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for children, ages 5-11 on select
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CAMPUS & DOWNTOWN EXHIBITION

Black Diamond Dust 

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September 20 to December 13, 2014

Black Diamond Dust is a multi-site art exhibition, which considers the sedimentary nature of stories and histories. The title Black Diamond Dust refers to the coal mining industry that Nanaimo was built upon; an industry that both formed and fragmented communities through economic development, racial segregation and labour inequity, and served as the foundation of global industrialization.

 

Image: William Notman & Son, Nanaimo Coal Mines, Vancouver Island, BC, Photograph, 1903 | McCord Museum VIEW-3654 

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Art Lab Workshops Art Lab Workshops Registration for the following Nanaimo Art Gallery workshops are through the City of Nanaimo Activity Guide.  Register online at ireg.nanaimo.ca or call 250-756-5200 and quote the registration code.  Spring workshops TBA shortly       Life Drawing  Throughout the course of history, the human body has been an enduring subject for artists. On Mondays between September and April, join an informal, friendly group ... More detail

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DOWNTOWN: 150 Commercial Street,
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5G6 
Phone: (250) 754-1750
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm

CAMPUS: #330 - 900 Fifth Street,
Nanaimo BC V9R 5S5 
Phone: (250) 740-6350
Hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm, 
Saturday: 12 pm - 4 pm

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