Program Agenda – Annual Meeting 2013

Friday, October 25

4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Conference registration @ DoubleTree Hilton, Marketplace open
6:45 p.m.
Bus to Mitchell Museum, Evanston, IL
7:00 p.m.
Welcome and introductions
7:15 p.m.
Leslie Boyd, long time employee of West Baffin Eskimo Co-Op and director of the Co-Op’s marketing office, Dorset Fine Arts Retrospective: The Works of Iconic Inuit Artists Kenojuak Ashevak and Kananginak Pootoogook
8:15 p.m.
Welcome and introductions
9:00 p.m.
Return bus to DoubleTree Hilton

Saturday, October 26

(All events at the DoubleTree Hilton, Skokie, IL)

8:00 a.m.
Conference registration at DoubleTree Hilton, Marketplace open
9:00 a.m.
Tony Weyiouanna, Sr., Inupiat artist from Shishmaref, Alaska
Presentation: Themes and Materials in Inupiat Art from Shishmaref
10:15 a.m.
10:45 a.m.
Charles Shabica, Ph.D., President, Shabica and Assoc., Adjunct Prof., Environmental Sciences, Northwestern University
Presentation: Living with the Coast – The Good Years and the Lean Years (focus on Shishmaref area, N. Bering and Chuckchi Seas)
Noon Box Lunch
1:00 p.m.
Weyiouanna, Boyd, and Shabica panel discussion on environmental changes and their implications for the future of Arctic populations
2:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
Documentary movie on Shishmaref with intro by T. Weyiouanna, Sr.
4:00 p.m.
Annual Inuit Art Society Business Meeting (everyone invited)
6:30 p.m.
7:15 p.m.
Group Dinner

Sunday, October 30

8:00 a.m.
Noon Marketplace open
8:45 a.m.
Bus to Northwester University, Allen Center, Evanston, IL
9:00 a.m.
Norman Zepp, Inuit art collector, curator, consultant and appraiser from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Presentation: The Foundations of Contemporary (Post 1990) Inuit Art and the Underlying Artistic Thought Process
10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
Docent-led tour of Allen Center’s world-class collection of Inuit sculptures and prints
Noon Return bus to DoubleTree Hilton