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Nk'Mip Man and Horse 2 - Osoyoos, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 49° 01.692 W 119° 26.186
11U E 321901 N 5433450
Quick Description: Nk'Mip Man and Horse 2 is located at the corner of 45th Avenue and Hwy. 3 also known as the Crowsnest Highway.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 11/6/2014 9:09:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMMV27
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Nk'Mip Man and Horse 2 is very well executed amongst some large rocks. Arms stretched out, palm up in a gesture of peace and welcome to visitors and passersby. This is a fairly new addition to the collection First Nations art works on display throughout Osoyoos.

Collaboratively designed by Chief Clarence Louie of the Osoyoos Indian Band, and Okanagan artist, Virgil “Smoker” Marchand of the Colville Confederated Tribes in Omak, Washington. The spectacular Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre (pronounced in-ka-meep) is the Okanagan’s newest family tourism destination.

The state-of-the-art interpretive centre is an architectural marvel sensitively constructed into a hillside. Extensive indoor and outdoor exhibit galleries create a fun, interactive learning environment with hands-on displays, education stations and two multi-media theatre experiences. Discover the fascinating stories of Canada’s only desert and share in the rich living culture of the Okanagan people.

Information: Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Center (link below)

HOURS OF OPERATION:
We are open: 3 Days a Week!! 10:00am – 4:00pm
October 26 – February 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays ONLY)
July – August 9:30 am – 6:00 pm (DAILY)


Title of Piece: Nk'Mip Man and Horse 2

Artist: Virgil “Smoker” Marchand

Material/Media: Metal

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Corner of 45th Avenue and Hwy. 3 also known as the Crowsnest Highway.

Web link(s) for additional information: [Web Link]

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