Playing Favourites: Annie S., July 24, 2011

25 Jul

Playing Favourites is a running series featuring MIA visitors, staff and volunteers with their favorite objects in our collection.  Playing Favourites is open to every person at MIA, so please let us know if you’d like to participate the next time you visit.

MIA visitor Annie S. with "Memories: An Ancient Past" (2010) by Abraham Anghik Ruben (1951 - ), Paulatuk, NWT/Salt Spring Island, BC, Whalebone, stone, wood, Private Collection on Loan to MIA

Where are you from?


What brings you to MIA? Is this your first visit?

Yes, it was introduced to me by a friend.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I love the intricacy of this piece. The details are gorgeous, it tells me so many stories. Also, whales are my favourite animal – the fact that this is made out of whalebone, I just fell in love with it.

Posted by: Alysa Procida, MIA’s Educational Coordinator

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