Nelson White: In Conversation


Date: Jan 25
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Harbour View Room

Join us for an engaged discussion with artist Nelson White about his work and current exhibition, "Nelson White: Tukien, (Awaken)". Born and raised in the community of Epwikek, Ktaqmkuk (Flat Bay, NL), Nelson White is a member of the Flat Bay First Nation Band. He attended the Visual Arts program at the former Bay St. George Community College, before graduating from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Nelson’s portraits celebrate contemporary Indigenous leaders, artists, creatives and activists.

Non-member ticket price: $11.50. 

This program is free for members, but space is limited so please ensure you reserve your free ticket online or by calling 757-8090.

Exhibition visit included with price of admission.

Image: detail of Reclaiming the Throne (Jordan Bennett, Artist, on Joey Smallwood’s Chair) (2019). Oil on canvas. Image courtesy of the artist.

Events & Programs

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Four experts from the sector of Educational Creative Technology will discuss the future of emerging digital landscapes for children and youth. The discussion will consider what these emerging technologies mean for educational programming. Each speaker will share a story that speaks to the challenges and successes of the use of creative technologies and will consider the impact of these technologies on society from their perspectives as educators, entrepreneurs and growing technology start-ups.

Our Panel

Janice Hertel – Instructor/ Artist/ Expert in creative gaming and immersive technologies, College of the North Atlantic

Julie Lewis – Entrepreneur, Owner of Sassy Tuna

Laun Shoemaker- Teacher and Digital Learning, NLESD

Kyla Gibbons- Professional Learning Expert, Carnegie Learning

This program is presented in partnership with the ADVOST Project and the Unesco Teachers For Social Justice Network.

This program is free, but space is limited so please ensure you reserve your ticket online or by calling 757-8090.