Art and Wellness Speaker Series: Indigenous Ways in Art and Wellness

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Kingston, ON

Livestream Adult Indigenous Interdisciplinary Museum Visual arts

Presented virtually as part of Culture Days Canada, this speaker series welcomes those working in art and wellness, and those looking to learn more, to a supportive and safe environment for learning about the transformative potential of the arts within communities. Experts in the fields of community building, social prescriptions, creativity, museum wellness, craft and Indigenous practice will address innovative art and wellness programs and engagements in practice across museums, hospitals, art studios and community gathering spaces. Indigenous Ways in Art and Wellness with JP Longboat and Elaine Kicknosway “First Nations creativity, cultural knowledge, language, and spirituality for reclamation: A reconciliation process based on healing time and space” with JP Longboat “A Traditional Indigenous Way of Life Through Song, Dance, and Rites of Passage” with Elaine Kicknosway Elaine Kicknosway discusses how the arts play a part in a traditional Indigenous way of life through song, dance, and rites of passage. As a knowledge keeper in a changing world, Elaine will address cultural safety, sharing of knowledge and actions we can take in our local regions. The talks in this series are free, and the events will take place on Zoom. Register to save your spot, a link will be shared closer to the date of the event.

Fri 16 Oct
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Agnes Etherington Art Centre is a research-intensive art museum located on the historic campus of Queen’s University. It illuminates the great artistic traditions of the past and the innovations of the present through year-round programs of exhibitions and outreach activities staged across nine beautiful galleries, the Biéler Studio, and assorted public spaces including the gracious period rooms of the historic Etherington House. As a space of display, innovation and exchange, Agnes is an experiential learning space for diverse disciplines at Queen’s, and the public gallery for Kingston and region. Its superb collections—numbering over 17,000 works include cutting-edge contemporary art and fine examples of Canadian historical art, Indigenous art and artifacts, and material culture including the Collection of Canadian Dress and the Lang Collection of African Art. The Bader Collection, comprising over 500 works with a focus on seventeenth-century Dutch and Flemish painting, including one portrait and three exquisite character studies by Rembrandt.



Kingston, ON

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