WET'SUWET'EN SOLIDARITY FUNDRAISER

WET'SUWET'EN SOLIDARITY FUNDRAISER
Location: 
Open Space, 510 Fort St, 2nd floor
Dates: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019,
7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Doors open at 7pm
Art Auction, Music and Snacks 7:30pm - 9pm
Dance Party 9pm - 11pm
Art Auction open throughout event and closes at 11pm.
$10 recommended cover charge (however, any and all contributions are welcome!)
 
Join us for a Decolonial Dance Party with DJ Bombae and local Indigenous Art Silent Auction fundraiser for the Wet’suwet’en land protectors on Gitdumt’en and Unist’ot’en territory at Open Space Gallery, 7pm-11pm on March 14th.
 
All funds will go to support the Wet’suwet’en in their struggle to access their homelands and protect their sacred relations with all living beings and spirit on their territories.
 
Artists, creators, crafters are encouraged to donate items for the silent auction!  If you would like to donate an item (or items) please drop off your items at Open Space Arts Society during their regular hours of operation -Tuesday - Saturday 12pm - 5pm.  Open Space staff will be able to accept items up until 5pm on Thursday, March 14th.
 
Beer generously donated by Hoyne Brewing Co.! 
 
Come out! Party! Check out the Artwork! 
Show your support for the Wet’suwet’en on the front line, fighting to protect their lands and waters from the Coastal GasLink pipeline and other illegal action on their territories!
 
Banner image created by Nicole Neidhardt.
 
 
This event is taking place as part of Sche’chulth: Decolonizing the Arts in Victoria, a series of curated events occurring throughout the month of March that will address the centering of Indigenous artists and artists of colour in the local arts community.   
 
This program of events is a partnership among Primary Colours/Couleurs primaires, the Indigenous Arts Collective, the ProArt Alliance of Greater Victoria and Open Space Arts Society, along with other individuals and organizations. FMI: http://openspace.ca/Schechulth-Decolonizing-the-Arts-in-Victoria
 
 
 
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 Open Space respectfully acknowledges that we are on unceded First Nations territory. The City of Victoria and the surrounding areas lie on the territories of the Coast Salish and Lekwungen-speaking peoples, including the Esquimalt, Songhees, and W̱SÁNEĆ First Nations.  
 
Open Space is not wheelchair accessible and is accessed by a flight of 23 stairs. There are two gender inclusive washrooms, one multi-stall and one single stall with a urinal. If you have any other questions or concerns in regards to accessibility, please contact office@openspace.ca or 250-383-8833.