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The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean speaks at the opening of a new exhibit at the Vorres Museum in Athens

The opening of the exhibition The Lure of the Local: Women Artists in the Canadian Land(scape), in the presence of over 300 art lovers and officials, took place on November 5, 2013 at the Vorres Museum in Athens, Greece. Among the many guests was H.E. the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean (see photos below). Please see the Press Release to learn more about the exhibit opening.

H.E. Michaëlle Jean and Ian Vorres, cutting the ribbon, with Mr. Vorres’ grandson Anastassios.

H.E. Michaëlle Jean and Ian Vorres B.A. '50, cutting the ribbon, with Mr. Vorres’ grandson Anastassios.

After the unveiling of the plaque, Mr. George Vorres, Ms. Helen Korakianiti, H.E. Michaëlle Jean, Mr. Ian Vorres, the Canadian Ambassador Robert W. Peck, Anastassios and Nektarios Vorres.

After the unveiling of the plaque, Mr. George Vorres, Ms. Helen Korakianiti, H.E. Michaëlle Jean, Mr. Ian Vorres, the Canadian Ambassador Robert W. Peck, Anastassios and Nektarios Vorres.

The Artists Julie Cosgrove, Eveline Kolijn, Annie King, Caterina Pizanias, Galia Kwetny, Sara Girletz and Andrea Kastner.

The Artists (L to R): Julie Cosgrove, Eveline Kolijn, Annie King, Caterina Pizanias, Galia Kwetny, Sara Girletz and Andrea Kastner.

Annie King, Installation, Moths, Julie Cosgrove, Scatterplot 01, acrylic on canvas and 50.940° N, 114.838° W, acrylic on canvas; Andrea Kastner, Work in Progress, oil on canvas, and Noah’s Arc, oil on canvas.

Front Left to Back and Right: Annie King, Installation, Moths, Julie Cosgrove, Scatterplot 01, acrylic on canvas and 50.940° N, 114.838° W, acrylic on canvas; Andrea Kastner, Work in Progress, oil on canvas, and Noah’s Arc, oil on canvas.

Left to Right: Eveline Kolijn, Installation, Moonwillow, Prayerssticks and Antropocene Rock, and Kim Huyhn, Installation, The Multiple.

Left to Right: Eveline Kolijn, Installation, Moonwillow, Prayerssticks and Antropocene Rock, and Kim Huyhn, Installation, The Multiple.

The well-attended Saturday morning Artist presentation.

The well-attended Saturday morning Artist presentation.
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