Guest Speakers: Jim and Sue Waddington
Town of Huntsville presents Sue & Jim Waddington – two adventure seekers who have made it their quest to photograph and document locations that inspired the artists known as the Group of Seven and specifically Tom Thomson. In July of 1977, Jim and Sue Waddington began a 40 year journey of discovery that has culminated in this remarkable achievement, In the Footsteps of the Group of Seven. Determined to locate, document, and photograph the actual landscapes that inspired and influenced the brushes of A.Y. Jackson, Franklin Carmichael, Arthur Lismer, Lawren Harris, A.J. Casson, J.E.H. MacDonald, Tom Thomson, and Frederick Varley. Their passion is in reaching the remote locations that can only be reached by canoe and by foot. This presentation will fascinate, excite and inspire you to join the quest! Jim and Sue will share their wonderful stories and findings of more than 600 painting sites and their corresponding artwork including some right in Huntsville! They will entertain you with their passion and what they have learned along the way about the painters and their choice sites. Join us for this inspirational and informative presentation. Do not miss this Family friendly interactive presentation!
1 evening $5/person; $12/family Pre-Registration or at the Door