• Nine men pose with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border in the snow

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

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.

For more information:

  • Telephone: (867) 667-8485 or (867) 667-8460
  • Fax: (867) 393-6300
  • Email: chilkoot@yac.ca
  • Website: Yukon Arts Centre

Past Chilkoot Trail Artists in Residence




Logos for the Chilkoot Trail Artist in Residency program

Did You Know?

Modern aerial photo of Skagway showing the blue waters of the Taiya Inlet, snow-capped peaks, and the town in the foreground

Skagway is located at the end of the longest, deepest glacial fjord in North America and is considered the northern most point in Southeast Alaska. Glaciers, and the rugged scenery they leave behind, create the stunning backdrop for your visit to Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.