Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Indiginesse Opens to the Beats of Hearts & Drums

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27 May 2014

We are thrilled that the opening reception was a resounding success! From the opening speeches, to performances in traditional song, poetry, fiddling and even a round dance -- we had it all and enjoyed sharing it with everyone!

Artists' statement:"Indiginesse is the culmination by valiant, contemporary Native women artists working to offer healing, education, and to inform all communities. May this exhibition bring greater compassion, understanding, health, and peace as we all seek to offer responsible caring towards all of our many communities."

In an impromptu visit to see Indiginesse, the Right Honourable Paul Martin called the exhibition

REMAINING EXHIBITION DETAILS & EVENTS

May 28: 10AM-2:30PM Traditional Metis Beading Registered Workshop with Nathalie Bertin
Limited space – pre-registration is required. No prior experience necessary. Course fee $50 plus HST, plus materials fee of $15

June 4: 2-3PM   “Concrete Indian” | An Art Talk with Anishinaabe artist Nadya Kwandibens
Free admission, all welcome

June 20: 8PM
Memere le Colibri: A Fiddle Performance”8pm, Featuring Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuk, Metis violinist
Tickets $10 plus HST; Family of 4 (2adults and 2 children) $35 plus HST
Appropriate for ages 10 and up


Exhibition dates: May 7 to June 28, 2014
Gallery hours:
Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm, and during special events
Free admission


For further information, or to registers for workshops and purchase tickets, please drop by the Aurora Cultural Centre (22 Church Street, Aurora, ON) or call the office at 905-713-1818.

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