12:00noon to 1:30p.m.
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Tuesday, October 30th:
Naomi Levine & Peter Gough present “What is Art? The Value of Art & Collecting Art”
Peter Gough will share excerpts from a speech given by Kevin Spacey at the Kennedy Centre in Washington, DC as part of the National Arts Advocacy Day in 2011. Peter Gough is an internationally recognized visual artist living in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. Peter has exhibited in Scotland, England, Germany, the United States and nationally in Canada. He is vice president of the Society of Canadian Artists and an elected member represented by galleries in Toronto, Montreal, Saint John and in Nova Scotia.
Naomi Levine is a lawyer and avid collector of art who lives in Manitoba and Nova Scotia. She has been involved on the boards of performing and visual arts groups and has represented artists. She is Chair of the Board of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, represents Manitoba on the Board of the Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust and is a member of the Canadian Art Summit. Ms. Levine will speak about the relationship between public galleries, governments and artists and about the role of artists in the community.