AT THE DCD GALLERY FROM JUNE. 24TH

BY INVITATION ONLY: DANCE, CONFEDERATION AND RECONCILIATION
Co-Curators: Amy Bowring & Troy Emery Twigg

A dynamic array of imagery and artifacts illuminates two narratives seldom heard in the Confederation story. While the Fathers of Confederation toiled at the table of nation making, two voices were not invited to the discussion: women and Indigenous peoples. This exhibit illuminates the stories of how women and dance were essential to networking during the 1864 conferences that led to Confederation, and how Indigenous dance was banned within two decades of Confederation in an attempt to suppress the culture and assimilate Indigenous peoples. (READ MORE)  

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TOURING THROUGH TIME

Get to know the landmarks and the tales behind the places in Canada that witnessed, and continue to witness, the nation's dance story. A growing list of interactive Google maps populated with important locations and their histories – all of them waiting for your visit. (READ MORE)

DANCE WITH PRIDE

Rocking the Boat

ROCKING THE BOAT

This exhibition celebrates a sample of dances from the past 30 plus years that were intentionally created to illustrate queer themes. The choreographers featured here consider sexual identity, overlapping in some cases with gender and race, to be an important part of their artistic vision. (READ MORE)

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