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Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallery

May 3, 2016 — 

Urban Shaman, an Aboriginal artist-run centre, is hosting its 20th anniversary symposium on May 6 and 7. All are welcome to attend. Admission is free.

What: Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallery, 20th Anniversary Symposium
When: May 6 & 7, 2016
Where: School of Art, University of Manitoba, 180 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba


Friday, May 6, 2016, 10:30am – 3:30 p.m.
366 ARTlab

10:30 a.m.: Registration

10:45 a.m. Keynote Address: Lita & Leah Fontaine

11 a.m.: Panel: Urban Shaman History – A 20 Year Fire
Jenny Western, Louis Ogemah, Melissa Wastasecoot, Cindy Singer

2 p.m.: Panel: Media Arts
Jaimie Isaac, Scott Benesiinaabandan, Darryl Nepinak

8 p.m.: Opening Reception: The Fire Throws Spark – 20th Anniversary Exhibition
Featuring: KC Adams, Rebecca Belmore, Scott Benesiinaabandan, Roger Crait, Lita Fontaine, Kevin McKenzie, Peter Morin, Nadia Myre, Louis Ogemah, Melissa Wastasecoot, Linus Woods
This event will be held at the Urban Shaman Gallery, 203 – 290 McDermot Avenue

Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10:30am – 5:00pm
Room 136 ARTlab

10:30 a.m.: Registration

10:45 a.m.: Introduction

11 a.m.: Panel: Traveling Traditional Knowledge.
Cathy Mattes, Nadia Myre, Peter Morin

2 p.m. Panel: Community Initiatives and Projects
Becca Taylor, KC Adams, Marcel Balfour, Stuart Desnomie

3:30 – 5 p.m.: Reception (outside 136 ARTlab)


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