Two polaroid photos - one showing watercolour paints and the other showing people walking down a spiral staircase - and several cards with text quotes sit on top of a green background with pink ribbon. Type reads: May 10th, 1771: I am so happy my dearest, so fully absorbed in the feeling of this calm presence, that my art is suffering. I couldn't draw now, not one stroke, and yet I have never been a greater painter than in these moments. The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Two polaroid photos - one showing watercolour paints and the other showing people walking down a spiral staircase - and several cards with text quotes sit on top of a green background with pink ribbon. Type reads: May 10th, 1771: I am so happy my dearest, so fully absorbed in the feeling of this calm presence, that my art is suffering. I couldn't draw now, not one stroke, and yet I have never been a greater painter than in these moments. The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

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Unveiling Toronto’s Architectural Tapestry: A Fundraising Gala

One night only – Thu, Mar. 7, 2024: Join the Town of York Historical Society & Toronto’s First Post Office at St. Lawrence Hall for Unveiling Toronto’s Architectural Tapestry, a fundraising gala supporting Toronto’s history & architecture in celebration of the city’s 190th birthday. The event features guest speakers Summer Leigh, Adam Bunch & Alessandro Tersigni, as well as stationery vendors & a silent auction.

Brutalist Toronto: The Walking Tour

PAST EVENT. One day only - Wed, Aug. 30, 2022, 6-7 PM: Join this free walking tour led by architect Alex Josephson from The Power Plant to St. Andrew Station and learn about connections between the brutalist architecture of Toronto's landscape and the geometric forms of Jen Aitken's concrete statues (currently shown as part of The Power Plant's exhibition 'The Same Thing Looks Different'.)

A Supernatural History of Toronto

PAST EVENT: Starting Thu, Oct. 13, 2022: Just in time for the spooky season of the year! Explore Toronto's past through tales of phantoms, monsters and mythical beasts in this 4 week course from storyteller Adam Bunch.

A Boozy History of Toronto

A new course starting July 14 by storyteller Adam Bunch! Toronto's history with booze from drunken rebels to notorious bootleggers - because to truly understand Toronto, it helps to know how this city has been shaped by centuries of people getting drunk.