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24 Feb 2016

Myseum of Toronto launches new cultural and historical festival on Toronto’s birthday – March 6, 2016

Intersections_WebpageIn celebration of Toronto’s 182nd birthday, Myseum of Toronto will be launching its inaugural festival of free exhibits exploring the city’s natural, cultural and historical diversity on March 6, 2016. To celebrate the opening, Myseum of Toronto is hosting a launch event at the QRC West Building (362 Richmond Street West) from 3 PM to 6 PM. The event is open to the public and interested guests can RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/myseum-intersections-festival-launch-tickets-21114745773.

 

In venues across the city, Myseum Intersections will tell Toronto’s stories through art, architecture, performances, and exhibits, while highlighting the history of social change alongside current trends. Partners will include Heritage Toronto, major cultural institutions such as the Art Gallery of Ontario, The Power Plant, and the Gardiner Museum, alongside community venues such as Enoch Turner Schoolhouse and Daniels Spectrum. Programming ranges from historic to contemporary issues presented via exhibits, events and interactive community experiences.

 

“We’re really excited to see so many cultural organizations and institutions coming together to focus on sharing different perspectives in Toronto. We look forward to seeing Torontonians experience programming throughout all areas of the city,” says Karen Carter, Executive Director, Myseum of Toronto. “These intersections present new ways of illuminating Toronto’s past, understanding its present, and imagining its future.

 

Myseum Intersections launches on March 6, 2016 – Toronto’s birthday – and runs through March 31, 2016.

 

About Myseum of Toronto

 

Myseum of Toronto is a non-profit organization led by a group of private citizens committed to telling the story of Toronto’s natural spaces, cultures, history, archaeology and architecture. Through collaborative programming experiences, Myseum’s objective is to foster a greater appreciation of our city. Using Toronto as the exhibit, Myseum is not one place, it’s every place. Myseum programs are co-created by present and former Torontonians across the GTA and around the world.

 

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Available for interviews:
Karen Carter, Executive Director
Britt Welter-Nolan, Director of Public Programs

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