Playing Favourites: Mary H., July 3, 2011

3 Jul

Playing Favourites is a running series featuring MIA visitors, staff and volunteers with their favorite objects in our collection.  Playing Favourites is open to every person at MIA, so please let us know if you’d like to participate the next time you visit.

MIA visitor Mary H next to “Spirit World of the Inuit” by Manasie Akpaliapik (1955 – ), Ikpiarjuk (Arctic Bay), Whalebone, stone, ivory, Private Collection on Loan to MIA

Where are you from?

Toronto

What brings you to MIA? Is this your first visit?

A tourist magazine in the Sutton Place Hotel.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It seems to be symbolic of different Inuit art, traditional and modern.

Posted by: Alysa Procida, MIA’s Educational Coordinator

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