North, an exhibition of 18 artworks by Dempsey Bob, at the Equinox Gallery in Vancouver, has attracted the attention and admiration of the media and of collectors. The show runs until July 5, 2014. The artist, the Senior Advisor at the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art in Terrace BC, has received many [Read more]
This is the seventy-eighth issue of The Beat, a free, independent newsletter that brings you news about the artists and art of the Northwest coast.
Get set to enjoy some wonderful experiences, especially if you can visit the Haida Gwaii this summer:
- in Vancouver, Dempsey Bob’s groundbreaking exhibition North at Equinox Gallery
- in Victoria, Our Living Languages at the RBCMuseum will give you a new understanding of First Nations culture
- and in Haida Gwaii, new accommodations, and a new show at the Haida Gwaii Museum, with special programs at the Haida Heritage Centre. And the unforgettable islands and people themselves.
Make a point of visiting the many First Nations Cultural Centres and museums in the Northwest, in Alert Bay and Hazelton, on the Nass River and Quadra Island, and in many other sites along the coast. In Washington State, the wonderful natural and cultural sites, as well as city museums, will enchant you.
Ann Cameron and Dave Dumaresq.