A PROJECT BY LOCAL FIELD SCHOOL
FRIDAY, AUGUST 13th
6:30PM(ish) AT THE MACAULAY HOUSE ARTIST RESIDENCE
We’re not quite ready to fire up the STEAM BOAT yet, but it will be parked at the Macaulay House all weekend for the Yukon Riverside Arts Festival. Come drink some tea with us and browse the materials in our sauna reading room, and enter into our limerick contest to win a private sauna session!
Local Field School has spent the summer retrofitting a small sailboat into a community sauna.
The original purpose of the sailboat was to sail from the small village of Mayo, Yukon, down the Yukon River to the Bering Sea, and then across the North Atlantic Ocean to England.
The sailboat will become a community sauna with Local Field School artists leading project and construction. We view community-building and the promotion of local well-being as the most effective intervention of the monument to the Gold Rush we live in, and believe that bringing people together, in a celebratory and safe manner, in a sauna built in a boat with larger-than-life aspirations, prepares us for another long winter together.