Canadian Museum of Civilization 1988-1989 Field Trip

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Kitikmeot, Nunavut

Tags: museum, social sciences, traditional art, northern arts, northern artists

Principal Investigator: Leroux, Odette (3)
Licence Number: 8144
Organization: Canadian Museum of Civilization, National Museums of Canada
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Issued: Jan 01, 1988
Project Team: Angela Skinner

Objective(s): to visit communities and to meet with managers of community print co-ops; to observe the development of Inuit arts and crafts and to meet with art advisors and the artists; to gather information so that unidentified sculptures from the National Inuit Art Collection can be identified ; to take photos of the landscape, localities ,people and document the life ways of the artists for the museums archives

Project Description: Odette Laroux is travelling to various communities to meet with Inuit artists, art advisors, and co-op managers in order to gather archival information for the museum and to collect information so that unidentified sculptures form the National Inuit Art Collection can be identified.