Lots happening at the Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre: Here’s a link to Feb. 11, 2017 message from the Centre

Click here to access Feb. 11, 2017 Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre message >

The text of the message reads as follows (I have omitted the graphics, which you can find at the link at the top of this page):

Find us at 2 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive (WEL-104)

It’s Official!

On January 26, 2017 the Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre officially opened! Thank you to everyone who was in attendance and to everyone who made this launch possible. We are honoured and enthused at the interest and support you have all shown in the development of the Lakeshore Grounds Interpetive Centre and in the preservation of the history of the grounds.

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the launch of the Student Welcome and Resource Centre, Fitness Centre, and Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre.


BEHIND THE BRICKS: Recovering the Stories of the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital explores the loss of the records of the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital following the closure of the institution in 1979 and how, together, we can recover the missing history. It also serves as an invitation to contribute your own memories of the grounds by either sharing a short thought on the wall of our exhibit space or booking a time to participate in an oral history interview.

On display until May 31, 2017.

Pull out a brick to read the story of a former patient or staff member of the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital in the BEHIND THE BRICKS exhibit on now in WEL-104


Visit the 3rd floor of the Student Welcome and Resource Centre to view an exhibit of nature photographs by Nancy Barrett.

Through A Lens, Brightly showcases the diversity of wildlife that can be found at our very own Colonel Samuel Smith Park. Snowy and horned owls, hawks, raccoons, and minks, are just some of the creatures you can see in the exhibit; all accompanied with descriptive insights written by the artist.

On display until April 29, 2017.


secrets of an ever changing landscape, the tunnel exhibition is a one day pop-up art show that will be held in the tunnels underneath Humber College’s Lakeshore campus on Saturday, February 25th from 11am to 5pm.

Artists Gary Blundell and Victoria Ward from Hotspur studio are bringing the collection they created for our fall Instagram Takeover. Inspired and informed particularly by the history of the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital, secrets of an ever changing landscape is a mixed media visual arts show that brings to life the transformations that have taken place on the Lakeshore grounds throughout its history.

Access the exhibit via G Building (17 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive)

The Pigeon’s Passage is Taking Flight!

There are so many things going on at the Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre and we want to give you behind-the-scenes access to it all. Check out The Pigeon’s Passage regularly for articles, images, and vlogcasts from our staff and volunteers as we explore the histories of education, ecology, indigenous issues, and mental health connected to the Lakeshore Grounds.

Available today: Welcome to the Pigeon’s Passage!

Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre Hours


MON 10:00-16:30
TUES 10:00-16:30
WED 10:00-18:30
THURS 10:00-16:30
FRI 10:00-16:30
SAT 09:00-14:00



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