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Stephen R. Inglis, curator


To the left, M. Inglis
with Indian artists

Dr. Stephen Inglis, as Director General of Research and Collections at the Canadian Museum of Civilization (CMC), directs the divisions of archaeology, ethnology, history, cultural studies and publishing, as well as the artifact and archival collections. As an anthropologist, curator and lecturer, Dr. Inglis has specialized in South Asian artists and their communities and in Canadian folk art and craft traditions. As Chief of the Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies in the early 1990s, he built the CMC's outstanding national fine craft collection. He has developed field collections in several museums, including the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia.

At the CMC, Dr. Inglis has directed programmes as varied as the Aboriginal Training Programme, permanent exhibits for the First Peoples Hall and the award-winning Bronfman video series. India — The Living Arts is the tenth exhibition Dr. Inglis has curated. Others include From the Heart: Folk Art in Canada (1983-1985), Masters of the Crafts (1989-1990), The Turning Point: The Deichmann Pottery (1991-1994) and A Coat of Many Colours: Two Centuries of Jewish Life in Canada (1989-1993).