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Inuit Art Highlight of WAG Symposium

January 9, 2013 7:40 AM | Entertainment

Winnipeg Art GalleryLeading artists, art historians, and curators will gather at the Winnipeg Art Gallery on Friday, January 25.

The one-day symposium will discuss the history of Inuit art and the work of several key contemporary Inuit artists

“Inuit Art: Trajectories and Transformation” will have a free public opening from 7 to 10 p.m. later that evening.

“The Winnipeg Art Gallery has the largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art in the world,” said Anna Wiebe, WAG’s head of education. “(The symposium) traces the development of Inuit art over the past six decades and offers us the perfect opportunity to explore and examine the full range of Inuit art through this symposium.”

To register to attend, call (204) 786-6641, ext. 227.