s time to get creative! Apply for funding from the NWT Arts Council by October 31. Visit www.nwtartscouncil.ca to find out more


C’est le temps d’être créatif! Vous pouvez présenter une demande de subvention au Conseil des arts des TNO jusqu’au 31 octobre. Pour en savoir plus, visitez le www.nwtartscouncil.ca.read more

The Northwest Territories (NWT) Arts Program is partnering with the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the Manitoba Craft Council to include work from five (5) NWT craft artists for their fifth annual juried craft show and sale, CRAFTED 2020, November 6-8, 2020. This year’s new easy-to-navigate virtual shopping platform will still bring the same commitment of originality, excellence and sophistication to customers who love fine, handmade crafts.

Please see the attached link for information on criteria and how to apply for this opportunity...read more

The Craft Council of NWT has an open call for Pecha Kucha presentations topics related to CRAFT. The presentations will be released online during CRAFTED NWT 2020, September 14 – October 4, 2020. Contact Janet Dean at craftcouncilnwt@gmail.com for more information and your ideas. NWT Arts is happy to be sponsoring local CRAFTED NWT events!

Le Craft Council of NWT lance un appel aux présentations Pecha Kucha sur des sujets en lien avec l’artisanat. Les présentations seront mises en ligne pendant l’événement CRAFTED NWT ...read more

WAMP is excited to present The Great Yellowknife Music Video Competition!

Individual filmmakers or filmmaker teams will have from Friday, July 24th at 5 pm to Sunday, July 26th at 5 pm (48 hours) to shoot and edit a music video for Craig Cardiff's new single 'Yellowknife' showcasing well-known locations and landscapes around our picturesque city. It’s free to participate and you can win a cash prize. Register online:



Western Arctic Moving Pictures (WAMP) est enchanté de présenter The Great...read more