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Pre-Conference Study Tour: Working with Your Community for Inclusive Interpretation

Itinerary: Visit the Brantford Public Library, and learn how the artist behind La Landscape de Kanata worked with Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists and community members on a major public art piece commissioned by a public art gallery and a municipality, and how historic and current relationships came into play throughout the project. Discuss the interpretation of difficult subjects through public art by learning about Hope, a public art piece honouring the loss of a child. Hear how Bell Homestead National Historic Site incorporates Alexander Graham Bell’s work as a revolutionary teacher of the deaf, the influences of his parents in this regard, and how he is regarded within the deaf community to this day. Woodland Cultural Centre uses video to tell compelling stories. How do you debrief with audiences that may have their own trauma? How can you work with Indigenous communities to respectfully and inclusively share Indigenous history. Study tour departs form the Brantford Best Western Hotel & Conference Centre at 8:30am and returns at 4:00pm. Accessibility information: All sites are fully physically accessible. The study tours travel by bus or van. Please inform the OMA of your accessibility requirements as soon as possible. *Registration includes return transportation from conference hotel to sites, admission fees to sites, and a light lunch. All Study Tours are subject to change and cancellation.


Oct 23, 2019

OMA Members Attending Conference$89.00
OMA Member, not attending Conference$99.00
Non Members $119.00

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