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Wâpikwanew: Blossom (Floraison)

June 22 @ 9:00 am8:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 30, 2017


Through Indigenous and non-Indigenous floral cultures, the use of flowers in art objects become markers of cultural identity, a source of beauty and an act of elegance. Cultural identity through floral symbolism provides a source of distinct placement and discoveries of cultural mapping through art objects.

The vernissage will be held on Thursday, June 22, 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

Curator: Jaime Koebel
Artists: Barry Ace, Christi Belcourt, Simon Brascoupé, David White Deer Charette, Kelly Duquette, Myrosia Humeniuk, Nathalie Mantha & Florence Yee

Artist talk with Kelly Duquette and Florence Yee
Friday, June 23, 12:00 to 12:45 pm
Presented in English at Karsh-Masson Gallery.

Panel discussion with Barry Ace and Nathalie Mantha
Sunday, July 9, 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Presented in English with bilingual Q&A at Karsh-Masson Gallery.

Pysanky making workshop with Myrosia Humeniuk
Saturday, July 15, 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Bilingual presentation. Location TBD.
Space is limited. Fee: $40 per person. Registration required:

Indigenous Walk tour & birch bark biting demonstration with Jaime Koebel and Simon Brascoupé
Wednesday, July 19, 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Presented in English
Registration required:


Karsh-Masson Gallery
Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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