july, 2023

19jul4:45 pm6:00 pmSeedbeadsArt Talks - Hosted at Haliburton School of Art + Design


Event Details

The Story of Seedbeads with Naomi Smith

An exploration of Indigenous beadwork from a historical and contemporary perspective This presentation focuses on the story of seeds beads and how they became a much-esteemed part of Indigenous life in the 19th century We travel through time and exam the early pieces to discover how beadwork became one of North America’s irst family-based industries, a story of culture, tradition and survival Over two centuries have past when beadwork was first being created by the woodland and northeastern Indigenous communities, this art form continues to be celebrated and appreciated by Indigenous and non-indigenous alike.


(Wednesday) 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm


Haliburton School of the Arts and Design

297 College Dr.