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The Salish Weave Collection: Works on Paper

The Salish Weave Collection

The Salish Weave Collection: Works on Paper
April 18-May 31, 2017 | Upper Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 13, 6-8pm

This exhibition features work from the Salish Weave Collection, a private collection of contemporary Coast Salish art that weaves together the distinctive forms and designs of established and emerging artists. With work by Andy Everson, Maynard Johnny Jr., lessLIE, Luke and John Marston, Chris Paul, Susan Point and Dylan Thomas, it showcases artists who embrace the practice and revival of Salish art. 

Programs

Gallery Tour
Sunday, April 23, 2-4pm, drop-in, all ages

Join our knowledgeable guides for a tour and discussion. Learn more about the print works featured in the The Salish Weave Collection and the significance of this unique contemporary collection. Bonus: Tour the Arts Alive 2017 exhibition with works by elementary school students across the Burnaby School District. 

Burnaby Art Gallery's Tour & Tea Series
Tuesday, April 25, 2-3:30pm | $7.50 | 55 yrs+
Registration required | Call 604.297.4422

Join the gallery staff for a guided tour of The Salish Weave Collection and Arts Alive. Finish the tour by settling into the Fireside Room for tea and treats. 

In the BAG: Family Sundays
Sunday, May 14, 1-4pm, drop-in, all ages

Come and make art! Get your minds humming with a visit to the gallery and then into the studio for family-friendly art projects. This month, learn about The Salish Weave Collection and Arts Alive and make your very own collaborative assemblage art!

Photo Credit: lessLIE, Protecting Posterity (detail), 2005, serigraph, 49.5 x 52.1, Salish Weave Collection, City of Burnaby Permanent Collection.