Playing Favourites: Derek D, October 11, 2011

12 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 Visitor Derek D. with "Memories: An Ancient Past" by Abraham Anghik Ruben (1951-), Paulatuk, NWT, whalebone, stone, Private collection

Where are you from?


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

I have never been here so I came to learn about the Inuit, and their culture. Also, it’s our monthly anniversary and we always like to do something special for it!

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It is incredibly detailed, complex and beautiful.

Posted by: Karolina Tomaszewska, MIA’s Development Officer

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