Puppetry Exhibition Wins National Award and Officially Launches Virtual Exhibit!

Shadows Strings & Other Things: The Enchanting Theatre of Puppets is the winner of the Canadian Museum Association’s 2020 award for an outstanding exhibition of cultural heritage. The jury recognized, “In the context of this year’s competition, this project was nationally significant and exceeded the current standard of practice by going beyond the conventional approach.” This unconventional project includes a spectacular virtual exhibit and website (ShadowStringThings.com)—created with support from the UBC Faculty of Arts, the Department of Anthropology and MOA—officially launched on December 05, 2020. Curator: Dr. Nicola Levell