Pochoir Workshop

July 14, 2006

Pochoir Workshop

Gatineau, Quebec, July 14, 2006 – On Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16, at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Simon Brascoupé will give a special workshop on pochoir, 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 community located in Maniwaki, Quebec. He has exhibited extensively in Canada and the United States and published a variety of books and articles on native life. Don’t miss this opportunity to try your hand at pochoir and produce images with paper stencils and inks.

Pochoir Workshop
Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16
10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Southern Salon
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

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