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Museum catalogue: Inuit Art Collection

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Inuit Art Collection

The Scott Polar Research Institute is world-renowned for its library, archival and photographic collections. It also houses the largest public collection of art work by the indigenous peoples of northern Canada, Greenland and Alaska.

The collection includes print works, carving and sculpture dating from the late 1940s to the present day. Recently augmented by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the collection has grown to include representative works by named artists from almost every producing community in Northern Canada, as well as smaller collections of works made in Greenland and Alaska. The research project funded by this grant has also enabled the production of a book on the subject of European collectors of Inuit Art as well as a number of exhibitions.

Further details on any item in the collection may be obtained on application to the Museum Curator. For details of public and research access please see the main Museum page of the website. For rights and images for publication, please contact the Picture Library.

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Data in this catalogue was last updated on Tuesday, 13th June 2023.