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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.



Yellowknife Content Development & Pitching Workshop
Instructor – Jan Miller
5 hour workshop
maximum 10-12 participants
10 x ½ hour 1-2-1 sessions

Whether one is a Producer, Director or Writer – this workshop strengthen the project and the package, and perfects pitching and communication skills.
Pitcher Perfect is an interactive workshop which will:
 identify the key components that contribute to a good pitch: the introduction, cutline,
logline, synopsis, the heart, the package of pluses, the close...read more

Call For Proposals: A New Play

A new national conversation is about to start. Through an innovative use of arts and technology, Canadians will be engaged in an evolving dialogue – both live and virtual – envisioning our nation’s next 150 years on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the conferences which led to the creation of our country.

This is a call to write a play that will spark conversation about our hopes and fears for Canada in the next 150 years.

9 Plays

PEI’s acclaimed Watermark Theatre will commission nine short plays designed to spark...read more

Call for vendors/exhibitors

In collaboration with Old Town Ramble & Ride and the City of Yellowknife, we have arranged a space for food, arts, crafts, & other vendors to show and/or sell their goods at this year’s Ramble & Ride on the waterfront.  The new and beautifully renovated Government Dock will be a perfect venue for what we hope and expect to be the best ever R&R Market.

The market will be open on Saturday & Sunday (August 2nd & 3rd), from 11am – 4pm.  Booth spaces will be 11’x10’ and will be available on a first-come, first –serve basis. ...read more

The Northwest Territories' own Jamie Look has been featured in a Globe and Mail article that shines a spotlight on unique designers from every Province and Territory across Canada. 

The article praises Look's bold and beautiful creations, as well as the distinctly northern and eco-friendly materials.

For full article please see the original article hereread more

YELLOWKNIFE (July 3, 2014) – The delivery of funding to filmmakers in the Northwest Territories has been improved to better reflect the stages through which a film is developed, thanks to revised Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) film funding contribution guidelines.

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) is now providing funding for film development under the Support to Entrepreneurs and Economic Development (SEED) Policy.  The funding will assist with costs associated with completing film projects in two key areas: small production and trailer/pitch...read more

Yellowknife Guild of Arts and Crafts: Fireweed Studio is open this summer

The Fireweed Studio (log building next to City Hall) is open this summer on Tuesday evenings (market hours) and Saturdays/Stat. holidays from 11:00 – 4:00.

Selling local hand made pottery and fibre arts created by members of the Yellowknife Guild of Arts and Crafts! Lots of new ideas and creative pieces to see.

Cheque or cash only.

For more information:

Wendy Stephenson

wendy_stephenson@yahoo.comread more

Friends of Community Cable 20

For your summer viewing pleasure, here's some of the shows coming your way this week on YK Ch 20/269.

1. Sir John Franklin HS Film Festival 2014 - the students were busy once again this year creating another wonderful array of video delights.

2. Xanadu - the SJF Drama program's spring show from this past April at the NACC.

3. Polar Plunge 2014 - coverage of the annual event held at Long Lake this past Apr 29th. Freezin' for a Reason!

4. Garage Sale Scavenger Hunt - the first episode of the 2014 season from the gang at...read more

Yellowknife – May 30th, 2014 – The Yellowknife Artist Run Community Centre (ARCC) and Folk on the Rocks are announcing a new partnership between the two organizations, with the collective aim of boosting the artistic presence at the Folk on the Rocks music festival.

Many of the existing structures at the Folk on the Rocks site need to be repainted or repaired.   David Whitelock, the new executive director of Folk on the Rocks, saw this as an opportunity to pull in the arts community, and so he approached the ARCC to propose a partnership.

The hope is for a site that, through...read more

Media Release

NWT’s first-ever tourism app now on ITunes!

May 29, 2014 – Yellowknife, NT

The Northwest Territories’ first-ever tourism app was first launched on May 1st at Yellowknife’s Government dock and was available through Google’s Playstore for android devices.  Today, this app is now available on Apple’s ITunes.

The Yellowknife Old Town Soundwalk app weaves together stories and sounds from this iconic Yellowknife neighbourhood. The app includes a variety of archival photos and other multi-media features to help the user immerse themselves in Yellowknife’s...read more


NWT Arts Council
April 28, 2014
Yellowknife, NWT
The NWT Arts Council is pleased to release the NWT Arts Council Strategic Plan 2014 – 2018.

“It is very exciting to now have a leading document to support the delivery of programs to the arts community in the Northwest Territories” says Winnie Cadieux (South Slave) Co-Chair of the NWT Arts Council.

The first Strategic Plan in the twenty nine year history of the NWT Arts Council lays out the Mission, Vision and Goals for the Council while detailing its strategic priorities for the...read more

Simon Brault named New Director and CEO of the Canada Council for the Arts

Ottawa, April 14, 2014 – The Canada Council for the Arts welcomes the appointment by the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages of Simon Brault as its new Director and CEO. Mr. Brault will assume the role on June 26, 2014 for a 5-year term.
“This is excellent news,” said Mr. Joseph L. Rotman, Chair of the Canada Council. “Simon Brault is an exceptional leader with the capacity to give the Canada Council new profile, building on the work and legacy of current...read more

Parks Canada's Western Arctic Field Unit will be hosting Arctic base-camping trips in Ivvavik National Park this summer. A four-day catered trip has been specifically organized for artists who want to spend time creating work and being inspired by the landscape around them.

The pace of the hikes and activities on the Art in the Park trip July 7-10, 2014 is more relaxed so that participants can hike for a bit and then stop at an inspiring spot to focus on creating work. For a painter, that may include sketching or painting; for a photographer that may mean having time - without...read more