About Arts in the Park

Founded in 1996 by Doreen Hildebrand and Steve Slade, Arts in the Park celebrates visual and performing arts, and takes place every summer in downtown Whitehorse.

The time has come!

Arts in the Park is now accepting applications for its 25th season! In order to comply with COVID-19 restrictions, the Arts in the Park 2021 season will be a live radio-broadcast edition of the festival in partnership with CJUC in Whitehorse and CFYT in Dawson City.

Call for performers

Musicians and bands of all genres, storytellers, children’s performers, poets and theatre artists are encouraged to apply to take part in the 2021 edition of Arts in the Park! We welcome applications from both emerging and established artists.

DATES

Arts in the Park 2021 is happening from Monday, May 31 to Friday, July 9.

– Noon shows: 12pm to 1pm, Monday to Friday.

– Evening shows: 7pm to 8pm on Wednesdays.

The evening shows are geared towards louder performances, emerging bands and youth based artistic projects.

PAY FOR PERFORMERS, FOR 1 HOUR PERFORMANCE

Performer fees have been increased from Arts in the Park’s regular fees in order to support performers during COVID-19. In order to comply to COVID-19 restrictions of physical distancing, we will only accept applications for solo and duo performances.

Solo: $400

Duo: $600

 

TO APPLY

Send an e-mail including the following information to producer and programmer Geneviève Doyon at artsinthepark@musicyukon.com. Please include your band\artist name in the title of the e-mail and submit by April 2:

–           a brief (<100 word) bio and photo (to be used in promotion/marketing)

–           a brief (one paragraph) description of your performance (NB: Performances are 1 hour with a very short intermission one way),

–          a sample of your work (video or MP3 ),

–          technical requirements or equipment that Arts in the Park would be required to supply

–          availability between May 31 and July 9, 2021.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 2, 4:30pm.  APPLICATIONS MAY BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE BUT WILL BE CONSIDERED ONLY FOR DATES UNFILLED AFTER APRIL 2.

Music Yukon would like to thank Yukon Government and Lotteries Yukon for making the 2021 season of Arts in the Park possible.

Contact


Geneviève Doyon
artsinthepark@musicyukon.com

Get involved


Perform
Call for Performers | Apply by April 2nd


Join Our Team
TBA


Volunteer
Arts in the Park can always use a helping hand. If you’d like to contribute to the festivities, please get in touch!

Sponsors

Lotteries Yukon

City of Whitehorse

Klondike Institute of Art & Culture

Government of Canada

Arctic Star Printing

Jazz Yukon

Skky Hotel

Hougen Group of Companies

Frostbite Music Society

What’s Up Yukon

Vector Research

Yukon Brewing

ATCO Electric Yukon

Folk Society of Whitehorse

Real Canadian Superstore

Save On Foods

CJUC 92.5 FM

Ray Tucker

Duncan Sinclair