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Opening Reception: Student Exhibition

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Date(s) - 06/03/2020
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Join us for an opening reception on Friday, March 6, 2020

Join the Kitimat Museum & Archives in the Upstairs Gallery for the opening reception of “Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art Student Exhibition”, on Friday, March 6, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The exhibition showcases the artwork of students completing their fine art certification and diplomas.

The artists will be in attendance and light refreshments will be served.

 

About Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art

Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art brings all nations together in the pursuit of higher education and sets new standards for aspiring artists. It is the only school of its kind in Canada, focusing on traditional First Nations Pacific Northwest Coast art with a view to developing fine art skills.

The school offers the First Nations Fine Arts program, instructed and mentored by world-renowned artists Dempsey Bob (Tahltan/Tlingit), Stan Bevan (Tahltan/Tlingit/Tsimshian), and Ken McNeil (Tahltan/Tlingit/Nisga’a).  Visiting artists, dignitaries and cultural advocates enhance the learning environment with their knowledge, wisdom and experience.

This exhibition will run from March 6 to 28, 2020 in the Upstairs Gallery of the Kitimat Museum.

Note: If winter conditions are in effect, artists will not travel in from Terrace, check the Kitimat Museum Facebook page for event schedule changes.

Kitimat Museum & Archives

The Kitimat Centennial Museum (original name) opened in October 1969 and has served Kitimat citizens for the past forty years as the place for community and natural history, and an exhibition centre for visual arts.

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