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Learn traditional Native stencilling techniques

Learn traditional Native stencilling techniques

Gatineau, Quebec, March 7, 2007 — On March 16 at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, guest artist Simon Brascoupé will lead a special pochoir workshop, introducing this traditional Native stencilling technique through storytelling. With the artist’s support, you will be able to create your own artwork.

Simon Brascoupé is a member of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg, an Algonquin community located in Maniwaki, Quebec. Don’t miss this opportunity to try your hand at pochoir and produce images using paper stencils and ink!

Pochoir Workshop
Friday, March 16
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Grand Hall
Free with Museum Admission

Workshops start on the hour and are limited to 12 participants at a time.
No advance registration is required.

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

2007-03-07 00:00:00.000

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