Chilkoot Trail Artist in Residence
The Arts are Alive on the Chilkoot Trail
Together, the Yukon Arts Centre, Parks Canada, and the US National Park Service are providing an opportunity for established visual artists to pursue their work inspired by history and nature on the Chilkoot Trail. Artists will hike the entire trail during a two week backpacking trip, spending one to three days at each campsite.
Call for Submissions will be in December for the Summer 2015 program. The annual deadline is February 1st.
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Did You Know?
The Canadian government required those going to the Klondike gold fields to bring a year's supply of food with them to avoid starvation during the long Yukon winter. Some of the recommended supplies included 400 pounds of flour, 200 pounds of bacon, and 100 pounds of beans! More...