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Winnipeg Art Gallery exhibition puts spotlight on Inuit clothing and jewelry – CBC

Inuk Style celebrates the past and present of Inuit design

Oct 29, 2020

Art fans will have a chance to preview some of the work that will be featured at the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Inuit art centre at a new exhibition on Inuit clothing and jewelry design.

“The amount of detail that goes into making some of the parkas and then even the smaller, finer jewelry pieces, it really is spectacular to see,” said Jocelyn Piirainen, curator of the Inuk Style exhibition.

The exhibition opened Oct. 10 and runs until May 2. The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Inuit art centre, which unveiled its name — Qaumajuq — on Wednesday, is expected to open in 2021.

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