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August 15, 2000
Toronto's Own: Celebrating People in Art and Artifacts
City of Toronto exhibition explores the fascinating stories of the people of

Culture Division --- Members of the public are invited to find out the many
faces of Torontonians in Toronto's Own, an exhibit of more than 100 remarkable
historical and contemporary works from the City of Toronto's collection of art
and artifacts.

The show, in celebration of the Millennium, offers a chance for visitors to
pause, look back, explore and celebrate the people who have lived and worked
here in Toronto through the years. It is presented by the City of Toronto's
Culture Division, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism Department, in
partnership with the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery at the Columbus Centre.

Visitors can reflect on the image of Toronto in days gone by through Mary
Hastings Meyer's painting View of Toronto, 1855 and delight in the whimsical
work by Allan Moak "I" is for Island Ferry. From the Malvern Brass Band's
uniform to settlers' tools and hardware to historic mayoral chains of office,
visitors will experience and enjoy the diverse nature of these works brought
together from across the City. The exhibit will also feature photographs
illustrating people in Toronto 100 years ago at the turn of the century.


Show Date: October 10 - November 25, 2000

Location: Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery
Columbus Centre
901 Lawrence Avenue West (at Dufferin)
Toronto, Ontario

Gallery Hours:
Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.

Admission: Free




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