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Calls for Submission

2015 Residency Submissions for 2016 Programming are now closed.

Thank you for your applications. Due to the number of applications, only successful candiates will be notified. 

Next Submission Intake: 2016

General Call

The Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC) is now accepting applications from visual artists, media artists, and interdisciplinary artists for its 2016 Artist in Residence Program.

The residence accommodates two artists concurrently for research, development and production of ongoing or new bodies of work.

Artists may also have the opportunity to facilitate outreach programs such as talks, workshops and exhibitions, intended to promote interaction and professional development, and provide access to a diverse range of contemporary arts practices and theories within the community.

General Call Residencies will run in February, April through June, and from August 21 through December 31, 2016. Participants are responsible for all travel and personal expenses including food and materials related to their work.

See application guidelines under the submenu to the left.

Specific Calls

2016 Film Festival Residency

The Dawson City International Short Film Festival takes place each spring on Easter Weekend. The 2013 Film Festival presented screenings of over 100 short films and videos from around the world to over 1,500 enthusiastic cinema buffs. The festival weekend includes workshops, panel discussions and special presentations by participating filmmakers and special guests.

Filmmakers working in all media may apply for residency dates to coincide with the Film Festival and have the opportunity to participate in Festival Programming. In past years, KIAC Artists in Residence have presented their films in special screenings and talks, facilitated workshops, and participated in panel discussions.

Please mark your application “Film Festival Residency.” Please note that filmmakers may also apply under the General Call for residency dates other than those connected with the Film Festival.

For more information about the film festival visit
To apply to the film festival residence see application guidelines under the submenu to the left.

2016 The Natural & The Manufactured:
An ODD Gallery & KIAC Artist in Residence project

The ODD Gallery seeks proposals from visual artists working in all media for this yearly thematic project, which consists of two exhibition-creation residencies leading to one gallery-based and one outdoor installation.

The N&M residency runs July 1 through August 16, 2016 with exhibitions opening on August 11, 2016.

For more information about the N&M project visit:
More information about applying to the N&M project can be found here

Dawson City Music Festival Songwriter in Residence

The Dawson City Music Festival programs one songwriter in residence in our space each year.
For more information visit


KIAC Artist in Residence Program
Tara Rudnickas, Program Director or Nicole Rayburn, Artist in Residence Coordinator
Email: or or
Phone: 1-867-993-5005 or Fax: 1-867-993-5838

Box 8000
902 - 2nd Avenue
Dawson City, Yukon
Y0B 1G0

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Klondike Institute of Art & Culture Bag 8000, Dawson, Yukon, YOB 1G0 Canada
Telephone: 1-867-993-5005 Fax: 1-867-993-5838 Email: