|We attended the official opening of his Retrospective Exhibition on March 16, 2012. This is a display of the art and life of Kwakwaka'wakw artist, Doug Cranmer of Alert Bay who passed away November 6, 2006 in Alert Bay, B.C.|
|Looking west from the Great Hall, the sunset was beautiful!|
|The director of the museum, Anthony Shelton, paid tribute to Doug's art and his mentoring of many young aboriginal artists over the years.|
|Chief Larry Grant from the Musqueum band paid tribute to the man who 'did not beat his own drum'. He carved in the traditional way and experimented with new approaches and techniques.|
|Doug loved jazz and we were treated to music during the program.|
|As we were leaving, Gloria and many of the Cramner family were chatting.|
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