First Saturdays: Through Their Eyes – with Métis textile artist Tracey-Mae Chambers

See the past through their eyes.

Visit with Indigenous and other equity-deserving artist at the Village on the first Saturday of the month. Through their art, they ask us to consider history from their perspective.

Art connects us to other people. It opens our eyes to different ways of looking at the world around us and the history of the land we call home.

This Month: As we approach the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, Métis textile artist Tracey-Mae Chambers adorns the School House with yarn flowers, offering a poignant commentary on decolonization. Her work centers on reclaiming spaces where Indigenous peoples have been historically displaced.



Tracey-Mae Chambers is a Métis installation artist and sculptor, and a member of the Métis Nation of Ontario. Her family is from several traditional Métis communities; both the Vasseur-Longlade and Cadieux-Evans families. Her piece, Hope and Healing Canada, encourages people to have the uncomfortable, yet important conversations about decolonization.