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The second edition of The Festival of Cool looks north to the Arctic Circle to explore the diversity of its people and Indigenous languages through contemporary music, film, visual art and thought-provoking panels – proving that extreme cold can be cool.

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

Ingenious Purpose - Kwanlin Dn Cultural Centre Sewing Group

10:00am – 8:00pm

An exhibition featuring beautiful dog blankets and hangings made by the Kwanlin Dn Cultural Centre (KDCC) Sewing Group in Whitehorse.

Craft & Design

Visual Arts

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place Nicholas Galanin

10:00am – 9:00pm

Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Visual Arts

Flora, Fauna - Marja Helander

12:00pm – 6:00pm

The Festival of Cool presents a solo exhibition featuring the newest works from Smi photographer, video artist and filmmaker, Marja Helander.

Visual Arts

The Race for the Arctic

7:30pm – 9:00pm

With the Arctic melting and climate change opening avenues for resource exploitation, you wont want to miss this hot topic discussion. Part of Festival of Cool: The Arctic.

Learning

Lectures

Ingenious Purpose - Kwanlin Dn Cultural Centre Sewing Group

10:00am – 8:00pm

An exhibition featuring beautiful dog blankets and hangings made by the Kwanlin Dn Cultural Centre (KDCC) Sewing Group in Whitehorse.

Craft & Design

Visual Arts

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place Nicholas Galanin

10:00am – 9:00pm

Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Visual Arts

Flora, Fauna - Marja Helander

12:00pm – 6:00pm

The Festival of Cool presents a solo exhibition featuring the newest works from Smi photographer, video artist and filmmaker, Marja Helander.

Visual Arts

Living Up North

7:30pm – 9:00pm

Join the conversation as locals and artists debunk the myths of living in the Arctic. Part of Festival of Cool: The Arctic.

Learning

Lectures

Ingenious Purpose - Kwanlin Dn Cultural Centre Sewing Group

10:00am – 8:00pm

An exhibition featuring beautiful dog blankets and hangings made by the Kwanlin Dn Cultural Centre (KDCC) Sewing Group in Whitehorse.

Craft & Design

Visual Arts

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place Nicholas Galanin

10:00am – 9:00pm

Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Visual Arts

Flora, Fauna - Marja Helander

12:00pm – 6:00pm

The Festival of Cool presents a solo exhibition featuring the newest works from Smi photographer, video artist and filmmaker, Marja Helander.

Visual Arts

Ikumagialiit

8:00pm – 9:10pm

SOLD OUT Ikumagialiit is a performance art band that takes on the metaphor of the bowhead whale, learning how to breathe in the depths and exploring Inuit practices. Part of Festival of Cool: The Arctic.

Music

Theatre

Ingenious Purpose - Kwanlin Dn Cultural Centre Sewing Group

10:00am – 8:00pm

An exhibition featuring beautiful dog blankets and hangings made by the Kwanlin Dn Cultural Centre (KDCC) Sewing Group in Whitehorse.

Craft & Design

Visual Arts

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place Nicholas Galanin

10:00am – 9:00pm

Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Visual Arts

Flora, Fauna - Marja Helander

12:00pm – 8:00pm

The Festival of Cool presents a solo exhibition featuring the newest works from Smi photographer, video artist and filmmaker, Marja Helander.

Visual Arts

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