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Blog Posts are the news outlet of Salish Weave. Timely, the blogs inform you of what is going on at Salish Weave. They also cover current and upcoming events and exhibitions, news and publications about Salish art and artists.
22 Oct 2017

On October 20 and 21, 2017, teachers from all over British Columbia continued their learning journeys during a province wide Professional Development Day.  Though many ventured off to local specialist conferences, others chose to learn in different ways and in alternate venues.

If you wish to further your knowledge of Indigenous perspectives, and perhaps introduce something...

2 Oct 2017

In June of this year, the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa opened the redesigned Canadian and Indigenous Galleries to much acclaim.  The new galleries present a wide range of cultural and artistic masterpieces from across Canada and spanning 5000 years.  With historical objects displayed alongside contemporary creations, the exhibition encourages visitors to experience the...

29 Apr 2017

Exhibiting at the Tacoma Art Museum, “Cultural imPRINT: Northwest Coast Prints” is a special exhibition featuring over forty prints spanning sixty years of printmaking and practices done in the Northwest Coast style.  Haub Curator of Western American Art, Faith Brower, collaborated with guest curator, India Young from Victoria, to bring...

15 Apr 2017

From April 18 to May 31, 2017, the Burnaby Art Gallery will feature prints and small sculptural works from the Salish Weave Collection. Displayed in the upper gallery and curated by Jennifer Cane, this exhibit includes works by Andy Everson, Maynard Johnny Jr., lessLIE, Luke Marston, John Marston, Chris Paul, Susan Point, and Dylan Thomas. These artists embrace their Coast...

3 Apr 2017

Running from April 8 - Sept 16, 2017, two exhibitions entitled, "Origin Stories" and "There's Blood in the Rocks,” will be on display at the Legacy Art Gallery Downtown.

As Canada enters into celebrations for its 150th anniversary, the Legacy Art Galleries respectfully acknowledge the more ancient histories of those who have been here since...

21 Mar 2017

Awakening Memory, an exciting and deeply personal exhibition opening Friday, March 24, 2017 at Open Space in Victoria, features brand new artworks by contemporary artists Sonny Assu, lessLIE, and Marianne Nicholson.  Curated by France Trépanier, Awakening Memory acts as an...

25 Jan 2017

If you like or are curious about printmaking and Coast Salish art, we've got something for you. Photos of the exhibition Out of the Frame: Salish Printmaking held at the University of Victoria Legacy Gallery Downtown from June 4 to October 4, 2016 are now on the Salish Weave website. See works from Temosen Charles Elliott, Douglas LaFortune, Chris Paul, Maynard Johnny Jr., lessLIE, Andy...

3 Nov 2016

UVic's Legacy Art Gallery Downtown hosted a celebration and artist roundtable for the "Out of the Frame: Salish Printmaking" exhibition on September 24.  The video of the roundtable has now been posted on the Gallery's YouTube channel.

 

18 Oct 2016

Have you noticed anything different about Victoria’s Johnston Street parkade lately?

Next time you are walking by, take a break from your phone, and lift your eyes to this amazing collaborative piece by Musqueam artists, Susan Point and her son, Thomas Cannell, chosen out of 110 other...

3 Oct 2016

Held on the afternoon of September 24, the Legacy Art Gallery Downtown and Cowichan elder, Tousilum Ron George, welcomed eight Coast Salish artists, their families, and their fans to celebrate a uniquely collaborative exhibit, Out of the Frame: Salish Printmaking.  The vision for this project was to explore the work that Coast Salish artists are...

22 Sep 2016

Attention Teachers!  Professional Development Opportunity Ahead!

Are you an experienced educator of the fine arts, or do you wonder how to incorporate the arts across your practice?  Are you fascinated by basic elements and principles, or mesmerized by graduate dissertations and artist talks?  Does the new BC curriculum have you shaking in your paint...

20 Sep 2016

In celebration of their current exhibition, “Out of the Frame: Salish Printmaking,” Legacy Art Gallery is inviting you to an exciting afternoon event. 

Moderated by curator, Dr. Andrea Walsh, eight Coast Salish artists will participate in a roundtable...