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Art & the Indigenous People – Opening Reception

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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ART & THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

Celebrating the artistic contributions of Indigenous Artists June 14 – July 31

RECEPTION Wednesday, June 20th | 7-9pm

rsvp by June 19

ARTWORLD FINE ART

invites you to join in the celebration.

In June Canada celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. In cooperation with Indigenous organizations, the Government of Canada chose June 21, the summer solstice, for National Aboriginal Day, now known as National Indigenous Peoples Day.

7:30pm | Smudging Ceremony by artist and educator Todd Jamieson

introducing the paintings of

ALAN SYLIBOY

 (Mi’kmaw)

Alan Syliboy - Travelling Through the Night Sky

Tavelling Through the Night Sky by Alan Syliboy 24″x48″ acrylic on masonite

7:45pm | Artist and archaeologist Kris Nahrgang will lead a discussion of the deep Indigenous history of the Toronto waterfront and how it shaped the city we are today.

Kris & the Unity Pole commissioned by the Canadian National Exhibition in 2017

Kris & the Unity Pole commissioned by the Canadian National Exhibition in 2017

Kris will also unveil a newly completed white cedar pole (Totem) with design inspired by the healing path laid out by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

also in attendance

NEW GALLERY ARTIST

JAY BELL REDBIRD

(Ojibwe)

Forever Pure Love by Jay Bell Redbird

Forever Pure Love by Jay Bell Redbird

 

Details

Date:
June 20
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Artworld Fine Art
365 Evans Avenue
Etobicoke, Ontario M8Z 1K2 Canada
+ Google Map
Phone:
416-620-0500

Details

Date:
June 20
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Artworld Fine Art
365 Evans Avenue
Etobicoke, Ontario M8Z 1K2 Canada
+ Google Map
Phone:
416-620-0500