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November 29, 2006
Media Advisory: Reception for fifth annual Sharing our Traditions event at Spadina Museum
  
An opening reception for the fifth annual Sharing our Traditions: Cultural Holidays in Toronto will take place at Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens on Thursday, November 30. Home to four generations of the Austin family, Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens provides visitors with an opportunity to explore the city’s vibrant cultural heritage. This year Spadina Museum has partnered with the Estonian Central Council in Canada and the Estonian Ethnographic Society in Canada to showcase Estonian Canadian holiday traditions, alongside the Austin family’s Edwardian Christmas traditions of a hundred years ago.

Date: Thursday, November 30
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (opening remarks at 6:15 p.m.)
Location: Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens
285 Spadina Rd. (next to Casa Loma)

Estonia’s Consul General Mr. Laas Leivat and Estonian Charges d’Affaires, Mr. Rasmus Lumi will also be in attendance.

For information about holiday programs, exhibits, events and workshops at Spadina Museum and other City of Toronto Museums, visit http://www.toronto.ca/culture/calendar.htm.

Media contacts:
Nancy Reynolds, Spadina Museum, 416-392-6910
Kristen Juschkewitsch, City of Toronto Culture,
416-338-0495


 

 

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