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Art & Ideas: The Events of Expo ‘67 and the Formation of the PNIAI with Matthew Ryan Smith
Thursday, March 12 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
7:00 – 8:30 PM | FREE | Donations appreciated | Registration Required | Seats limited
This lecture examines how the events of Expo ‘67 in Montreal transformed the way that Indigenous art in Canada is perceived; in particular, how it helped create the artist collective “Professional Native Indian Artists Inc.”, which included members Jackson Beardy, Eddy Cobiness, Alex Janvier, Norval Morrisseau, Daphne Odjig, Carl Ray and Joseph Sanchez.
Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D. is the Curator & Head of Collections of Glenhyrst Art Gallery in Brantford, Ontario.
For program and event registration, please call 519-336-8127 ext. 3226 or register online here.