Mother Tongue / Ehts’o Ket’a by Bruno Canadien


120-501 Festival Avenue, Sherwood Park, AB

Strathcona County, AB

In person

In Mother Tongue/ Ehts’o Ket’a, Bruno Canadien gives back to his grandmothers, reflecting their Dené artistic tradition in his new series of paintings and assemblages. Taking artwork made by his family as his inspiration, Canadien meditates on art, language, sovereignty, legacy, and relations, and presents Dené/Métis iconography in a new context, recreating connections with his ancestors and future generations of Dené. Bruno Canadien is a member of Deh Gah Got’ıé First Nation, Dehcho Region, Denendeh, currently residing in the Calgary area, Treaty 7. Opening hours: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat: 12noon – 4pm, Thu: 12noon – 8pm To ensure a safe physical distance is maintained at all times, Gallery@501 has a maximum capacity of 15 people, including front desk staff. When visiting Gallery@501 please follow instructions from staff and move through the space in one direction and maintaining a physical distance of at least two meters between yourself and other visitors or staff. All high touch surfaces are cleaned frequently and have hand sanitizer is available use you enter and exit the gallery. Stay home if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.

Fri 25 Sep
12:00 PM →
Sun 25 Oct
→ 8:00 PM

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This event is free.

Organized by

Strathcona County Art Gallery@501

Strathcona County Art Gallery@501 is a municipally run public art gallery. The Gallery@501 mandate is to provide access to the visual arts, and draw on collective histories to enhance knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts through art education for Strathcona County’s inclusive community.


120-501 Festival Avenue, Sherwood Park, AB

Strathcona County, AB

Event Contact


(780) 410-8585