Tag Archives: Scarborough

Guild Park: Where Art Meets Nature

Sunday, August 12, 1:30PM Discover the legacy of “The Guild of All Arts”, the only artists’ community in Canada during the Great Depression. This walk explores the history of Guild Park, the natural beauty of the Scarborough Bluffs, and the … Continue reading

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Guild Park : Where Art Meets Nature

Sunday, July 8, 1:30PM Discover the legacy of “The Guild of All Arts”, the only artists’ community in Canada during the Great Depression. This walk explores the history of Guild Park, the natural beauty of the Scarborough Bluffs, and the … Continue reading

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Fool’s Paradise: A View From the Scarborough Bluffs

Explore the natural and cultural history of the Scarborough Bluffs, and the development of the cliff-side neighbourhood between Cudia Park and Gates Gully. A highlight of the tour is a visit to Fool’s Paradise, the studio and home of renowned artist Doris McCarthy, … Continue reading

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Guild Park

Join us as we explore Guild Park and the new Monument Walk, created from more than a dozen sculptures and fragments of historic architectural features from Toronto buildings, including the popular Greek Theatre, specially commissioned artworks, and the natural beauty of the Scarborough Bluffs. … Continue reading

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Toronto The Just: Travelling Exhibit

Our “Toronto The Just: Women and the Struggle for Equality” exhibit is travelling around Toronto until April 3! For more information about the exhibit, which is in partnership with Women in Toronto Politics and Myseum of Toronto, and to also … Continue reading

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Toronto’s Living Library

Online Article Author: Beatrice S. Paez Where/When Published: The Origami (online Asian-Canadian magazine), December 2, 2013 Toronto’s Living Library highlights the Agincourt Library in Scarborough, one of Toronto’s most diverse public library branches.  The article discusses the library as a … Continue reading

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Scarborough Historical Society

Established in 1956, the Scarborough Historical Society has fostered the preservation and study of Scarborough’s history for nearly 60 years. Over the past five decades the Society has provided numerous historical displays for the local community, free historical information to … Continue reading

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Guildwood Village

Opened in 1957, Guildwood Village was the dream of Rosa and Spencer Clark, founders of the Guild of All Arts in 1932 and later of the Guild Inn. The Clarks planned the transformation of 500 acres of their rural land … Continue reading

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Scarboro Beach Amusement Park

In 1906 the Toronto Park Company purchased the 42-acre O’Connor farm south of Queen Street between Leuty and MacLean Avenues from the Sisters of St. Joseph. The Scarboro’ Beach Park was formally opened on June 1 1907 by Mayor Emerson … Continue reading

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