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Indigenous Music Week: Saturday Celebration
Indigenous Music Week: Saturday Celebration

Enjoy music, art, and dance that celebrate the cultural diversity of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples. Local Indigenous artist, Jesse Gouchey, will be onsite to complete a live painting and showcase some of his film and fashion work. Thundering Nations will perform drum and dance workshops, and Studio Bell will offer a tour focusing on Indigenous artists who’ve made an impact on music in Canada.

Jesse Gouchey is a self-taught emerging visual artist and award-winning animator/filmmaker from Central Alberta. His wide range of skills includes illustration, paintings, graphic design, photography and animation. 

Thundering Nations is comprised of professional powwow dancers of all styles, offering captivating traditional First Nations dance performances, and awareness presentations.

Special thanks to media partner Calgary Herald for their support.


Special Programming:

Time
10:00 am Open to the public
10:30 am Indigenous Music in Canada Guided Tour
11:00 am Status Savage spoken word in Speak Up! gallery
12:00 pm Jesse Gouchey, live painting and art installation
12:30 pm Indigenous Music in Canada Guided Tour
1:30 pm Status Savage spoken word in Speak Up! gallery
3:30 pm Thundering Nations performance
4:00 pm Closed to the public

Regular Programming:

Time
11:00 am"Behind the Glass" Public Tour
12:00 pmKimball Theatre Organ demonstration
2:00 pm"Behind the Glass" Public Tour
3:00 pmKimball Theatre Organ demonstration

This event is generously supported by TD.