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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Indigenous Artists Use Washi: Good for the Earth

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
9:00am– 5:00pm

The combination of this sustainable versatile material and the talents of artists who understand its nature and its potential create very powerful works. Stitched and sculpted work by Tracey-Mae Chambers, woodblock prints on dyed blue washi by Ahmoo Angeconeb and stone and stencil prints from Cape Dorset are just some of the exciting mix in the exhibition.

July 31 – August 9, 2015

Young Ambassadors Project

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
10:00am– 6:00pm

Planet IndigenUS and Right To Play have created a partnership project called the Youth Ambassador Project, which will provide youth the opportunity to act as vital contributors and ambassadors to Planet IndigenUS.

August 4–9,2015

Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray, with traditional Mexican costume from the Textile Museum of Canada

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
11:00am– 5:00pm

Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray comprises 50 photographic portraits of renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo taken by Hungarian-born photographer Nickolas Muray between 1937 and 1941. These images capture the exceptional breadth of Kahlo's persona from the photographer's unique perspective as her friend and intimate confidant.

August 4–9,2015

Self-Guided Tours at Museum of Inuit Art

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
11:00am–11:30am

MIA will be offering complimentary guided tours of the museum of every day for the duration of the Planet IndigenUS Festival at 11am and 1pm.

August 4–9,2015

Self-Guided Tours at Museum of Inuit Art

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
1:00pm– 1:30pm

MIA will be offering complimentary guided tours of the museum of every day for the duration of the Planet IndigenUS Festival at 11am and 1pm.

August 4–9,2015

Beauty, Identity, Pride: Native North American Footwear

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
1:00pm– 3:00pm

Created by Indigenous peoples from diverse regions of North America, Beauty, Identity, Pride showcases exquisite craftsmanship, regional patterns, and beautiful decoration. The exhibition features rarely seen artifacts chosen entirely from the Bata Shoe Museum's foremost and comprehensive collection of Native footwear.

August 4–9,2015

Cornwash Basket Making

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
2:00pm– 6:00pm

Participants learn how to make their own cornwash basket from black ash splints from Tyendinaga basket maker Carole-Anne Maracle. This workshop is intensive and requires pre-registration.

August 1–5,2015

In Conversation with Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
7:00pm– 8:30pm

Planet IndigenUS explores literary non-fiction works by Indigenous authors who have inspired their generation and whose words stand as a legacy for future generations. We recognize the lessons and words of guidance clearly imparted in Sheila Watt-Cloutier's work The Right to Be Cold.

August 4, 2015

Ontario's Celebration Zone: JJ and The Pillars

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
8:30pm–10:00pm

Free concert at Ontario's Celebration Zone during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games! JJ and The Pillars is a four-piece folk-rock outfit originating from small town Peterborough, Ontario.

August 4, 2015

Heck Init Comedy Night featuring Howie Miller

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
9:00pm–10:00pm

Heck Init Comedy Night featuring Howie Miller, brings together people through humour and looks at how history plays a role in today’s current reality.

August 4, 2015

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For details inquire at the Info Desk or call 416-973-4000.

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