Saturday, March 31, 2007

Enduring Traditions lecture series


photo by Urbanpictures.com

The West Vancouver Museum is hosting a series of talks on the artistic expressions and cultural traditions of the Northwest Coast First Nations. Admission is $ 10 for a talk or $ 25 for 3 talks.

April 18, 6:30 pm - Dr. Charlotte Townsend-Gault, Associate Professor, UBC Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory

May 9, 6:30 pm - Sharon M Fortney, Guest Curator, Ph. D Candidate in Anthropology, University of British Columbia

May 23, 6:30 pm - Dr. Jennifer Kramer, Curator of the Pacific Northwest, UBC Museum of Anthropology; Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Anthropology

June 13, 6:30 pm - Karen Duffek, Curator Pacific Northwest & Contemporary Visual Arts, UBC Museum of Anthropology

July 4, 6:30 pm - Aaron Nelson-Moody, Artist, Squamish Nation

For more information please call 604- 925- 7295.

Friday, March 09, 2007


Stit├║yntm Enduring Traditions
March 20th - August 31st, 2007
Opening Reception March 20th, 7 - 9 pm
West Vancouver Museum
680 17th Street, West Vancouver

Enduring Traditions explores the artistic expression of the Squamish people who utilize unique Coast Salish design elements
and composition to create striking masterworks. This exhibition brings together historic and contemporary objects and images
from both private and museum collections, offering an opportunity to appreciate treasured objects on public display for the first time.