Our Vancouver meeting is just around the corner. Here are a couple of important things to keep in mind.
August 28th is the last day to take advantage of the block of rooms that we have set aside for us at the Sylvia Hotel. Rooms that have not been reserved by that date will be released to the general public on August 29th.
September 1st is the last day to register and enjoy the benefit of our early registration fee. Individuals living in Canada can either pay with PayPal, which is free, simple to sign up for and easy to use, or pay with US cash on the first day of the meeting. In order to take advantage of the early registration fee, please complete the registration form and return it to Lou Jungheim. You can find the form and instructions here: Preregistration-IAS-for-2022-Vancouver-7-2022.pdf (inuitartsociety.org)
Our line-up of presenters is exhilarating, representing an exciting range of interests and professions: artists, writers, academics, gallery owners, and collectors. Five of our seven presenters are Inuit! To learn more about our presenters, click here: 2022 Inuit Art Society Meeting: Sept 29 – Oct 2 in Vancouver, British Columbia – Inuit Art Society
If you are interested in purchasing Inuit art, you will have many opportunities to do so during the event.
Those who sign up for the bus trip on Saturday will visit the Inuit Gallery of Vancouver Inuit Gallery of Vancouver. Masterworks of Inuit and Northwest Coast in their stunning new gallery space in North Vancouver. IAS/AACS members attending this event will receive a 10% discount on items purchased at the gallery.
The bus will also stop at the Marion Scott Gallery Inuit Gallery & Art Vancouver | Marion Scott Gallery where the exhibit Inside Out: Shuvinai Ashoona will be on view. Alongside the exhibition, the gallery will also be featuring a pop-up style sculpture show just for IAS/AACS members and will offer a 10% discount on sculptural works to people attending the event.
Our excursion also takes us to the Museum of Anthropology, where items can be purchased in the museum gift shop.
Additionally, at the Marketplace, which will be set up at the Sands BW Hotel, participants will have an opportunity to purchase sculptures, prints, drawings, and wall-hangings from the Madrona Gallery of Victoria Madrona Gallery, ABoriginArt of Vancouver Inuit art, Eskimo art, Inuit print | Home Inuit Art Eskimo Art Prints, Sculpture, Transformation Fine Art of Calgary Transformation Fine Art as well as several individuals who will be selling pieces from their collections.
Don’t forget that there are three price tiers. These prices are in effect for the pre-registration period which ends on Sept. 1st AND for members of IAS and AACS only.
Bus excursion day only, which includes visits to galleries and the Museum of Anthropology with lunch in the Haida House at the museum. Included is transportation, museum admission and tour, and lunch ($50 USD).
Presentations only, which includes the Thursday evening welcome event at the Sylvia Hotel with speakers and food, all day presentations on Friday with breakfast and lunch included plus the Marketplace, and Sunday presentations with breakfast included ($150 USD).
Full event including all of the above ($200 USD)