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Art for Lunch: Frances Rooney on the Wandering Life of Edith Watson
October 13, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Frances Rooney on the Wandering Life of Edith Watson
Friday, October 13, 2017
12:15 to 1:00 pm
Rotary Education Centre at the MacLaren
Author Frances Rooney presents on photographer Edith Watson (1861-1943). Watson was a pioneering woman photographer active from the 1890s to the 1930s, best known for photographing scenes of rural and coastal life in Canada.
Frances Rooney is a writer, editor and spiritual director who lives in Toronto. Her books include Working Light: The Wandering Life of Photographer Edith S. Watson(published in Canada, the U.S. and Britain) and Our Lives (finalist for the Lambda Award). Rooney has written two books for the Women’s Hall of Fame Series; her first was Extraordinary Women Explorers.
Call ahead at (705) 720-1044 ext. 250 to pre-order your lunch at the Gallery Café. Please note: For groups, please notify the Gallery one week in advance as seating is limited in the Education Centre. With larger groups, all attendees may be hosted in an alternate gallery space, where food or drink is not permitted.