Works of Indigenous artist Carl Beam in St. Catharines
The works of Carl Beam, a contemporary Indigenous artist, will be exhibited at FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre throughout the year.
Beam is widely considered to be one of the most significant artists in Canadian contemporary art history.
He was the first Indigenous Canadian whose contemporary art was purchased by the National Gallery of Canada.
He lived from 1943 to 2005.
The exhibition’s opening reception will begin at 5 p.m. today with an hourlong panel discussion called Indigenous-Settler Relations in Niagara on the first floor of the Algoma Lobby.
Remarks and exhibition viewing will continue in the Joy Williams Lobby on the second floor at 6 p.m.
The exhibit is free and open to all.
Works by Carl Beam.