CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: Last Week of Events


Close Encounters Closing Week Events
All events are free and all are welcome

Wednesday, May 4
3:30pm - Final Film Screening of Rosalie Favell’s The Search for Life Beyond Our Planet
Manitoba Museum Planetarium, 190 Rupert Avenue

Thursday, May 5
4:00 – 6:00pm - Final Film Screenings at the Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Boulevard

Friday, May 6
12:30-1:30pm - Curatorial Talk - Richard Hill on Jimmie Durham
Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, 460 Portage Avenue
Book Launch - Cultivating Canada: Reconciliation through the Lens of Cultural Diversity is the third in a three-volume series addressing the complex notion of reconciliation in a national landscape.

Saturday, May 7
11:00am-12:00pm - Panel Discussion reflecting on Close Encounters
Panel: Anthony Kiendl (moderator), Kegan McFadden, Cathy Mattes
Main Exhibition Space, 109 Pacific Avenue

This panel offers thoughtful reflections on the exhibition's impact on Winnipeg and on the history and future of Aboriginal exhibitions in Canada and internationally.

12:00pm-1:00pm Curatorial Reflections
Close Encounters: The Last 500 Days
Curators: Jenny Western Lee-Ann Martin Candice Hopkins and Steve Loft will be speaking after the panel discussion on their experiences with Close Encounters
Main Exhibition Space, 109 Pacific Avenue

8:00pm - Closing Reception for Close Encounters/Opening Reception of Frontrunners
Urban Shaman: Contemporary Aboriginal Art, 203-290 McDermot

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