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Unofficial pop-up auto museum on Thirtieth St. between Horner Ave. and Lake Shore Blvd. West

I have a keen interest in local history and in recent years, I’ve had the opportunity to explore it at some length, through uploading posts to my website, making presentations, and organizing Jane’s Walks. Local history is a recent interest for me; it’s an interest that I just happened to fall into. The topic of […]


The Family Camera exhibit at Royal Ontario Museum explores what’s fundamental about family

The following overview is from the May 2017 newsletter of The Photographic Historical Society of Canada; I have also learned about this exhibit listening to CBC Metro Morning; the Photographic Historical Society of Canada message reads: What do all families have in common? How do families nurture relationships, cultivate individual identities and maintain ties, even […]


Artifacts and Alliances (2015) concerns museums and storytelling

A previous post is entitled: Storytelling: Getting attention; playing the role; collaboration. As noted at the post, a Dec. 1, 2016 Canadian Museum of History article is entitled: “Canadian History Hall Storytelling: The Human Experience.” The opening paragraph reads: As the Canadian History Hall team began its task of creating an exhibition spanning 15,000 years, […]


Opening of new Toronto District School Board museum and archives; Talk by Duke Redbird Tuesday (March 15) at 6 pm and Thursday (March 17) at noon

A full description of the event can be accessed at this Myseum of Toronto link: DEBWEWIN (Truth) A Visual Representation of Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Cultures – March 15 – March 17 The link reads: EBWEWIN (Truth) A Visual Representation of Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Cultures March 15 – March 17 Eastern […]


City of Mississauga Heritage & Museums Strategic Plan meeting – Dec. 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm Mississauga Central Library

City of Mississauga Heritage & Museums Strategic Plan HAVE YOUR SAY TCI Consultants will be presenting their draft recommendations for the Museums and Heritage Strategic Plan. Come and let your voice be heard. Date: Dec 14. Where: Central Library, Noel Ryan Auditorium Time: 6:00 pm Click here for details here >  


After 40 percent loss in operating budget, Glenbow became most financially self-sufficient of 10 largest museums in Canada

The study in question is Museums and the Paradox of Change, Third Edition (2013, 1997, 1995). A blurb for the book (see link above) begins with the following opening paragraph: “Museums throughout the world are under increasing pressure in the wake of the 2008/2009 economic recession and the many pressing social and environmental issues that […]