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Qamanittuaq: Where the River Widens

October 3, 2009 - February 15, 2010

Travelling exhibit from Macdonald Stewart Art Centre.

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 3 at 7:00pm

Qamanittuaq is a comprehensive exhibition of drawings by Inuit artists from Baker Lake, Nunavut, Canada. This touring exhibit has been organized by the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre in Guelph, Ontario. The exhibition focuses on 80 drawings selected from the Centre’s collection of Baker Lake drawings. These drawing illustrate the highly individual approaches of the Inuit artists and the rich heritage of shamanistic and traditional spirit imagery from which they draw their inspiration.

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