Coming to a stop near you – Nakatamaakewin: Bringing art to you!

Celebrating the WAG’s world class collection of Inuit art at Qaumajuq, this exhibition offers an exciting selection of original prints, textiles, stone sculptures, and audiovisual stories shared by Inuit voices, that will allow visitors of all ages to experience a greater understanding of Inuit art and culture, the land, and its people. And the best part is…we are bringing art to you!

Thanks to support from Manitoba 150 this year, this unique and fully accessible mobile exhibition will travel across Manitoba this May through September 2022 to bring an inspiring collection of Inuit art directly to your community and schools! Take a look at this year’s activity booklet here.

Space required to host this exhibit includes a large parking spot for the vehicle and space for a 10’x10’ tent, where tables and chairs will be set up for learning experiences. Multiple configurations are possible.

We can’t wait to connect you to the new WAG-Qaumajuq!

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Hear from artist Kale Sheppard:

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See the new Nakatamaakewin activity booklet below!

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Make a Stencil Print!

Learn about print making and follow the steps here to create a beautiful project!

 

Nakatamaakewin

Pronounced: na-kah-tah-MAA-kaywin
Language: Michif
Meaning: “to leave something behind”
Symbolic: The artworks in the van will be bringing their teachings and will leave behind knowledge in the different communities it travels to.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Target audience – School groups and community members of all ages
• Installation and packing is included
• An expert will be present for all visits
• Art exhibit, activity booklet, workshops, and support content included
• All elements are bilingual (English and French)
• FREE

Health and Safety: The program is designed to be flexible and adapt to various health and safety guidelines determined by the Manitoba Government. Program plan will adjust according to regulations.

Nakatamaakewin will travel throughout Manitoba – Stay tuned for new program dates!

Nakatamaakewin is available during school hours and through the evening. Fill out an expression of interest in having Nakatamaakewin visit your school or community!

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