14 Apr Ashukan Cultural Space
Integrating Aboriginal Culture in the Urban Landscape: The Ashukan Cultural Space, a pillar for the development of Aboriginal art and culture in the heart of Old Montreal.
On May 1st, 2015, the brand new Ashukan Cultural Space will open it’s doors in the heart of Old Montreal. Presented by Sacred Fire Productions, through the generous collaboration of the Regroupement des centre d’amitié autochtone du Québec and Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) and their Urban Partnerships (UP) Program, the Ashukan Cultural Space will open to the general public, art lovers and tourists 12 months a year.
The Ashukan Cultural Space will amalgamate under one roof an exhibition space, a sales centre and training centre promoting the integration of Aboriginal artists into Quebec, Canadian and international art market.
Sacred Fire Productions, who produced and presented, at the Bonsecours Market in Montreal the 11 Nations Exhibit in 2011-2012 which was seen by 30 000 visitors a non-for-profit organization whose mission is to generate exposure for Aboriginal artists through providing opportunities for increased market exposure and the hosting of artistic and cultural events that support the professional, economic, personal and social development of artists.