Molly Lamb Bobak & Canadian Women War Artists

Molly Lamb Bobak & Canadian Women War Artists

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Vancouver-born painter Molly Lamb Bobak (1920–2014) began her extraordinary career as the first Canadian female war artist sent overseas to depict scenes of women in military training. Dr. Michelle Gewurtz is the author of the new ACI publication Molly Lamb Bobak: Life & Work and Curator at the Ottawa Art Gallery. Dr. Laura Brandon is an award-winning writer, curator, and lecturer and former Historian, Art & War, at the Canadian War Museum. Together, in a discussion moderated by Sara Angel, ACI Founder and Executive Director, they will explore the impact and importance of Molly Lamb Bobak and Canada’s women war artists.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
5:00 p.m., reception (Sky Lounge);
6:00 p.m., lecture (Alma Duncan Salon)
Ottawa Art Gallery, 50 Mackenzie King Bridge, Ottawa, ON

Free admission. Seats are on a first come, first served basis. RSVP at:

The ACI gratefully acknowledges the support of our sponsors.

ACI Founding Sponsor
Bank of Montreal

Title Sponsor
The Sabourin Family Foundation

Event Sponsor
Ottawa Art Gallery