Playing Favourites: Bev B., Donna S., and Esther A., March 17, 2012

18 Mar

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 Bev, Donna, and Esther with "Sedna Is Found" (2008) by David Ruben Piqtoukun (1950- ), Paulatuk, NWT, Stone, caribou antler, Private Collection

Where are you from?

Bev: Toronto.

Donna: Toronto.

Esther: Toronto.

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

Bev: Just browsing.

Donna: Interest in Inuit art/ 1st visit.

Esther: No. Interest in art.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Donna: I own a print of David Ruben Piqtoukun’s and I love his work.

Esther: Ruben sculptures, excellent and good explanations too.

Posted by: Emma Ward, MIA’s Visitor Services Officer

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