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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.

BETWEEN AMONG and AWAY: Call for Entries 
University of Alberta Graduate Student Exhibition on April 22- 30, 2016

Submission Deadline Extended: February 01, 2016

What exists in the liminal spaces between binaries that describe notions of place? What knowledge is there to be found, created, activated, and felt in these interstices? How can artistic practice be an intervening force into climate, conflict, the economy, or human machinations that disrupt and irrupt into our sense of being and place?

For 192 hours at the end of April, 2016, the...read more

YELLOWKNIFE (January 8, 2016) – Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) Bob McLeod will join the Northwest Territories’ film industry  tonight in a red-carpet NWT premiere of the 20th Century Fox film The Revenant featuring Melaw Nakehk’o — originally from Fort Simpson.

Tonight’s screening and festivities, sponsored by Dene Nahjo, will celebrate the film's indigenous theme and the positive impacts that the film sector can provide in the recognition of Aboriginal cultures, languages and traditional knowledge.

In addition to providing opportunities...read more

NWT Arts Council Funding Applications for 2016 Projects
Due February 28, 2016


Funding is available for artists or territorial organizations that are producing a specific artistic work, project or event in the following categories: Audio Recording,

Performing Arts, Writing and Publishing, Visual Arts and Crafts, Film and Media Arts.


To download an application form:


Closing Date: February 28, 2016.


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Appointment of a new Parliamentary Poet Laureate

January 5, 2016 (Ottawa) – The Speaker of the Senate, the Honourable George J. Furey, and the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Honourable Geoff Regan, announced the appointment of George Elliott Clarke as Canada’s next Parliamentary Poet Laureate, effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Clarke is the seventh poet to hold this office, succeeding Michel Pleau, whose two-year term ended on December 31, 2015.

“George Elliott Clarke has

Adapted from her set at NACC's Ko K'e Storytelling Festival earlier this year, Jacq Brass is proud to be bringing an intermingling of poetry and stories to audiences in Saskatchewan. Over the course of four days, Jacq will be sharing stories of resistance, solidarity, violence, laughter and identity. If you or friends of yours will be in Saskatchewan from December 17th to December 20th, consider stopping by one of Jacq's performances. (Photo credit: NWT Arts)

Thursday, December 17th • Regina, SK
8:00pm • Ice Queen City - Shayna Stock Spoken Word
Creative City Centre,...read more

YELLOWKNIFE, NT- Artless Collective announced December 7, 2015 that their short horror film, CONIBEAR, has been chosen to screen with Telefilm’s Not Short on Talent Package at the world’s most prestigious short film festival, Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival in France on February 10, 2016.



The short horror film, clocking in at 10 minutes, revolves around two trappers in the sub-arctic of the NWT who struggle with maintaining their sanity amidst a tragic...read more

The French Canadian office of the National Film Board of Canada has launched the 2016 call for documentary projects in French! 


The Concours Tremplin is intended to develop Francophone and Francophile documentary filmmakers outside of Québec. This contest offers the opportunity for filmmakers to direct their first or second film under an umbrella of professional support and guidance from the NFB throughout the entire production process. 


For details (in French only) : concourstremplin.com...read more


The world's only circumpolar genre film festival

DEAD NORTH is a short genre film-making festival that is open to all the good people freezing their faces off North of 60. Over the course of two months, filmmakers from the circumpolar world produce original films in some of the world's coldest climates.

These films have gone on to screen at major festivals around the world, including Fantasia, NYC Horror Film Festival and...read more

Northern Arts and Cultural Centre Annual General Meeting


The Northern Arts and Cultural Centre will be holding its Annual General Meeting Sunday, December 6 2015 at 1:00pm in the lobby of the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre at 4701-52nd Avenue (Sir John Franklin High School).

Attending this meeting is a great way to know what is happening in the NWT in regards to the performing arts. Come and meet passionate people who are interested in influencing the local arts scene and using their energy to make positive changes in their community.

For...read more

Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF) Welcome Federal Government’s Commitment

to Invest in Canadian Arts and Culture

Yellowknife, November 17, 2015 – Representatives of arts councils and equivalent public arts funders from across Canada met in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, from November 11-13, 2015, on the occasion of the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF) 11th Annual General Meeting.

The CEOs/Directors, senior staff and Chairs of CPAF welcomed the public release of the mandate letter from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to...read more

Narrative Threads · Fils des histoires      


November 26, 2015 / in Press Release /



The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) is pleased to announce the launch of a new Virtual Museum of Canada project that they are a part of – Narrative Threads: Crafting the Canadian Quilt! Produced by the Textile Museum of Canada in conjunction...read more



Auditions for Commercial to be shot in Yellowknife

Artless Collective, a Yellowknife based film production studio, is casting for a commercial to be shot in Yellowknife.

They are looking for 2 boys ages 3-5 years old to appear in a 2 minute comedic commercial.


Experience is not necessary.

Specifically, looking for:

  • 1 boy with brown hair and brown eyes.
  • 1 boy with blonde/light brown hair and blue eyes.


Parents/Guardians, please contact...read more

"You're Not Alone" WINS PLATINUM AWARD IN THE 2015 MARCOM AWARDS; aRTLeSS Collective Tops the Shortlist for International Awards Honouring Best of Marketing and Communications Industry.

Watch - "You're Not Alone"

aRTLeSS Collective announced on November 12th, 2015 that it has won top awards for "You're Not Alone", a music video PSA (Public Service Announcement) made in partnership with the GNWT's Department of Health & Social Services, in the annual MARCOM Awards.  With over 6,500 entries from...read more

Casting Call – Monty Python’s Spamalot


Ptarmigan Ptheatrics spring musical 2016 is going to be "Monty Python’s Spamalot"
Persons interested in being part of this iconic show (see attached) can contact Lynn Elkin at ptarmiganyk@hotmail.comread more

Music NWT is looking for your feedback and input for the 2016 Great Northern Music Conference!

Have you attended one of Music NWT's very popular conferences in the past?
They are looking for feedback and suggestions from their members and potential participants for the upcoming "Great Northern Music Conference" slated for February 2016.
Music NWT is looking for panel and workshop ideas that will appeal to all types of musicians in the NWT regardless of genre, age, or career level.

Some current ideas are:

You tube monetization
Online marketing
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Singer/Songwriter, Craig Cardiff, is returning to Yellowknife on Saturday, November 14th to play another fun and interactive show at the Top Knight Pub!

He has generously offered to put on a FREE Song Writing Workshop the afternoon before his performance, from 3pm- 5pm at the Top Knight. This workshop is for ALL AGES.

Cardiff is excited to invite musicians and songwriters OF ALL EXPERIENCE LEVELS to come together at The Top Knight to workshop existing songs, collaborate on new ones and more. This is an inclusive group with a focus on collaboration and involvement from all...read more

Showcase your creativity to win a $5,000 scholarship


Below is the information for this year’s annual Pier 1 Greeting Card contest, as it is a great opportunity for kids to get creative and win the chance to have their design featured as UNICEF’s 2016 Holiday Card, as well as win a $5,000 scholarship and $500 in art supplies for their school!

Participating children will need either a pencil, pen, crayon, colour markers or paints to depict their drawing.  They will not be able to accept any computer or other machine generated artwork.  They will also...read more

Join the YK Community Baker's Center for their Holiday Craft & Gift Sale!

Products from Yellowknife's home based businesses, local artists and crafters & some very skilled bakers will be available for purchase.

Saturday, November 14th @ 1:30 pm - 5 pmread more

Raindance Film Festival invites UK & International producers and filmmakers to submit their film to its 24th edition taking place from 21 September to 2 October 2016 in Central London. An Academy Award, BAFTA and BIFA qualifying festival.

More info here.

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Book Launch - Ramshackle, A Yellowknife Story


Date : November 11th, 2015

Time : 5pm til 7pm

Location : Down to Earth Gallery

About the book launch :

The Yellowknife Book Cellar in collaboration with Down to Earth Gallery invite you to join local

artist Alison McCreesh as she launches her debut full-length graphic novel titled Ramshackle,

a Yellowknife Story.


About the book :

Over the past decade, the North, or at least the...read more