Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at The Rooms
The Rooms celebrates the rich and diverse voices, experiences and histories of Inuit, Innu and Mi’kmaq and 9000 years of presence in this place – today and every day.
Free admission to exhibitions all day.
Check out self-guided family activities in the Level 4 museum exhibition: This Place: Our Lives on Land and Sea. Make Inuit snow goggles, play traditional string games, or try your hand at a traditional Mi’kmaq game of Waltes.
2 pm – 2:30 pm Celebrate with Kilautiup Songuning-Strength of the Drum. Performance outdoors in the Fortis Courtyard (note: if weather is not suitable, the performance will move to Level 3 atrium).
2:30 pm – 4 pm Meet Kelsey Street, our current Elbow Room Artist-in Residence. Kelsey is an L’nu artist from Elmastukwek, Ktaqmkuk Territory (Bay of Islands, NL). Kelsey is developing a new body of work for her upcoming exhibition at The Rooms in Fall 2022. Today, she will be on our Level 3 Atrium sharing how she is making a connection with her roots through her beadwork.
Masks are encouraged.
Jun 21, 2022 - 10:00Location
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