TMM Lecture Series and Films
The Lecture Series is your opportunity to hear speakers from a wide range of historical and military related topics. The lectures are held various evenings at The Military Museum from September until May. Unless otherwise stated, the lecture format is as follows:
Lecture Series Information
- Location QEII Atrium at TMM
- Reception 1800 hrs (6:00 pm)
- Lecture begins 1900 hrs (7:00 pm)
- Admission By donation. (Suggested donation, $10)
Making of the Mural of Honour
Note: The Mural of Honour lecture has been postponed. The new date TBA.
Date: Thurs, 22 Feb, 2018
Karen is the Founder and Director of the Mural of Honour at The Military Museums. Karen's lecture will describe the history and making of the Mural of Honour on display in the Museum's atrium.
Each year Karen tours the virtual Mural of Honour through classrooms to teach students about 200 hundred years of Canadian history and the importance of Remembrance.
As well as her work at the Museum, Karen belongs to a group of Canadian and European historians working towards the common goal of commemorating unmarked battlefields in Europe.
Karen is also involved in an ongoing Oral History project, having completed over 300 oral histories of Second World War, Korean War and Afghanistan war veterans that will be donated to the Museum archives for research.
In 2012 Karen was awarded the Veteran's Affairs Commendation Medal for her work in the development of the Mural of Honour and the preservation of Canadian history in Italy. In 2017 Karen was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal.