Toronto Reference Library Exhibits
Dreaming Big: Toronto’s Waterfront – 1852 to Tomorrow
August 9 - October 11, 2014
TD Gallery, Main Level, Toronto Reference Library
Dreaming Big tells the story of Toronto’s waterfront through art, architecture, design and media. It examines the history of passionate discussions and debates and provides and an inspiring glimpse into the future of our love affair with the water’s edge. The show features both original items from the Waterfront Toronto collection and historical material from the the library’s Special Collections.
Join the exhibit’s curators for a guided tour of the show:
- Wednesday, August 13, 2 pm
- Monday, August 25, 5 pm
- Wednesday, September 17, 2 pm
- Wednesday, October 8, 2 pm
Six Visionary Ideas for the Future of the Gardiner Expressway
Waterfront Toronto held an international competition that produced six breathtaking designs for the future of the Gardiner. Christopher Glaisek, Waterfront Toronto’s Vice President of Planning & Design (and well known for his role in the rebuilding of lower Manhattan after 9/11), will host a panel of urban design experts to discuss how international design competitions fuel our imaginations and inspire us to build better, more beautiful cities.
Tuesday, September 16, 7 pm
Toronto Reference Library - Atrium
Presented in partnership with Waterfront Toronto.