Program Agenda – Annual Meeting 2010

All events will take place in the West Wing of the Cranbrook Institute of Science unless otherwise noted.

Friday, October 8

6:00 p.m.
Registration Begins
Marketplace Opens
Viewing of the Exhibit, “Coming to America: Celebrating 57 Years of Inuit Art”
7:00 p.m.
Welcome and Introduction of Guest Speakers and Artist
Jimmy Manning Slideshow: “My Connection with the Inuit”
John Houston and Phil Power Presentation:
“Coming to America – Inuit Art Crosses the Border”
Short Presentation by Adventure Canada

Saturday, October 9

8:00 a.m.
Marketplace Opens
9:00 a.m.
Kananginak Pootoogook, Jimmy Manning and John Houston: “Kananginak – His Life and Art”
John Houston: “An Inuit Perspective”
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m.
Jimmy Manning: “Crafting the Art – Demonstrations of Inuit Techniques in Printmaking and Stone Carving”
Arctic Travel Fair – Options and Opportunities for Travelingto the Arctic
3:00 p.m.
Depart Cranbrook for the Detroit Zoo
4:00 p.m.
[Detroit Zoo] Reception, Viewing of Current Traveling Exhibit – “Expression of Arctic Tradition: Contemporary Art” followed by tour of the Arctic Ring of Life/Polar Bear Exhibit
7:00 p.m.
“Happy Hour” at the Parkway Grille Restaurant, Marriott Centerpoint Parkway Hotel (cash bar)
7:30 p.m.
Group Dinner Followed by Door Prizes (same location)

Sunday, October 10

8:00 a.m.
Marketplace Opens
9:00 a.m.
Kananginak Pootoogook and Jimmy Manning: “Arctic Animals in Spirit and Art”
Adventure Canada Presentation
John Houston: “The Way Forward”
Closing Remarks, Meeting Adjourns
12:30 p.m.
Annual Business Meeting of the Inuit Art Society (Members Only)
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
On Your Own: Inuit Art Collection Open Houses

Maps and details available at the meeting.