CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: Photo Opportunity - Opening Reception and Bus Tours

 

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Contact: Alix Sobler
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Winnipeg Cultural Capital of Canada 2010
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For Immediate Release: January 19, 2011

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: THE NEXT 500 YEARS
OPENING RECEPTION AND BUS TOURS


OPENING RECEPTION:
WHAT: Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years Opening Reception
WHERE: Close Encounters Main Exhibition Site, 109 Pacific Ave
WHEN: Saturday, January 22, 7:00 p.m. (Formal program at 7:30 p.m.)
WHO:  Organizers, curators and funders of the show. Many national and international artists involved in the show will also be present.

BUS TOURS:
WHAT: Close Encounters of the -30 Kind – Bus tours, curator talks and artist talks at the Close Encounters venues
WHERE: Beginning at Manitoba Hydro Place, 360 Portage Ave
WHEN: Sunday, January 23, 12:00 p.m.
WHO:  Curators and artists

More info at http://www.artsforall.ca

About the exhibition:
Close Encounters is a banner project for Winnipeg Cultural Capital of Canada ARTS FOR ALL Program comprised of a large-scale exhibition focused on presenting Indigenous art from around the world.

Presented by Winnipeg Cultural Capital of Canada. Organized by Plug In ICA with the Winnipeg Art Gallery, URBAN SHAMAN: Contemporary Aboriginal Art and other partnering organizations.

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