facingNORTH Indigenous art exhibition on now at Vaughan City Hall

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Event Description

To highlight the history and heritage of Canada’s National Indigenous Peoples, the City of Vaughan is displaying a curated exhibition of Inuit art for the community titled facingNORTH: art | symbol | story.

The showcase includes stone and bone sculptures and wall hangings that interpret traditional Inuit legends, myths and ways of life. Curated works feature Abraham Anghik Ruben, an accomplished contemporary stone sculptor whose work has been featured in the Smithsonian, as well as art by two other respected Inuit artists: Billy Merkosak and Irene Avaalaaqiaq.

The artwork will be in the on the SLATE Atrium Gallery at Vaughan City Hall until December 2019.