A valued reflection of the culture and history of the NWT’s Aboriginal people, the production of traditional arts and fine crafts is also an important element of the Northwest Territories’ economy.
This vibrant cottage industry is one of the key areas in which the Government of the Northwest Territories is working to promote economic activity in smaller communities and to expand and diversify sectors like tourism and the traditional economy.
The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment supports the arts and crafts industry with a variety of programs and services developed and guided by the NWT Arts Strategy.
Arts and fine craft products produced by NWT artists are easily distinguished by the Government sponsored Arts Branding Tag. Read more…
Click here for an on-line directory of NWT artists and their work