Detail of applique artwork by Indigenous artistJessie Oonark

Creative Edge: Partnership with the Textile Museum of Canada

Students will begin their day at the Textile Museum of Canada, learning about fabric applique and collage techniques through an exploration of Double Vision. Double Vision is an exhibition of wall hangings, drawings and collages by Inuit women artists in Qamanituaq (Baker Lake), Nunavut.  Students will then head to Harbourfront Centre for lunch and participate in […]

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A group of students gathered outside Old City Hall

Urban Studies: Kensington Market & Chinatown

Encounter a kaleidoscope of culture in two of Toronto’s most exciting and diverse communities! In this workshop, your students will understand changing demographic patterns and uncover the fascinating cultural histories of Kensington Market and Chinatown.   Students will arrive onsite at Harbourfront Centre and participate in a 30-45-minute introductory presentation describing the history of Kensington Market […]

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Urban Studies: Government Studies

In this workshop, students begin their day at City Hall, meet with a judge during recess at Old City Hall and trace the roots of the government system on a fascinating walk-through downtown Toronto.   Students will learn about the levels of government, democratic decision-making, and the responsibilities of informed citizens.  Please note this program runs […]

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