SOLD OUT: Haida Now Guided Tour

with Guest Curator Kwiaahwah Jones

 Photo: Shoshannah Greene

Photo: Shoshannah Greene

 
 

Back by popular demand! Join Haida Curator Kwiaahwah Jones on an intimate tour of Haida Now, an unparalleled collection of Haida art featuring more than 450 works by carvers, weavers, photographers and print makers!

Experience a new, powerful way to engage with the worldview and sensibility of the Haida people on this intimate, conversational tour of Haida Now with guest curator Kwiaahwah Jones. Learn about many of the works that highlight the interconnection between Haida art, language, land, spirituality, resilience, and life in the city. According to Haida curator Kwiaahwah Jones, “Haida Now is a glimpse into the Haida Nation’s artistic and cultural legacy that we continue to write. These are the stories we can use to help build better relationships for the future, and create a greater cross-cultural understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.”

Date: Friday April 13, 2018
 
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
 
Admission: SOLD OUT

$29 general admission, $24 MOV members, $10 for individuals self-identifying as Indigenous

Note: Space is limited to maximum 20 participants. Tour ticket includes FREE admission to Haida Now exhibit. Arrive early to explore this exhibit before the tour.

Please note this tour is sold out. To be the first to know when our next tour becomes available, sign up for our wait list:


About Kwiaahwah Jones

Kwiaahwah Jones is of Nishgaa and Haida descent and aspired to become an artist all her life. From 2007 to 2009, she worked as Curator at the Haida Gwaii Museum with Nathalie Macfarlane.

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In 2010, she began work at the Bill Reid Gallery for northwest coast art to curate, and program exhibitions into 2016.In 2016 she left the Bill Reid Gallery to pursue her ambitions to learn to do traditional Haida handpoke tattoos.

Currently she is the guest curator of the exhibition, Haida Now at the Museum of Vancouver, an exhibition feauturing over 450 Haida works collected from as early as the 1880s from Haida Gwaii. Kwiaahwah is also dedicated to her culture and developing her own artistic practice living and working between Vancouver and Haida Gwaii.


Partners in Reconciliation:

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Institutional Partners:

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