Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

Past Exhibitions

Scout’s Honour

October 10, 2009 – January 31, 2010;

In August 2006, artists Michael Belmore and Frank Shebageget set out on an expedition to explore the social, environmental and cultural landscape of Northern Ontario.

BADLAND: Rebecca Belmore, Lori Blondeau, Bonnie Devine, and Erica Lord

June 26, 2009 – January 31, 2010;

The exhibit explores the ever-changing nature of land, bringing attention to issues of sovereignty, destruction and culture as those relate back to the land and its inhabitants.

The Drawings and Paintings of Daphne Odjig: A Retrospective»

June 26 - September 20, 2009;

Featuring Odjig’s history and legend paintings, erotica, abstractions and landscapes, together these pieces communicate the breadth of Odjig’s engagement with her personal, political and cultural history.

Tran-si-tion: BFA Exhibition at the IAIA Museum

April 3 – May 17, 2009;

Archuleta picked the theme transition, defined as “the movement, passage, or change from one position, state, stage, subject, concept to another,” because the graduating students who will receive their bachelor of fine arts degrees (BFA) and are now ready to transition from student artist to professional artist.

Recent Acquisitions from the National Collection of Contemporary Native Art

January 27 - March 20, 2009;

See a small sampling of recent gifts to the National Collection of Contemporary Native Art in 2008. Work by Allan Houser (Chiricahua Apache), Randy Kemp (Choctaw/Euchee/Muscogee-Creek), and David Neel (Kwagiutl) are just a few of the new pieces visitors will see.

Fritz Scholder: An Intimate Look»

July 19, 2008 – June 7, 2009;

Fritz Scholder An Intimate Look is a journey into the life work of one prolific and passionate artist. This experience of the seven series borrowed from the collections of Lisa Markgraf Scholder and Romona Scholder include: Indians Forever, Roma, Vampir, Possession, Human in Nature, Mystery Women and Millennium.

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