Skip to content

Roberta Bondar back for art gallery lecture next week

Talk called Patterns & Parallels: Avian Migration, from Invisible to Visible is free to AGA members
The Sault's Dr. Roberta Bondar.

Dr. Roberta Bondar is next up in the fall series of public lectures presented by the Art Gallery of Algoma. Bondar will speak Oct. 18 on Patterns & Parallels: Avian Migration, from Invisible to Visible.

The talk is free for AGA Members and $15 for the general public. Space is limited. You can book your ticket or purchase a ticket in person at the gallery, by phone at 705-949-9067 ext. 106 or on the AGA website.

Roberta Bondar, born in Sault Ste. Marie, is globally recognized for her pioneering contributions to space medicine research, fine art photography and environment education. She reveals Earth’s natural world through the creative lenses of medical doctor, scientist, photographer, astronaut, and writer.

The world’s first neurologist in space in 1992, mission STS-42, Space Shuttle Discovery, she is a Companion of the Order of Canada, appointed to the Order of Ontario, inducted into both the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame and the International Women’s Forum’s Hall of Fame, is the recipient of many honorary doctorates from North American universities, is a Specially Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and has her own star on Canada’s Walk of Fame.

For all inquiries, please contact Jasmina Jovanovic, executive director, Art Gallery of Algoma, at [email protected] or at 705-297-3769. 


What's next?

If you would like to apply to become a Verified reader Verified Commenter, please fill out this form.