Look Both Ways: Life at Queen & University – March 1-31

Look Both Ways: Life at Queen and University, How will you begin to notice? Exhibition runs March 1-31

Photo copyright: Sam Javanrouh

Photograph by Sam Javanrouh

Co-curated by Emily Berg, India Burchell, and Jane Campbell

What do you see at the iconic intersection of Queen & University? This exhibit uncovers a vibrant past, and also brings a contemporary perspective through Sam Javanrouh’s new photographs and the curators’ consideration of public space theory and urban aesthetics. An interactive window station will encourage mindfulness and curiosity.

EXHIBITION:
March 1 – March 31, 2017
Tuesday – Friday 9:30AM – 4:30PM
Saturday 12PM – 4:30PM

OPENING RECEPTION:
Saturday, March 11, 2017
1PM – 4PM

Curators Emily, India, and Jane are Master of Museum Studies students at the University of Toronto — Faculty of Information. Look Both Ways is their final year exhibition project.

This exhibition is part of the Myseum of Torontos Intersections Festival which runs from March 6-31.  Myseum Intersections is an annual festival of exhibits and events showcasing different perspectives of the city’s natural, cultural, and historic diversity. #MyseumX

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The Ward: Representations and Realities, 1890-1950

The Ward: Representations and Realities, 1890-1950, March 16-April 23, curated by Paul Bishop, Daniel Panneton, and Marisa Strom

Come see our new exhibition The Ward: Representations and Realities, 1890-1950, part of the Myseum of Toronto’s Intersections Festival. This exhibition features photographs and artefacts from Toronto’s St. John’s Ward neighbourhood and explores the story of Toronto’s largest immigrant slum, and how its representations often differed with realities in the neighborhood.

This exhibition has been made possible by the Myseum of Toronto and the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto.

The exhibition runs from March 16-April 23. Entry to view the exhibition is free.