On Tuesday, August 8, 7 p.m. at Brickworks (150 Nichols St. ), San Juan Islands Museum of Art presents the iconic Bill Holm, painter, carver, performer, museum curator, teacher and mentor. Holm has enriched our understanding of NW Coast First Nation art and culture. He has devoted his life to perpetuating these rich traditions. As an author his seminal book, Northwest Coast Indian Art: An Analysis of Form, is the standard text in the field. Bill Holm is curator emeritus of Northwest Indian art at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture in Seattle. He is known internationally as one of the most knowledgeable experts in the field of Northwest Coast Native art history. Holm will talk about the carving of the canoe Kwigwatsi, art and other adventures.
Tickets are available at SJIMA 540 Spring Street or call 360-370-5050.
Non-members $25, members $20, students and children $15.
As space is available, tickets will be sold at the door starting at 6:45 p.m.