Tag Archives: kamiks

Playing Favourites: Gracie S., Amylee G., Paige K., July 19 , 2011

19 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 Gracie S., Amylee G. and Paige K, with “Kamiks” (c. 1950s) by unknown artist, fabric, seal skin, seal fur, MIA Collection

Where are you from?

London, England

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

Sports tour and was attracted to the drawing table.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It’s interesting, something you don’t usually see; yet resemble Ugg boots – which was cool.

Posted by: Jessica Cappuccitti, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator

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Playing Favourites: Reba M. K., July 17 , 2011

17 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 Reba with “Kamiks” (c. 1950s) by unknown artist, fabric, seal skin, seal fur, MIA Collection
MIA visitor Reba with “Kamiks” (c. 1950s) by unknown artist, fabric, seal skin, seal fur, MIA Collection

Where are you from?

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut

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

This is my second time.  Here to show my friend our culture.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I never owned my own pair of kamiks.

Posted by: Jessica Cappuccitti, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator

Playing Favourites: Leanna E., June 30, 2011

30 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.

MIA visitor Leanna E. with “Kamiks” (c. 1950s) by an unknown artist, Sealskin, seal fur, fabric, MIA Collection

Where are you from?

Toronto

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

We had a free museum pass. Yes, it’s my first visit.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I love vintage fashion.

Posted by: Alysa Procida, MIA’s Educational Coordinator