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True Nordic: How Scandinavia Influenced Design in Canada


  • Vancouver Art Gallery 750 Hornby Street Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2H7 Canada (map)

This ground-breaking exhibition examines the significant influence of Scandinavian craft and industrial design on the development of Canadian culture. Spanning more than seven decades, True Nordicreveals how Scandinavian design was introduced in Canada and how its aesthetics and material forms were adopted, revised and transformed. Featuring a wide array of furniture, textiles, ceramics, glass and metalwork, the exhibition offers a critical survey of Canadian design practices from the 1930s to the present.

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Earlier Event: October 26
Book launch: Copp House by Adele Weder
Later Event: November 16
Eastside Culture Crawl // Vancouver