Emily Carr’s ‘Indian Church’ is one of the Sampson-Matthews silkscreen prints that will be on exhibit at the AV Museum.

New exhibit features historic silkscreens

The Alberni Valley Museum will be the first Vancouver Island venue to host an exhibit of the national Sampson-Matthews silkscreen prints.

The Alberni Valley Museum will be the first Vancouver Island venue to host an exhibit of the national Sampson-Matthews silkscreen prints.

This collection was assembled by Ian Sigvaldson of Pegasus Gallery of Canadian Art on Salt Spring Island.

The prints, produced from 1942–63, “were part of a concerted effort by Sampson-Matthews to contribute to building Canadian identity,” museum curator Jamie Morton said.

The exhibit will open on Saturday, April 4 and will only be in Port Alberni for one month, until May 6.

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