The U of T community will be hosting many events throughout 2017. Details will be released over the next few months and during the Sesquicentennial year. Check back to find out how you can get participate as we mark Canada’s 150th birthday.
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Kent Monkman Exhibit: Shame and Prejudice, a Story of Resilience
January 26 - March 4
Major Kent Monkman exhibition Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience organized by the Art Museum at the University of Toronto for Canada’s Sesquicentennial in 2017
Kent Monkman’s new, large scale project takes the viewer on a journey through Canada’s history that starts in the present and takes us back to a hundred and fifty years before Confederation. With its entry points in the harsh urban environment of Winnipeg’s north end, and contemporary life on the reserve, the exhibition takes us all the way back to the period of New France and the fur trade.
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Public opening: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Public Lecture: Wednesday, February 1, 4:30 – 6 pm
Kent Monkman presents the annual “R. K. Teetzel Lecture in Art” at UC 140. The lecture will be followed by a reception at the University of Toronto Art Centre.
Curatorial Tour: Saturday, February 4, 2 pm
Kent Monkman leads a curatorial tour of the exhibition.
Kent Monkman, The Bears of Confederation, 2016. Collection of Michelle Bilodeau and Matt Kingston.
Kent Monkman, Cash for Souls, 2016.
Kent Monkman, Death of The Virgin (After Caravagio), 2016.