OLD Ottawa East Community Calendar

Event Information:

  • Thu

    Ottawa Historical Association - How Extraordinary! Preserving the Psychiatric Art of Scotland

    7:30 pmOld Town Hall, 61 Main St

    This talk will examine a unique collection of works of art created by patients – men and women – in mental hospitals or with a history of mental ill-health, in Scotland. The collection includes hundreds of drawing, paintings, sculptures, and multi-media works collected over many years by art therapist Joyce Laing.
    Presented by: Mary Margaret Johnston-Miller (Art Archivist, Library and Archives Canada) and James Miller (Professor of History, Carleton University)
    More info: b.baldwin@publichistory.ca