Art exhibit in the Main Administration Building.
all that it gives: selections from the Yukon Permanent Art Collection exhibition, summer 2022.

Discover the art exhibits in the Jim Smith Building

In the government’s Jim Smith Building you’ll discover several exhibits of art from the Yukon’s Permanent Art Collection.

The exhibits

In the foyer

There’s a rotating display of artwork from the Yukon Permanent Art Collection in the foyer. There are also 24 stained-glass panels by West Vancouver artist David MacLagan. These show the historical evolution of the Yukon.

Legislative Assembly members’ lounge

There’s a series of 5 hand-stitched panels titled “Women's Tapestries” depict women’s lives throughout the Yukon’s 4 seasons in the lounge. Two sisters Eve Aldis McBride and Julie Aldis designed the panels that thousands of volunteers stitched in 1975.

The Yukon Legislature

The “Departure of Persephone” is a 3-panel painting by Ted Harrison. The painting hangs in the entrance to the legislature. Inside the chamber, “Fireweed” by Joanne Staniszkis is on display behind the speaker's chair. 

Antler decorated with felt flowers and beads.
Hints of Easter by Faye Chamberlain, 2021 (Yukon Permanent Art Collection)

Viewing tours

We can provide you with a tour of the legislature and members’ lounge. Ask in person for information at the main reception desk, or email You can also reach us by phone 867-667-5811 or 867-667-5812.

Find the building

The Jim Smith Building is located at 2071 2nd Avenue in Whitehorse. The building is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

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