Artspace

Year:
2020
Region:
Northwest Territories
Type:
Laureate
Theme:
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Skills development
Category:
Youth

Artspace won $100,000 to offer arts programs in the evenings and weekends, as well as daytime drop-in space, that cater to youth, individuals experiencing homelessness, and professional artists. Artspace will also run regular community events such as art galas and art competitions which will create a stronger sense of community among all Yellowknifers. Through all of its activities and events, Artspace will emphasize community capacity building. Artspace is a space for relationship building, mentorship opportunities, economic, social and cultural development.

Nominator: Rebecca Alty
Mayor of Yellowknife
Team:
Cat McGurk, President of Makerspace YK (Team Leader), Brian Bromley, Kristel Derkowski, Amélie Duval, Michael Fatt, Korry Garvey, Jake Olson, Mike Otto, Terry Pamplin, John Rombough, Wylie Rudkevitch, Maddy Tetreault, Jadie Zeng