If you’ve got a few minutes to spare today, head over to the Calgary Public Library to see one of Canada’s most famous painters.

WordFest is presenting Robert Bateman at the Central Library (616 Macleod Trail SE) beginning today at 7 p.m. in the John Dutton Theatre.

Bateman will be sharing his new book Bateman: New Works, as well as giving insight into is artwork. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door and can be purchased by calling WordFest at 403-237-9068.

WordFest is also presenting author Romeo Dallaire Nov. 8 in the John Dutton Theatre