Lectures

2017
-Palm Springs Air Museum, California

2016
-Calgary Association of Lifelong Learners (CALL), Calgary
-Berwick Seniors, Comox, BC
-Canadian War Brides & Families, Halifax, Nova Scotia
-Queen Mary 2, Insights Lecture Theatre (transatlantic)
-Canada House, London, UK

2015
-Westmount Charter School, Calgary
-Queen Mary, Long Beach, California
-Varsity Acres School, Calgary
-Military Museums (junior high school students)
-Garrison Green Seniors, Calgary
-Military Museums lecture theater, Calgary
-Carriage House (guest speaker), Calgary
-Junior High School Teachers & Valour Canada, Calgary

2014
-London Central Library, London, Ontario, August 9, 1:30 pm
-Talk and Tour (Series 2014), Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery
-Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, Red Deer, May 10

2013
-The Manor at Garrison Woods Seniors Care, Calgary
-National Liberation Museum, The Netherlands
-Canadian Federation of University Women, Calgary
-Garrison Green Seniors Care Home, Calgary
-Famous 5 Foundation, Calgary

2012
-The Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
-The Manor Seniors Complex, Calgary
-Canadian Aviation Historical Society, Calgary
-Garrison Green Seniors (on-going), Calgary
-Alberta Culture Days, Calgary, Sept. 29 (“An Artist’s Journey”)
-Alberta Culture Days, Calgary, Sept. 30 (“Dutch War Brides”)
-Oil Wives of Calgary
-Creative Aging Symposium, Mount Royal University, Calgary
-Grande Prairie Regional College Guest Artist Lecture, Grande Prairie, AB
-Businessmen’s Breakfast Club, Calgary

2011
-Garrison Green Seniors, Calgary
-National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
-Glasgow Women’s Library (Mitchell Library), Glasgow, Scotland
-Queen Mary 2 (Transatlantic), The Stow-away War Bride
-Queen Mary 2 (Transatlantic), Sentimental Journey
-Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth, New Zealand
-Fairview Seniors, Auckland, New Zealand
-Women Extraordinaire, Calgary

2010
-Kerby Seniors Centre, Calgary, AB
-Alberta Writers’ Workshop with artist Bev Tosh and writer Aritha Van Herk, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
-PEGG Women’s Club, Gallery Tour, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
-Petro-Canada Alumni Association, Calgary, AB
-Southeast Asian Immigrant Presentation, Glenbow Lecture theatre, AB
-Rotary Club of Calgary, (Palliser Hotel), Calgary, AB (April 6, 2010)
-Agape Hospice, Calgary, AB
-Guest Artist Presentation, Art Fundamentals & 2nd yr. classes, Prairie College, Grande Prairie, AB
-Grande Prairie College & Community Speakers Series, Grande Prairie, AB
-Narrative Symposium presenter, Alberta College of Art & Design, AB
-Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand (by invitation)
-Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand (public presentation)
-Galt Museum, Lethbridge, Alberta,
-Ride Through Time, public presentation, Lougheed House, Calgary
-The Stow-Away War Bride, Lougheed House, Calgary (special event)
-Portage & District Arts Centre, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
-Salvation Army Hospice, Calgary, Alberta
-Garrison Green Seniors, Calgary
-Chestermere Middle School, Remembrance Day Speaker, Chestermere
Day-WWII War Brides Association, St. Louis, Illinois, USA
-Bruce County Museum, Southampton, Ontario

2009
-PetroCanada Alumni Association, 264 Legion, Calgary
-Fairview Seniors, Auckland, New Zealand
-Rotary, Nelson, New Zealand
-Guest Lecture (Graduate Students’ & Faculty) Otago School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand
-U3A(University of 3 Ages), Browns Bay, New Zealand
-University of Auckland, History Department, New Zealand
-Salvation Army Hospice, Calgary
-WWII War Brides Association Reunion, San Francisco, USA
-Canadian Association for Women’s Public History 2009 conference, Edmonton
-Keynote, Art of the Peace Symposium, Grande Prairie, AB
-Agape Hospice, Calgary
-War Bride as Muse, Glenbow Museum theatre, Calgary
-Artie Smarties (art study), Glenbow Museum, Calgary
-Visiting Artist Lecture Series (Art 101), Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
-Art Educators Presentation, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
-Alberta Society of Artists, Calgary, AB
-Lunch hour presentation, Glenbow Museum, Calgary
-Presentation and Gallery tour to Art Educators, Glenbow Museum, AB
-War Bride as Muse, Glenbow Museum lecture theatre (waiting list)

2008
-Father LaCombe Long-term Care Centre, Calgary
-Wood Creek Seniors, Calgary
-Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP), Calgary
-Royal BC Museum, Victoria, BC
-Royal BC Museum, Victoria, BC (Mother’s Day audio-visual presentation)
-Agape Hospice (Salvation Army), Calgary
-Vanier High School Classes: History & Art, Moose Jaw Art Gallery, SK
-Public presentation at Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, Moose Jaw, SK
-From Bombs to Meadowlarks, Medicine Hat Historical Society, Medicine Hat, Alberta
-Agape Hospice, Calgary

2007
-Women of Vision Annual Awards Luncheon, Westin Hotel, Calgary
-Canadian War Museum, Ottawa (800 attended)
-Lions Manor (Seniors Residence), Brandon, Manitoba
-Alberta War Bride Association Reunion, Calgary
-Calgary NuGrads (Calgary Newcomers Association), Winter Club, Calgary
-Women of Woodcliff (United Church), Calgary, AB

2006
-Museum of the Regiments, Calgary
-University of Saskatchewan, Dept. of History (History 2133)
-Lecture Series, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
-Bow Valley Questors, Calgary
-Diefenbaker Canada Centre, Saskatoon
-Saskatoon Convalescent Home, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
-Turner Valley Legion, to commemorate war brides’ 60th anniversary, AB
-Via Rail (on-board presentation), en route Halifax to Montreal
-Via Rail (on-board presentation), en route Toronto to Edmonton
-Canadian Citizenship (Guest Speaker), St. John’s, Newfoundland
-The Rooms Museum, St. John’s, Newfoundland
-WW II War Bride Association (keynote), San Antonio, Texas, USA
-Keynote Presentation for the “War Brides Train,” Westin Hotel, Halifax, NS
-Glenbow Museum Lecture Theatre, Calgary
-Museum of the Regiments, Calgary

2005
-WW II War Brides Association meeting in San Diego, CA
-Capital Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Victoria, BC
-Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists Wives’ Club of Calgary, Atco Centre, Canada Olympic Park, Calgary
-Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary for “Museums Bridging Cultures” on International Museums Day
-Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC
-WW II War Bride Association (U.S. war bride annual reunion), keynote, Seattle, Washington, USA
-Colonel Belcher Seniors Residence, Calgary
-Alberta War Bride Reunion, Calgary
-Canadian Women’s Club (364 attended), Palliser Hotel, Calgary
-Woman-to-Woman, ecumenical lecture series, Deer Park United Church
-Calgary-Harbours of Newport Seniors Residence, Calgary
-Bethany Care Centre (nursing home), Airdrie, AB
-Oil Wives, Calgary Chapter

2004
-Saskatchewan War Bride Reunion, 2004 (Saskatoon)
-The Royal Canadian Legion, Calgary
-Saskatchewan War Bride Reunion, Saskatoon
-Rockyview Hospital Volunteers Annual Awards Luncheon
-Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (professional women educators), Calgary
-Calgary Sketch Club

2003
-Alberta College of Art & Design( Lecture Hall), Calgary
-The Alberta Society of Artists, McDougall Centre, Calgary
-War Bride luncheon, Rotary Park, Calgary
-The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
-Federation of Canadian Artists, Calgary
-Air Crew Association of Alberta, Aerospace Museum of Calgary
-Federation of Canadian Artists, Calgary
-Alberta War Bride Reunion, keynote presentation, Calgary
-Calgary Community Painters
-Woman-to-Woman, ecumenical lecture, Holy Nativity Church, Calgary

2002
-Glenbow Museum, Calgary
-Rosemont Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
-High River Centennial Library, High River, Alberta