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Opening Reception: Freda Diesing School Mar 3 at 5pm

The Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art Student Exhibition opens Friday, March 3, 2023, at 5 p.m. in the Upstairs Gallery of the Kitimat Museum & Archives.

First and second-year students learning traditional First Nations art will be showcasing their paintings and prints, for viewing and sale. Artists and instructors will be available for discussion, and refreshments will be served.

The show runs until April 1st, 2023. The Upstairs Gallery is wheelchair accessible.

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The 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.

Coast Mountain College created the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art to honour, recognize and continue the legacy of Haida artist Freda Diesing. She was a master carver, painter, tireless educator and champion of First Nations art and culture.