City of Edmonton Media Advisory: Grand opening event of ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ and Queen Elizabeth Park

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 2018197 Views

September 13, 2018

Media are invited to join the community in celebrating the grand opening of Edmonton’s first Indigenous Arts Park, ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞, and Queen Elizabeth Park.

Date: September 15
Time: 12 – 4 p.m. (formal program 12 – 1 p.m.)
Location: Queen Elizabeth Park, 10380 Queen Elizabeth Park Road

The formal program will include speeches from Mayor Don Iveson, representatives from the Métis Nation of Alberta, Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations and Edmonton Arts Council, greetings from the Government of Canada, as well as remarks from a member of the steering committee and the Art Park Curator. Some of the artists will attend and be available for interviews.

Following the formal program, all are welcome to stay and enjoy art and performance in the beautiful outdoor space in Edmonton’s core. People can enjoy food trucks, an artisan market and a performing arts fusion presented by Dreamspeakers.

Some parking will be available for media in the parking lot on the opposite side of Queen Elizabeth Park Road.

For more information:

edmonton.ca/QueenElizabethParkPlan

Media contact:
Claire Graff
Communications Advisor
Integrated Infrastructure Services
780-496-8771

NT5

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