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Arts Underground

15-305 Main Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2B4

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15-305 Main Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2B4
Tuesday - Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    Issue: 2016-09-22, PHOTO: by Nicole Bauberger

    A Strong Indigenous Female Presence at Arts Underground

    Two new exhibitions curated by Jennifer Bowen Allen, of the Dene Nation, opened Sept. 2 at Arts Underground. In the Focus Gallery, a group show called Hands of Time: Bush Women on the Land honours the way that women who live on the land have...

    Sep. 22, 2016

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    Issue: 2016-06-23, PHOTO: Nicole Bauberger

    Bright Colours, Divergent Stories

    Two brightly coloured shows of paintings adorn the walls of Arts Underground. While they share intense palettes, their worldviews contrast profoundly. The Things You Know by Whitehorse artist Heather Von Steinhagen offers a surreal, disturbing...

    Jun. 23, 2016

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    Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Courtesy of Jocylyn McDowell

    Space Art

    When the detection of gravitational waves was announced earlier this month, the space community rejoiced. They cried out, “Einstein was right!” and “This changes everything we know about space.” For me, this announcement had the resonance of a...

    Feb. 25, 2016

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    Issue: 2015-12-17, Cred: Courtesy of Arts Underground

    Happy Anniversary, Arts Underground

    Arts Underground recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary with a small party and the launch of a show commemorating the anniversary, called ten. ten features art by the Yukon Arts Society Members, and it includes a variety of mediums.

    Dec. 17, 2015

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    Issue: 2015-11-19 PHOTO: Courtesy of Jesse Devost

    Holding Images in Our Mind

    In his most recent show, Jesse Devost investigates how we gather and hold images in our mind. Optic Nerve, showing at Arts Underground until Nov. 28, explores how the optic nerve continuously captures images and transmits them to the brain, ...

    Nov. 19, 2015

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    Issue: 2015-10-15 PHOTO: Nicole Bauberger

    When Worlds Collide

    In the Focus Gallery at the front of Arts Underground, Michel Gignac’s Bells and Airplanes communicates mixed emotions about his work as a guide in the Peel region over two seasons. His raw-feeling installation communicates a sense of chaos...

    Oct. 15, 2015

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    Issue: 2015-09-17 PHOTO: Lea Roy

    Ideas, Laughter, and Making Art

    Armed with everything they need to make art, plus some delicious egg salad sandwiches, 12 Yukon artists left their lives behind and tucked themselves into the woods to make art together. Members of the Southern Lakes Artist Collective got...

    Sep. 17, 2015

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    Whats Up Yukon January 29, 2015

    Some Love Science. For Others, There’s Art

    It’s always easier to preach to the converted. If I call myself a scientist, others who like that label might seek me out for a conversation or my opinion on something specific.

    Jan. 29, 2015

  • Colour and Clay, Space and Story

    From strong swipes of colour to a fairy tale in clay, Arts Underground offered a lot to look at this June. You only have until June 29 to see Shaping Space by Crag Lake artist Lawrie Crawford and Finding Balance by Tagish artist Sandra Grace Storey.

    Jun. 27, 2013

  • Expansive Mark-making and Education

    What if a gallery contains only a few works, with room to breathe between them? Whitehorse artist Joyce Majiski's new shows at Arts Underground offer a refreshing change ...

    Jan. 24, 2013

  • Looking In 3 Directions

    Walking into Arts Underground these days, an impression of bright colours swirls around you. White, tan and black play their parts, but many solid areas of bright colour in all the artists' work tie the show together. Alice Park-Spurr, Jane Isakson

    Sep. 29, 2012