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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

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Playing Favourites: Qingfang T., September 19, 2012

20 Sep

Qingfang T., a MIA visitor, with “Birds on Cliff” (c. 1970s) by an unidentified artist, Kugaaruk (Pelly Bay), whalebone, ivory, Private Collection.

Where are you from?

China.

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

This is my first visit to the museum.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I like the hand making goods because of the detail of the craftsmanship.

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