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Canadian War Brides with Bev Tosh

Oct 16th, 2021

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2 O'Clock Tour:
Canadian War Brides with Bev Tosh

Join special guest Bev Tosh at 2 pm as she talks on the Canadian War Brides. This talk is offered as part of the exhibit programming for World War Women and requires pre-registration.

Register now! Canadian War Brides w/ Bev Tosh - October 16, 2021

Attendees age 12+ of registered programs are required to provide proof of vaccination, documentation of a medical exemption, or proof of a privately-paid negative PCR or rapid test within 72 hours of service in accordance with the Alberta Government’s restriction exemption program.

Bev Tosh

About the exhibition:

World War Women explores the contributions made by women to Canada’s participation in the First and Second World Wars.

During these periods of extraordinary change and hardship, women served in the military, took on paid and volunteer war work and, in many cases, waited and worried about loved ones in uniform, some of whom they would never see again. This exhibition explores the challenges women faced during two World Wars, examines the choices they made, and highlights objects that tell their stories.

This exhibition has been developed by the Canadian War Museum, Ottawa.

About Bev Tosh

Bev Tosh is a contemporary artist and a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. She received her Masters of Fine Art in Painting, University of Calgary, graduated with distinction from the Alberta College of Art & Design, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Fine Art (University of Saskatchewan). She has lectured and taught art at several Canadian colleges and universities.

bev tosh

Tosh has received numerous honours and awards including the Meritorious Service Medal, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal; Alberta Centennial Medal; Woman of Vision Award (Global TV & YWCA); and the Distinguished Alumna Award of Excellence, Alberta College of Art & Design.

Bev Tosh is the daughter of New Zealand pilot and his Canadian war bride. As a practicing artist, she has exhibited widely; One-Way Passage, her war brides series, has been exhibited nationally and internationally. She is the past president of the Burns Visual Arts Society of Calgary.

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