Retirees' Association

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Lunchtime Guest Series – Tricia Baldwin,  Director of the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

When:                  Thursday, October 11, 2018

Time and place:   12:00 pm in the Urquhart Lounge, University Club

Topic:                  The Isabel: The Nexus of Culture, Excellence and Community

Who:                    Tricia Baldwin

Tricia Baldwin became the Director of the Isabel in December 2014. She is responsible for its programming featuring top diverse emerging and established artists, education, student and community engagement resulting in significant increase in audience participation, socially engaged art, and facilities management.  She established the Isabel as an arts incubator for new works, the Ka’tarohkwi Festival of Indigenous Arts with curator Dylan Robinson, the Isabel Human Rights Arts Festival, and the Isabel Overton Bader Canadian Violin Competition. Tricia is the co-creator of Queen’s University’s new M.A. in Arts Leadership program with Queen’s Dan School of Drama and Music, and is the course developer and instructor of the program’s Contract Negotiations in the Arts graduate course. A champion of training the next generation of arts leaders, Tricia has been a mentor with the Canadian Heritage Talent to Lead Program and the Cultural Career Council of Ontario Mentor Program. Tricia has been the recipient of many scholarships and awards, among them the Canada Council for the Arts’ John Hobday Award in Arts Management, a scholarship to attend Harvard University’s Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management program, and the Queen’s Human Rights Initiative Award.


Join us for a sandwich lunch and lively discussion. $15 per guest.

Reservations are required as space is limited. Please contact Valerie at The University Club: 613-533-2846 or If you reserve but can’t make it please contact Valerie to cancel your reservation.