After shipping Yukon soapstone to BC and shipping carvings to Dawson for 3 years, I loaded my truck and Kryptonite (my dog) and I moved to Dawson in 2008. In 2012, several "seasonal moves" later, I purchased my Gold Rush era house. (Stone-carving is not nomadic lifestyle friendly art form). With a home base-of-operations, "Heart of Stone" has been undergoing a metamorphosis in the 'Heart of the Klondyke", which has become more evident with the…
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Music Games with Numbers-Annie Avery with Annie Avery
Rhythm, music and math all come together in this unit of fun rhythm songs and games connecting numbers with different musical textures, cooperative movement and fun.
The Community School Touring Program sends performance artists to every Yukon community school. The goal of this program is to expose children to types of performance art they may not regularly encounter, with preference given to acts that have an educational component.
CSTP impacts hundreds of students each year and provides important and inspiring opportunities for youth in Yukon communities.
The Artist in the School program (AIS) provides Yukon school children with the opportunity to be instructed and inspired by practicing artists and to learn to work with a variety of art forms and media. It is available to all Yukon elementary and secondary schools, including 18 schools in Whitehorse and 14 in the communities. In 2018-19, more than 50 AIS artists travelled to every Yukon community to deliver over 5100 arts encounters for students.