Hours: Tues - Fri 10 am - 5 pm Sat 11 am - 5 pm  |  Address: 15-305 Main Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2B4  |  Phone: (867) 667-4080

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Open Studios & Group Events

Ceramic Open Studio

Every Sunday | 2:30pm - 6:00pm
Every Friday | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
*except or holidays and special occasions*

$5/ hour | ages 18+
            Separate prices and packages for clay, glazing and firing
            Please pay with cash 

Open Ceramic Studio hours are great for individuals who want to practice what they have learned in a ceramic course and to hone their skills. There is no instruction provided during drop-in, participants are expected to have some experience to be able to work independently. Open studio nights are great for participants to learn from each other and connect. Studio techs are on-site to monitor and provide information about our studio and procedures should you have any questions. Participants are welcome to use our studio tools and equipment however any clay that is fired at Arts underground must be purchased from our studio.

Become a Ceramic Drop-in Studio Monitor and Volunteer today!

For more information please visit us in person or call 867-667-4080.

Life Drawing Open Studio

Spring Dates:      March 10, 2020
                                 March 24, 2020
                                 April 7, 2020
                                 April 21, 2020
                                 May 5, 2020 (Last date until September)

Nude model present
$5/hour | Ages 18+
Punch cards are available for purchase

Life-drawing open studio is available for anyone who wants to practice their drawing skills and observation of the human body; all levels are welcome, no need to be shy. We know drawing is not easy and that is why practice is important. We offer a private and comfortable setting to draw a variety of models and body types.
Every other Tuesday, 7pm – 9pm, Sheelah and Gorellaume volunteer their time to set up and host these events. They manage the length of poses starting with short poses and gradually lead towards longer stances.
When planning to attend these sessions, please arrive early. The doors usually open 15-20 minutes early so you can get yourself situated and comfortable. We start at 7pm sharp.
Please bring your own drawing utensils and paper, Arts underground provides seating, drawing boards, and clips. We also would like to encourage you to bring your own music and listen through earbuds if it helps you feel more at ease.
The price is only 5 dollars for one hour, and 10 dollars for 2 hours; all the proceeds go towards hiring the model. Prepaid cards are also available for purchase. Up to 6 hours per cards for $5/hour.

For updates on holiday hours or cancellations, please refer to our online calendar:

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Print Club

Winter dates:     Saturday February 1 | Cancelled due to workshop
                               Saturday March 7 | 11am - 4:30pm
                               Saturday April 4 | 11am - 4:30pm

$5/ hour | Ages 18+
Puch cards are available for purchase 

By popular demand, Arts Underground is introducing its first screen-printing club. Print Club will run the first Saturday of every month, September through March (except for January). Arts Underground has the the equipment and space availble for you to use. This club is not just limited to screen-printing, but is also open to other printmakers. Those who block print or know how to use a prining press are more than welcome to join too.
If you are interested in joining our print club make sure you meet the following requirements:

Yes I know how to:
- coat, expose and reclaim a screen (Those wanting to screen print)
- use the necessary equipment safely
- have taken at least one screen printing workshop at Arts Underground or somewhere else equivalent to 10 hours. (those wanting to screen print)

If you are interested in Print Club but do not meet the requirements, no problem. We have a screen printing workshop available this fall. Check out our "current workshops" page for more info.

For more information visit Arts Underground or call 867-667-4080.

The Underachievers

Winter dates:     March 3, 2020
                                March 17, 2020
                                March 31, 2020
                                April 14, 2020
                                April 28, 2020 (Last date until September)

Must be a Yukon Art Society member to attend; free with membership.

Hosted by Juliann Fraser, this art club for burgeoning painters began in September 2016 for the purpose of establishing a community hub for a hobby that is often done in isolation. Since then it has enjoyed regular attendance by a number of emerging artists who specialize in various mediums, including watercolour, acrylic, oil, charcoal, pastels, and has expanded to include plein air outings organized by its members. Bring your own tools  supplies and creative spirit; equipment such as easels and boards are provided for use by Arts Underground.

For more information please visit us in person or call 867-667-4080.

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