CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: Dates and events

Close Encounters Dates and Events:

All Close Encounters events are free.

Manitoba Hydro Place Opening
Tuesday, January 18, 12:00pm
Featuring work by KC Adams, Postcommodity and Linus Woods
Artist talk with Postcommodity and Linus Woods at 12:30pm
Location: Manitoba Hydro Place, 360 Portage Ave

Panel Discussions
Saturday, January 22, 10:45am
Candice Hopkins, Mary Anne Barkhouse, Faye HeavyShield and Nadia Myre

Saturday, January 22, 1:30pm
Lee-Ann Martin and Rebecca Belmore

Panels are presented by the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art as part of Sculptural Vocabularies: A symposium exploring the sculptural practices of contemporary Canadian women artists
Location: Winnipeg Art Gallery,
300 Memorial Blvd

(Please note that while the above panels are free to the public, all other events associated with the Sculptural Vocabularies symposium require registration and applicable fees.)

Exhibition Opening
Saturday, January 22, 7:00pm
Location: Close Encounters Main Exhibition Site, 109 Pacific Ave

Bus Tours
"Close Encounters of the -30 Kind: Up Close and Personal with the artists and curators of Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years"
Sunday, January 23, 12:00pm-4:00pm
Artist talks and visits to all Close Encounters venues
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Exhibition Closing Reception
Saturday, May 7, 7:00pm
Preview of Frontrunners exhibition
Location: URBAN SHAMAN: Contemporary Aboriginal Art, 203–290 McDermot Ave

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