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A lot more than a gallery

 

Last updated 3/15/2015 at 3:05pm



When Winnipeg’s Inuit Art Centre opens its doors, it will be a lot more than a gallery. “It will be a place for learning, exploration, education, training,” says Winnipeg Art Gallery CEO, Stephen Borys. “Most importantly we’d like to think of it as a forum and a place for the Inuit voice to be heard in the South.”

The Winnipeg Art Gallery already has 14,000 Inuit prints, carvings, statues and other art pieces, making up half of its entire collection. It’s billed as the largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art in the world. The gallery is working with Nunavut co...



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