Book Reading "If Tenderness Be Gold" by Eleanor Albanese
History & heritage
Nature & outdoors
Writing & literature
Attend an outdoor book-reading and the launch of the Comfort Project exhibition with award-winning novelist, playwright, and Thunder Bay artist, Eleanor Albanese. Eleanor's novel: If Tenderness Be Gold is told from seven different perspectives, one of them being the character Carmella. Carmella also appears in the Comfort Project (currently exhibited in the community room at the AG) in the audio story "Cradle Moon", giving us an in-depth look at her life during a particularly challenging time. The themes of comfort and the ritual of gathering herbs for tea-making are found in both Cradle Moon and If Tenderness Be Gold. The women bring each other comfort through tea and conversation. They also seek comfort in the natural world, whether it be walking in the forest, practicing folk traditions, moon-gazing, or music and song. Find yourself brought into the journey of recovering what has been lost with Eleanor through the Comfort Project exhibition, and, the novel: If Tenderness Be Gold (available for purchase at the AG).
This event is free.
Thunder Bay Art Gallery
As a non-profit, public art gallery, the Thunder Bay Art Gallery exhibits, collects, and interprets art with a particular focus on the contemporary artwork of Indigenous and Northwestern Ontario artists. The Gallery advances the relationship between artists, their art, and the public, nurturing a life-long appreciation of contemporary visual arts among visitors to Thunder Bay and community members of all ages.
This event is part of a hub:
Visit the Thunder Bay Art Gallery to take part in interactive activities during Culture Days 2021. Between September 24th and October 24th come to the Gallery to participate and create. We welcome everyone who wishes to participate in these...
1080 Keetwatin Street
Thunder Bay, ON
This event is wheelchair accessible.