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Beyond Recognition: Aboriginal Abstractions Opening
June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History brings Beyond Recognition: Aboriginal Abstractions to Nelson this summer, an exhibition that adds another chapter to the story of Indigenous art in the Pacific Northwest and across the country.
The art showcased in Beyond Recognition was created by 11 artists past and present; from across the country and spanning decades. Bob Boyer, Benjamin Chee Chee, Robert Houle, Alex Janvier, Katia KaK’wa Kurtness, Ann McLean, Kimowan Metchewais, Susan Point, Rick Rivet, Helen Wassegijig and Linus Woods are renowned, celebrated artists using the canvas to open dialogue and contribute to the evolving idea of Aboriginal Art in North America.
The exhibition runs June 8 to August 11, 2019, with an opening event on Friday, June 7 in Gallery A from 7-9 pm at Touchstones Nelson.