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Media Advisory: SFU and Bill Reid Foundation form new partnership

September 14, 2011

Simon Fraser University and the Bill Reid Foundation are announcing a new partnership regarding the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art. This will enhance the gallery’s programming and allow it to create more exhibitions annually.

The foundation’s collection, worth more than $10 million, consists of 158 works, including 112 masterworks by Reid, an Aboriginal artist.

WHO:             Simon Fraser University and Bill Reid Foundation
         New partnership for Bill Reid Gallery to increase programming and create more exhibitions
          Thursday, September 15, 10 a.m.
        Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, 639 Hornby Street

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