Dr. Laura Brandon Lecture

Dr. Laura Brandon
Chief Curator of War Art
Canadian War Museum

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on November 7, 2009 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


What Is War Art?


Dr. Brandon was born in London, England of Canadian parents. After graduating from the University of Bristol in art history and history, she moved with her husband to Canada in 1976. She has an MA in art history from Queen's and a PhD in history from Carleton. Dr. Brandon works at the Canadian War Museum as its Historian, Art and War. Her publications include: Art and WarArt or Memorial? The Forgotten History of Canada's War Art; and Pegi by Herself: The Life of Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Canadian Artist, the last of which won the Alison Prentice Award in 2006.