BC Family Day with Indigenous Storyteller Joseph A. Dandurand
Join us Saturday, February 15 - The Bill Reid Gallery is celebrating BC Family Day with a day filled with family-friendly activities including a storytelling performance by Joseph A. Dandurand, button making and crafts.
Storytelling performance starts at 11:30 am at the Hummingbird Gathering Space - Mezzanine level
Free admission all day!
The Province of British Columbia has provided the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art a grant in support of our free, community Family Day event.
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Joseph A. Dandurand brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his role as a storyteller. He is a member of Kwantlen First Nation located on the Fraser River, Dandurand has been a storyteller since he was a young man. His talent and passion for words and sharing stories have followed him through the many journeys of his life.
An accomplished poet, playwright, researcher, archaeologist and proud father of three children, Dandurand received a Diploma in Performing Arts from Algonquin College and studied theatre and direction at the University of Ottawa. He has produced several plays for adults and youth, including works as the Playwright-in-Residence for the Museum of Civilization in Hull in 1995 and a radio script, St. Mary’s, produced by CBC Radio in 1999.
Photo courtesy Vancouver Public Library