Playing Favourites: Alicia W. and Steven J., October 11, 2011

11 Oct

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 Visitors Alicia W. and Steven J. with "Memories: An Ancient Past" by Abraham Anghik Ruben (1951-) born in Paulatuk, NWT and resides in Salt Spring Island, BC, whalebone, stone, Private collection

 

Where are you from?

Bowling Green, OH

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

Yes it is. We were just wandering around the Harbourfront.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It is very intricate and complex. It is impressive and interesting that it’s made out of whalebone.

Posted by: Karolina Tomaszewska, MIA’s Development Officer

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