From the European guilds of the Gothic era to modern day digitally assisted techniques, John-Philippe Smith will discuss the history of stone carving as well as tales from his journey working as a sculptor in Canada and in France.
John-Philippe Smith is an architectural stone carver and co-founder of Smith & Barber - Sculpture Atelier Inc. who has worked on the Parliament buildings since 2001.
This presentation is free, but is offered to Heritage Ottawa members only. Memberships will be available at the door or can be purchased in advance here on our website.
There is no need to pre-register.
We invite you to join us for refreshments after the lecture.