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Free Events at Lougheed House

Historic Calgary Week - Free Events at Lougheed House Location: Lougheed House When: Monday, July 30, 2012 to Wednesday, August 01, 2012 at See Below Contact Number: 403-244-6333 WebSite: Historic Calgary Week Events - Free events For more information on Historic Calgary Week and other great events, visit Monday July 30, 7:30 - 8:30 pm In The Lougheed Neighbourhood: Calgary's Great Modern Artist, Maxwell Bates. Join art historian, Nancy Townshend, for a stimulating presentation on Calgary's foremost Modern artist, Maxwell Bates (1906 - 1980), who grew up at 732 13 Ave. S.W. and became one of Canada's most important artists. Nancy will highlight his art, architecture including St. Mary's Cathedral, his significant writings and his extraordinary life in Calgary, London, UK, a German salt mine during WWII, Calgary and Victoria. Doors Open 7:00pm Nancy's books will be available for purchase- cash or cheque only Tuesday July 31st 7:00- 8:30pm Lougheed House Garden Tour Join Head Gardener Marie Gattinger for a walking tour of the historic gardens and learn about her inspirations for this year's theme. Meet at the Garden shed located next to the 14th Avenue parking lot. Wednesday August 1 12:00- 2:00 Ask the Archivist Open House Drop in to chat with Archivist Cassandra Cummings about a range of topics including the House and family, Museum Studies, or working in the archives. Located in the Library.. Event Details. Location: Lougheed House