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2017 Acquisitions Program for NB Aboriginal Artists

 

2017 Acquisitions Program for NB Aboriginal Artists

The New Brunswick Arts Board, in collaboration with the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, invited Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) and Passamaquoddy artists residing in New Brunswick to submit their artworks to be purchased by the New Brunswick Art Bank.

$20,000 have been invested in this special acquisition of original contemporary artworks in celebration of Canada 150. A jury of Aboriginal artists from the Atlantic region selected the artworks to be purchased. The new acquisitions are now presented in an exhibition and a catalogue has been created.

Acquisition press release can be found here.

A video of the Aboriginal opening can be viewed here.

Acquisition catalog can be downloaded here.

Click here to see the exhibition schedule.

2017 Acquisitions Program for NB Aboriginal Artists