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Opening Night of the Annual Meeting of the Inuit Art Society

October 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

When: Friday, October 25, 2019

Location: University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) | 525 South State Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan.


6PM cocktail reception at the UMMA with welcoming remarks by Consul General Comartin

7PM conference by Inuit Canadian Curator Heather Igloliorte in the UMMA auditorium


Heather Igloliorte: Inuit Art Futures

Heather Igloliorte is an Inuk scholar, curator, and art historian, leading the field of contemporary Inuit art curatorial practice and working to develop the next generation of Inuit leaders. Join us on Friday, October 25, to hear her public talk that kicks off the 2019 Inuit Art Society Annual Meeting on the last weekend of UMMA’s exhibition The Power Family Program for Inuit Art: Tillirnanngittuq.

Heather Igloliorte holds the University Research Chair in Circumpolar Indigenous Arts at Concordia University, where she leads the Inuit Futures in Arts Leadership Partnership Grant and Co-Directs the Initiative for Indigenous Futures Cluster (IIF) in the Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology with Professor Jason Edward Lewis. Igloliorte currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Indigenous Circle for the Winnipeg Art Gallery, working on the development of the new national Inuit Art Centre; and sits on the Board of Directors for the Native North American Art Studies Association, the Inuit Art Foundation, and the Nunavut Film Board, among others.

Friday Evening Events are Free & Open to the Public.

The Inuit Art Society Annual meeting will take place over the weekend.  

Registration fees for the Annual Meeting are $140 for members and $175 for non-members if purchased before October 11.

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October 25, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm