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Pic­tur­ing Arc­tic Moder­nity: North Baffin Draw­ings from 1964 Jan­uary 7 – April 9, 2017

These early draw­ings show Inuit per­spec­tives on daily life, history and me­mory dur­ing a time of pro­found so­cial change. Agnes Ether­ing­ton Art Cen­tre, Queen’s Univer­sity, Kingston

Arc­tic Echoes: Sound, Sto­ries and Song in the New North Opens Fe­bru­ary 18, 2017

Fea­tur­ing sculp­ture and

works on pa­per drawn from the re­cent Mu­seum of Inuit Art ac­qui­si­tion, the McMichael Col­lec­tion and the Cape Dorset Archive.

McMichael Cana­dian Art Col­lec­tion, Klein­burg

Shuvinai Ashoona March 11 – April 8, 2017

The fourth solo ex­hi­bi­tion at the gallery, fea­tur­ing re­cent draw­ings and con­struc­tions by the prom­i­nent Kin­ngait artist and re­cent RCA ap­pointee.

Fe­he­ley Fine Arts, Toronto

Janet Ki­gu­siuq – Col­lage and Draw­ing May 13 – June 10, 2017

This solo ex­hi­bi­tion presents a rare group of col­lages cre­ated by the artist be­tween 1995 and 2000 in ad­di­tion to her well-known graphite and coloured pen­cil draw­ings. Fe­he­ley Fine Arts, Toronto

Nanuk’s Jour­ney May 5 – Septem­ber 4, 2017

Fea­tur­ing ap­prox­i­mately 40 ma­jor sculp­tures from the Art Gallery of On­tario’s Sa­muel and Es­ther Sar­ick Col­lec­tion, this ex­hi­bi­tion fo­cuses on the sub­ject of the nanuq (po­lar bear). Strat­ford Perth Mu­seum,

Shared Vi­sion: Prints from the 1990s June 16 – July 15, 2017

Cu­rated by Dr. Nancy Camp­bell this ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures prints by notable Kin­ngait artists Keno­juak Ashe­vak, May­oreak Ashoona, Shuvinai Ashoona, Pi­taloosie Saila and Sheo­juk Etid­looie Open Stu­dio Gallery, Toronto

Carv­ing Home: The Che­doke Col­lec­tion of Inuit Art June 28, 2017 – Jan­uary 3, 2018

High­light­ing the re­cent do­na­tion of over 100 sculp­tures pro­duced by Inuit artists dur­ing their re­cov­ery from tu­ber­cu­lo­sis at the Moun­tain Sana­to­rium. Art Gallery of Hamil­ton

Keno­juak Ashe­vak & Tim Pit­si­u­lak: Draw­ing Life June 28, 2017 – Jan­uary 14, 2018

An ex­hi­bi­tion that com­prises draw­ings by two in­flu­en­tial Inuit artists, se­lected pri­mar­ily from a pri­vate col­lec­tion. Art Gallery of Hamil­ton

Barry Pot­tle: Aware­ness Se­ries June 28, 2017 – Jan­uary 14, 2018

This se­ries of pho­to­graphic works con­sider the dif­fi­cult history of the Eskimo Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion Tag Sys­tem.

Art Gallery of Hamil­ton

The Breath­ing Hole July 30 – Septem­ber 22, 2017

Writ­ten by Colleen Mur­phy and di­rected by Reneltta Ar­luk, The Breath­ing Hole makes its world pre­miere at the 2017 Strat­ford Fes­ti­val. The play fol­lows a po­lar bear from the time of First Con­tact, to the Franklin ex­pe­di­tion and end­ing with a cruise ship in the near fu­ture. Stu­dio The­atre, Strat­ford

raise a flag: works from the In­dige­nous Art Col­lec­tion Sum­mer/Fall 2017

Se­lected from the Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment’s In­dige­nous Art Col­lec­tion, these works con­trast and chron­i­cle sig­nif­i­cant national and his­tor­i­cal nar­ra­tives drawn from In­dige­nous vis­ual cul­ture.

On­site Gallery, OCAD Univer­sity, Toronto

An­nie Pootoo­gook: Cut­ting Ice Septem­ber 2, 2017 – Fe­bru­ary 11, 2018

Along­side draw­ings by An­nie Pootoo­gook, this ex­hi­bi­tion will in­clude works by Shuvinai Ashoona, Tim Pit­si­u­lak, Itee Pootoo­gook and oth­ers, show­ing how the late artist was a cre­ative cat­a­lyst in con­tem­po­rary Inuit art. McMichael Cana­dian Art Col­lec­tion, Klein­berg

left: Sculp­ture above (top), Ruben Ko­man­gapik and Koomu­atuk (Kuzy) Cur­ley Pho­to­graph: Ruth An­naq­tu­usi Tu­luri­a­lik (b. 1934 Qa­mani’tuaq) The Flood 1972 Stone­cut and sten­cil 95 x 64 cm Cour­tesy McMichael Cana­dian Art Col­lec­tion

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