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Playing Favourites: Robin P., July 13, 2013

13 Jul

 

 

MIA visitor with her favourite piece in the museum.

Robin P., a MIA visitor, with “Winter Scene with Dog Sleds and Igloos” by Emily Pangnerk Illuitok (1943-), Kugaaruk (Pelly Bay), stone, ivory, leather, hide, sinew, MIA Collection.

Where are you from?

Columbia, Maryland, USA

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

I ran into the curator and wanted to visit the collection.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It depicts the realism of older Inuit life.

 

Posted by: Brittany Holliss, MIA’s Digital Assets Coordinator

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Playing Favourites: Roselynn A., November 21, 2012

22 Nov

MIA visitor Roselynn A., with her favourite piece at the museum.

Roselynn A., a MIA visitor, with “Winter Scene With Dog Sleds and Igloos” by Emily Pangnerk Illuitok (1443-), Kugaaruk (Pelly Bay), stone, ivory, leather, hide, sinew, MIA Collection.

Where are you from?

Pangnirtung, NU

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

I’ve been here a few times before and I wanted to show my cousin the place.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It’s well made, I like the details.

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

Playing Favourites: Khattak Family, July 16th 2012

17 Jul

Khattak family, MIA visitors, with “Winter Scene with Dogs and Igloos” by Emily Pangnerk Illuitok, Kugaaruk (Pelly Bay), stove, ivory, leather, hide, sinew, MIA Collection

Where are you from?

Etobicoke, ON

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

Yes, first visit. At the library, found on the internet.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

We liked the Central Arctic pieces in general, size and ivory. We liked the way the dogs were realistic and funny. We can understand Arctic life better.

Posted by: Brittany Holliss, MIA’s Assistant Educational Coordinator

Playing Favourites: Lucy Z., August 28, 2011

8 Sep

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 Lucy Z. with “Winter Scene eith Dog Sleds and Igloos” by Emily Pangnerk Illuitok (1943 – ), Kugaaruk (Pelly Bay), Stone, ivorym hide, sinew, MIA Collection

Where are you from?

China

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

Yes.  Library gave me a pass.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It is lovely and beautiful.

Posted by: Jessica Cappuccitti, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator

Playing Favourites: Nicole P., August 26, 2011

27 Aug

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 Nicole P. with “Winter Scene eith Dog Sleds and Igloos” by Emily Pangnerk Illuitok (1943 – ), Kugaaruk (Pelly Bay), Stone, ivorym hide, sinew, MIA Collection

Where are you from?

France

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

A friend who lives in Toronto – It’s my first visit.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Because it’s how I thought these people live.  It’s really beautiful, detailed.

Posted by: Jessica Cappuccitti, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator

Playing Favourites: Artin and Arad M., July 31, 2011

31 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 visitors Artin and Arad with “Winter Scene: with Dog Sleds and Igloos”, by Emily Pangnerk Illuitok  (1943 – ), Kugaaruk (Pelly Bay), Stone, Ivory, Sinew, Leather, Hide, MIA Collection

Where are you from?

Canada

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

Yes sight-seeing.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It shows us the Inuit lifestyle.

Posted by: Jessica Cappuccitti, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator

Playing Favourites: Frank S., July 31, 2011

31 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 Frank with “Winter Scene: with Dog Sleds and Igloos”, by Emily Pangnerk Illuitok (1943 – ), Kugaaruk (Pelly Bay), Stone, Ivory, Sinew, Leather, Hide, MIA Collection

Where are you from?

Toronto

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

Yes, this is my first visit.  Walked in the museum – attracted by the art emanating from within.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It tells about a moment in the life of the Inuit.

Posted by: Jessica Cappuccitti, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator