CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: The Next 500 Years

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: The Next 500 Years
International Exhibition of Contemporary Indigenous Art

January 22, 2011 - May 8, 2011

Close Encounters is a banner project for Winnipeg Cultural Capital of Canada 2010 Program comprised of a large-scale exhibition focused on presenting Indigenous art from around the world. This is an incredibly important show, featuring the work of a number of renowned Canadian Indigenous artists, complemented by some of the most innovative and engaging work drawn from Indigenous populations across the globe.
Close Encounters Main Exhibition site: 109 Pacific Ave, Winnipeg MB
Gallery hours: Wednesday - Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Extended hours: Thursday - 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Additional sites:
Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, 460 Portage Ave
Manitoba Hydro Place, 360 Portage Ave
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd
Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert St
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Many thanks to our supporters:

Primary Private Sector Funder: The Winnipeg Foundation


Sponsor: Manitoba Hydro


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We are still seeking sponsors for this event. To find out how to sponsor us, visit our Sponsorship and Donor Opportunities page.

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