Virtual Exhibition of Strike a Pose: Portraits from the Collection

by Shelby Smith


As we remain closed to the public due to opening restrictions, we thought we would trying to bring some virtual “musings” to your home.

We are excited to announce that you can now view our exhibition, Strike a Pose: Portraits from the Collection, for FREE virtually on our website!


Image featuring a painting by Danielle Fixico of the side profile of an indigenous woman with a tear streaming down her face.  Text in the background of the artwork featuring various words and phrases such as: daughters, no peace, justice, #notinvisible, etc.  On the right side is a block of red with text reading "WEAR RED ON MAY 5TH / National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls."

This exhibition features over 60 of the most compelling and striking portraits from the Lake of the Woods Museum’s extensive photo collection. Spanning many different subject areas, and with some photos dating to the 1880s, this wide ranging portrait exhibit is sure to please both the history lover and the photography aficionado!

Click here to view all of our virtual exhibitions. 

Did you know?

During the Second World War German prisoners of war were brought to the Lake of the Woods area to cut wood for the local mills.  Many of the prisoners enjoyed their time in the Canadian wilderness, and a number of them immigrated to Canada when the war ended.

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