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There is Truth Here: Creativity and Resilience in Children’s Art from Indian Residential and Day Schools

April 5 - December 31
musueum of vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street
Date and Time, BC V6J 3J9 Canada
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There is Truth Here, opening on April 5, 2019, focuses on rare surviving artworks created by children who attended the Inkameep Day School (Okanagan), St Michael’s Indian Residential School (Alert Bay); the Alberni Indian Residential School (Vancouver Island) and Mackay Indian Residential School (Manitoba).

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Museum of Vancouver presents Haida Now

March 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9 Canada
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$19

Local Haida Artists will share their insights and knowledge about the art pieces, providing visitors with the opportunity to experience a powerful way to engage with the worldview and sensibility of the Haida people while gaining greater appreciation for the role museums can play in the reconciliation movement.

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Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives

June 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9 Canada
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Stories of encounters with wildlife will be told through the eyes of biologists, psychologists, urban planners, Indigenous people and Vancouver-based nature lovers.

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Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives

June 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - September 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9 Canada
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The immersive nature of the exhibition, including hands-on activities, encourages visitors to examine their relationship with nature, think about momentarily disconnecting from their devices, and find equilibrium with the natural world around them.

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MOA’s Shakeup: Preserving What We Value

December 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - September 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Museum of Anthropology at UBC, 6393 NW Marine Dr.
Vancouver, BC, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada
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The exhibition explores the convergence of earthquake science and technology with the rich Indigenous knowledge and oral history of the living cultures represented in MOA’s Northwest Coast collection.

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Bill Reid Gallery: qaʔ yəxw – water honours us: Womxn and Waterways

April 10 @ 11:00 am - October 2 @ 5:00 pm
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, 639 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G3 Canada
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Water is an essential ingredient for human life — it connects us geographically, culturally, and socially while fueling our bodies and spirits.

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Emily Carr University of Art: The Show — May 4–19, 2019

May 4 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 8:00 pm
Emily Carr University of Art and Design, 520 E 1st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5T 0H2 Canada
Free

The Show features artworks by more than 300 graduating Design, Visual Arts and Media Arts students, and installations will be exhibited throughout the entirety of ECU’s campus.

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7:00 pm

DOXA Documentary Film Festival Screening: Toad People

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
musueum of vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street
Date and Time, BC V6J 3J9 Canada
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$13 – $15

What does it take to save a species? Join us for the Vancouver premiere of Isabelle Groc and Mike McKinlay’s Toad People.

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