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

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)
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