Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
- 639 Hornby St
To Mar 19 Keeping the Song Alive. A multi-layered story of the role music and song plays within Kwakwaka’wakw cultural traditions, and how a set of ceremonial recordings has inspired a new generation of contemporary Indigenous artists. Co-presented by The Jewish Museum & Archives of BC and the Bill Reid Gallery, guest curated by Cheryl ‘Ka’kaso’las Wadhams. True to Place: stímetstexw tel xéltel. Curated by artist and muralist Xémontalót Carrielynn Victor. This exhibition examines the artistic practice of 10 Indigenous painters inspired by place-based stories and contemporary themes, while continuously grasping onto new and innovative tools and forms of expression. Artists include Atheana Picha, Corey Bulpitt, Crystal Worl, Eliot White-Hill, Luke Parnell, Ocean Hyland, Robert Davidson, Shawn Hunt, Steve Smith and Thomas Jones.