The Osborne Collection offers a variety of programs and exhibits as well as class visits and tours.


Upcoming Events

Alice Adjacent: Lewis Carroll and his Victorian World

Sat, Dec 08 - Sat, Mar 02

In conjunction with "Alice Opens the Door" on display at the TD Gallery at 789 Yonge S...

A Apple Pie: an Exhibit of Children's Books and Stories about Food

Sat, Mar 09 - Sat, Jun 01

Come explore this appetizing exhibit about children's literary meals. From Little Jack...

16th Albert Lahmer Memorial Lecture: Andrew Larsen presents Me and Mr. Carnegie

Thu, Apr 25 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join Toronto children's writer Andrew Larsen, author of The Man Who Loved Libraries: t...

Class Visits and Tour Groups

Teachers and instructors are welcome to contact the Osborne Collection to arrange group visits, subject to space and scheduling. Classes starting at grade 4+ may enjoy exhibits and talks, while high school, college and university-level students may be given subject presentations on Osborne material.

Virtual Exhibits

Online exhibits highlighting items from the Osborne Collection:

Worlds Away!: Wild Inventions at Osborne

When Cinderella Went to the Ball: Five Hundred Years of Fairy Tales

Picture Perfect! - An Exhibit of Canadian Picture Book Art

This Magical Book: Movable Books for Children, 1771-2001