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ODD Gallery

Odd Gallery

The ODD Gallery is a contemporary art centre housed in KIAC. The ODD Gallery’s year-round programming features solo and group exhibitions (selected and curated by committee) by regional, national and international visual artists, as well as the annual thematic project The Natural & The Manufactured. The Gallery also presents a wide array of outreach programming including artist talks, openings, lectures, screenings, youth programs and other special events. Gallery programming fosters professionalism and appreciation of regional visual arts practice, and provides the community with exposure and access to a diverse range of contemporary visual arts practices and theories. 


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Issue: 2017-09-20, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

There is the Berton House program, overseen by the Writers Trust of Canada, which houses four people annually; the Dawson City Music Festival’s Songwriter In Residence, which happens every winter; and the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture... more

Sep 20, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Education

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Issue: 2017-09-13, PHOTO: Chris Healey

Any discussion of the Yukon School of Visual Arts begins with a couple of questions: What is it? Why is it in Dawson? The first question is easily answered: the Yukon SOVA is a post-secondary art school with excellent facilities and dedicated staff more

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Education

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Issue: 2017-08-09, PHOTO: James Healey

It’s not too often that you get to walk up to an artist in creative process and say, “Excuse me, what are you working on?” The Yukon Riverside Arts Festival, which takes place from August 17th to 20th in Dawson City as part of the Discovery Days... more

Aug 9, 2017 12:00 AM Dawson City

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Issue: 2017-04-12, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The cupboard behind Dan Sokolowski’s head is still covered with the multi-coloured Post-it notes he’s been using to assign the 86 short films in this year’s Dawson City International Short Film Festival to various categories for Friday, Saturday... more

Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM Dawson City

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Issue: 2017-01-11, PHOTO: Gabriela Sgaga

From Jan. 26 to Feb. 25, the ODD Gallery in Dawson City will be featuring an exhibition called The Golden Age of Selfies. The exhibition will showcase work submitted by members of the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC). The idea of... more

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM Photography - Film

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Issue: 2016-09-29

On Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m., the ODD Gallery in Dawson City will be holding a reception for the opening of Perpetual Curiosities: A 30-Year Retrospective. The exhibition is by long-time Dawsonite Shelley Hakonson, whose last show at the... more

Sep 29, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-04-07, PHOTO: Courtesy of ODD Gallery

A new exhibition has opened at the ODD Gallery in Dawson City. Ommatida Muralis, which runs until April 16, is a new interactive installation by Winnipeg artists Chantal Dupas and Andrew John Milne. “It’s a rich experience to have a display of two... more

Apr 7, 2016 12:00 AM Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-02-18, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The most recent exhibition at Dawson’s ODD Gallery is nothing if not seasonal for its subject is the northern lights, also called aurora borealis, the light display named jointly after the Roman god of the dawn, Aurora, and the Greek god of the... more

Feb 18, 2016 12:00 AM Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The snow has come and gone… and come and gone again… but the heavy mist on the hillsides around the town – mists that last well past the morning and into the afternoon – tell their own story of seasonal change. Winter, as they say in Westeros, is... more

Oct 29, 2015 12:00 AM Dawson City

Andrea Kastner has been fascinated by garbage for years. The Montreal native, who now makes her home in Hamilton, Ontario became interested in waste while thinking about how we, as a society, relate to our possessions. more

Nov 12, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Rebekah Miller is fascinated with zippers, with how they both conceal and reveal, how they open and close. She's also fascinated with coverings – whether they are external facades of buildings or the skins of animals. Therefore, Skins is a very... more

Feb 13, 2014 12:00 AM Dawson City

Humans are attracted to animals on an instinctual level, yet more than 50 percent of us now live in urban settings, worldwide (as of 2008). This collective experience creates a substantial gap in how we understand foxes, coyotes, beavers and other wi more

Jun 7, 2012 12:00 AM Dawson City

In the ODDGallery, Keith Langergraber's show, Partially Buried, sets up a dialogue between the kind of objects you might find out on the land and drawings of those objects. Langergraber is currently in Dawson teaching a "Field School" ,,, more

Jun 3, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Arts