Art Chat: Cape Dorset Printed Textiles

Date: December 05, 2018
Time: 6-6:30 pm

TMC Education and Interpretation Coodinator Anna Richard will share new research into the Museum's collection of Inuit printed textiles. The TMC acquired this collection of 181 textiles in 2017 and will mount an exhibition featuring this collection in 2019. Ovilu Tunnillie's "Friendly Whales" print is currently on display in Crosscurrents: Canada in the Making.


Image: Yardage "Friendly Whales," Ovilu Tunnillie, West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative, Cape Dorset, Nunavut, 1960-1970. Gift of West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative, T2017.20.2