Tag Archives: Playing Favourite

Playing Favourites: Jeong M., September 22, 2013

22 Sep

MIA visitor with her favourite piece in the museum

Jeong M., a MIA visitor, with “Dancing Bears” (c.2004) by Mosesie Pootoogook (1977-), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), stone, Private Collection.

Where are you from?

South Korea.

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

It’s my first time here, I heard about the museum when I was at the library.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I really like the dancing bears! When I saw them they made me smile.

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

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Playing Favourites: Athena and friends, June 3, 2012

3 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 Athena and friends with “An Ancient Past” (2010) by Abraham Anghik Ruben (1951-), stone, whalebone, wood, Private Collection

Where are you from?

Sudbury and Sooke, B.C.

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

The sculpture drew us into the museum.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It is one of several we enjoyed.

 

Posted by: Karolina Tomaszewska, MIA’s Development Officer

Playing Favourites: Jacqueline and family, May 29th 2012

2 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 Jacqueline Mann and her family with “Eagle” (2007) by Pootoogook Jaw (1959), Stone, polar bear claw, MIA Collection

Where are you from?

Tenensee

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

Came to Terminal – art

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Pootoogook Jaw – Eagle

Posted by: Emma Ward, MIA’s Visitor Services Officer