Archive | April, 2013

Playing Favourites: Lianne M., April 8, 2012

8 Apr

MIA volunteer standing with her favourite pack doll.

Lianne M., a MIA volunteer, with “Walrus Pack Doll” (mid 2000s) by an unidentified artist, Taloyoak (Spence Bay), cloth, embroidery thread, fur, hide, duffel, MIA Collection

Where are you from?

Mississauga, Ontario.

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

I’m a volunteer at the museum.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I think it’s unique, and it just brings a smile to my face. Who doesn’t love an animal in a parka? 🙂

Posted by: Brittany Holliss, MIA’s Visitor Services Officer