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Playing Favourites: Federico P., September 17, 2012

18 Sep

Federico P., a MIA visitor, with “Shaman” (c. 1970) by Josiah Nuilaalik (1928-2005), Qamanittuaq (Baker Lake), stone, antler, inlay, Private Collection.

Where are you from?


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

I’m interested in this kind of art.

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


Playing Favourites: Kevin S, June 4, 2011

4 Jun

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.

Kevin S, MIA Visitor, with Josiah Nuilialik (1928-2205), Qamani’tuaq (Baker Lake) “Caribou/Sedna Transformation”, c. 1990s, Stone and antler, Private Collection on Loan to MIA

Where are you from?


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

I was visiting to see the new exhibition on printmaking. I’ve been here several times already.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Because it’s cute and looks like it’s smiling when you look at it very closely.

Posted by: Alysa Procida, MIA’s Educational Coordinator