Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Opening Reception: Huicholes–A People Walking Towards the Light @ Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, ON - Wed Apr 5th! Runs until Sept 4th!
Huicholes – A People Walking Towards the Light
Wixarika Art by José Benítez Sanchez
April 5–September 4
Opening reception: Wednesday April 5, 6:30-8:00 pm
'Huicholes – A People Walking Towards the Light' showcases the art and lives of the Huicholes, an Indigenous group from western Mexico whose history dates back 15,000 years. Featuring dazzling yarn paintings created using traditional techniques, the exhibition includes ceremonial objects, handmade textiles and photographs documenting a unique and threatened way of life.
This exhibition is on loan from Artes de México with the support of the Consulate General of Mexico in Toronto and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States (SRE), and the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID).
Location: Textile Museum of Canada, 55 Centre Avenue, Toronto, ON
Time: 6:30 PM - 8 PM
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