Mural Routes is offering a special, one-time bus tour as part of Myseum Intersections, an annual festival of exhibits and events showcasing different perspectives of the city’s natural, cultural, and historical diversity.
Join Mural Routes and local experts for a tour of the historical roots of Scarborough and its lakefront, as seen through murals. Explore public art where you may not expect it, discover the historical and artistic stories behind each mural, and look towards Toronto’s future- all on this whirlwind tour.
What: A bus tour exploring the history of Scarborough through murals
When: Saturday, March 11, 1-4pm
Where: Meet at/return to Scarborough Arts, 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough
Registration: Participation is free but spaces are limited! Sign up now!
The tour will be led by Mural Routes Executive and Artistic Director, Karin Eaton and Jane Fairburn, author of Along the Shore: Rediscovering Toronto’s Waterfront Heritage.
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 416 698 7995
Please note: Unfortunately the bus for this tour is not wheelchair accessible.
About Our Partners:
Jane Fairburn is the author of Along the Shore: Rediscovering Toronto’s Waterfront Heritage. The book examines the history, landscape and people of the Toronto waterfront, from the Rouge River to Etobicoke Creek. Jane holds a B.A. in Political Science and was called to the Bar in 1990. She is currently working on her next book, Kanata: Stories of Integration and Collaboration in an Aboriginal World, which explores early relationships between aboriginal people and European settlers across Canada. http://janefairburn.com/
Myseum Intersections is an annual festival of exhibits and events showcasing different perspectives of the city’s natural, cultural, and historic diversity. We invite you to come and experience how Toronto’s cultures intersect and converge to create a new understanding of the city’s multiple dimensions, illuminating its past, present, and future. Myseum Intersections will take place throughout many areas of Toronto and will range from historic to contemporary issues presented via exhibits, events, and interactive community experiences. The festival presents a wide array of programming that we hope will inspire a deeper appreciation of the richness of your city. www.myseumoftoronto.com/intersections / #MyseumX