Free Museum Orientation Tours for Aurora Tour Companies

The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) is offering free orientation tours of the museum for aurora tour companies, tour guides and staff.
These tours are intended to highlight important information about the museum and galleries, points of interests, and relevant cultural information that you can provide to your aurora tourism visitors
If you and your staff are interested in attending one of the orientation tours please call or email Jean Sexsmith at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
Phone: (867) 767-9347 ext. 71246

Call for Submissions: Canada In A Day - CTV Documentary Film

In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, award-winning filmmaker Trish Dolman and CTV/Bell Media will present Canada In A Day, a crowdsourced film event created by Canadians. Inspired by Ridley Scott’s 2011 phenomenon Life In A Day and subsequent projects around the world, Canada In A Day will encapsulate the ordinary and the extraordinary events of one day in the life of Canadians in a memorable, touching film to be released Summer of 2017.

Call for Volunteers - Folk on the Rocks

Folk on the Rocks is THIS WEEKEND and still needs a few more volunteers! If you're interested in helping out at the 37th annual Folk on the Rocks Music Festival, please email right away to sign up! 


Areas still recruiting include: Beer Garden, Ticket Sales, Hospitality, Volunteer Headquarters, and Environment. Please contact us as soon as possible to get your choice of jobs!

Nancy MacNeill


Volunteer Coordinator

Folk on the Rocks

Fireweed Studio Open

The Fireweed Studio is open for business!


Selling handmade pottery and fibre arts from the Yellowknife Guild of Arts and Crafts

Open every Tuesday from 5:00-7:30 PM and

Saturdays from 11:00 AM-2:00 PM

Cash or Cheque only

City of Yellowknife Transformer Utility Box & Street Light Box Public Art Program

The City of Yellowknife and Northland Utilities have partnered in a public art initiative which will see several transformer and street light boxes resurfaced by artists.


Painters, digital, mosaic and graffiti artists as well as artists who draw, photograph and any other artists working in two dimensional mediums are invited to submit a proposal to the City. Artists will be selected by a five person project team.


Submission Deadline: Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. MST


Artwork Submission Requirements:

Earth Day Films on Northwestel Community TV

Northwestel Community TV is pleased to celebrate Earth Day April 22nd with a selection of films and programs dedicated to the environmental side of northern life. Please tune in this week to HD Ch 709 to catch the following:


Cold Amazon - Documentary highlighting the importance and vulnerability of the mighty MacKenzie River. Production by Artless Collective.


Shadow of a Giant - Film by Lesley Johnson and Clark Ferguson exploring the history and toxic legacy of Yellowknife's Giant Mine.


Yellowknife composer Carmen Braden embarking on upcoming album recording and two world premieres

There is edgy, exciting music coming out of Canada’s Northwest Territories! Carmen Braden is embarking on her first studio recording of chamber works and folk songs, as well as having fantastic Canadian performers premiere her two newest compositions. Riding the energy of completing her Masters of Music and recent performances and premieres in Finland, Winnipeg and Yellowknife in 2016, Carmen is bringing her music of beauty and curiosity of the sub-Arctic to the world.