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touring information

We are currently in the planning stages for a National Tour of the Witness Blanket. Please click here to download our Call for Expressions of Interest for venues, communities, organizations etc. who would like to exhibit the Blanket. For any questions regarding the National Tour, please contact us by email or phone 1-250-881-0528.


Tour Dates

University of Regina, Regina, SK: January 1 – April 9, 2015

Calgary Public Library, Calgary, AB: April 13 – May 9, 2015

Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, ON: May 18 – July 10, 2015

Hamilton Public Library, Hamilton, ON: July 13 –August 29, 2015

Cape Breton University Art Gallery and Unama’ki College, Sydney, NS: September 8 – October 16, 2015

Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre, Millbrook, NS: October 19 – November 28, 2015

Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Winnipeg, MB: December 2015 – June 2016

Peace River Museum, Peace River, AB: July and August, 2016

Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC: September, October and November, 2016

New Westminster Museum and Archives, New Westminster, BC: December 2016 – April 2017

Tentative Bookings – May – August 2017**

University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC: September, October, November 2017

First Nations University, Regina, SK: January, February, March 2018

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, Inuvik: NWT – April and May, 2018

Musee Heritage Museum, St. Albert, ABApril and May, 2018

Tentative Booking – June – August 2018**

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, NWT – September, October, November and December 2018

Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC – January, February and March 2019

Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, Red Deer, AB – April, May, June 2019

Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library, Winnipeg, MB – July, August, September 2019

Tentative Bookings – October 2019 – December 2020

Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON – January, February and March 2020

Tentative Booking – April, May 2020

Tatamagouche Centre, Tatamagouche, NS – June, July, August 2020

Tentative Bookings – September 2020 – May 2021

* Note: all of the above listed tour stops are contingent upon locating adequate funding to support touring costs
** Note: these dates are not currently available to interested venues

If you would like to make a direct donation via cheque, they can be made out to our managing partner, The Victoria Native Friendship Centre and can be mailed to:

The Witness Blanket Project
Victoria Native Friendship Centre
231 Regina Ave
Victoria BC, V8Z 1J6