Beading hands

Beading hands, 2023, video still, photo: NGC

Uninvited: Beading Demonstrations

Saturday, July 15, 2023
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT
National Gallery of Canada Ancestors’ Gallery (adjacent to Uninvited)
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4

Every second Saturday from April 8 to August 12 (except July 1), the Ancestors’ Gallery will welcome beadworking artists from various Indigenous backgrounds, who will demonstrate different styles and techniques of beadwork.

Free with Gallery admission
Drop-in activity. No registration needed
In English, with on-site bilingual interpretation available


Jamie Metallic

the artist

Jamie Metallic
Jamie Metallic is a Mi'kmaq member of the Listuguj Mi'gmaq First Nation residing in Ottawa. She is a self-taught artist, who has had an interest in traditional crafts since early childhood. She enjoys incorporating both traditional and non-traditional materials and design into her creations, finding a personal connection in every item. Jamie has been making traditional beaded mittens, moccasins, ribbon skirts, quill earrings, beaded earrings, beaded bracelets, Pow-wow regalia, and Conchos belts for the past seventeen years. 

Saturday, July 15, 2023, 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
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