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On this page, you can explore a selection of resources that may help you build your virtual exhibition and better understand the collection.


Need to know more about what curating is all about? Want to learn more about the history of drawing in Kinngait? Click on the boxes below to learn more.


The links below will direct you to sites that may or may not be affiliated with the project. You should be aware that these sites may require special software or browser plug-ins to view or experience their content. In addition, the content on these sites may change without notice. The McMichael will do its best to monitor these links and ensure they are still relevant and active. If you notice a link is broken, please report it using the Error Report Form.

To view Strange Scenes: Early Cape Dorset Drawings and In Cape Dorset We Do It This Way: Three Decades of Inuit Printmaking you will require Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader. Files only available in English.


The McMichael has published two books devoted to the Cape Dorset Archive. To view the books click on the boxes below.


The Norman E. Hallendy Archives page introduces the ethnographer and his fifty years of work in the Arctic with Inuit from Southwest Baffin Island. The McMichael’s Cape Dorset Archive page helps to frame how important Inuit art is to the Gallery.


Browse past McMichael Exhibitions to find inspiration for your next virtual exhibition. Inuit Prints from Cape Dorset showcases the Canadian Museum of History’s collection of Kinngait prints.


Dorset Fine Arts was established to develop and serve the market for Inuit fine art produced by the artist members of the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative. The Inuit Art Foundation has an online Inuit artist database and works to promote Inuit art and artists.