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Learn About Inuit Art at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Inuit Art McMichael Kleinburg Toronto

Jutai Toonoo’s Thinking of Women is one of many Inuit artworks at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection (photo: Feheley Fine Arts)

FEBRUARY 6 TO JUNE 16  What better way to understand a culture than through its art? Learn all about the famously creative Nunavut settlement of Cape Dorset through three Inuit art exhibitions at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.

The assemblage of works in Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? explores the blending of traditions and forward thinking in modern Inuit art, with works such as Jutai Toonoo’s Thinking of Women (pictured above).

Whales’ Tails and Other Tales presents the legacy of the artistic Pudlat family—and the social changes its members lived through—in drawings and prints collected since the 1960s.

Kiugak Ashoona: Stories and Imaginings from Cape Dorset features evocative, shamanic sculptures and drawings by the hamlet’s oldest living Inuit artist.  —Anna Marszalek

>> McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave., 905-893-1121; mcmichael.com
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