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Presentation explores history of Inner Harbour
June 14, 2018 -
The Heritage Resource Centre will host a talk by Chris Miner and Laura Murray entitled "Building a Community History Exhibit in the Swamp Ward" on Tuesday, June 26 at 3 p.m. in Memorial Hall, City Hall, 216 Ontario St.
In this talk, Chris Miner and Laura Murray, curators of the "Facing the Street" exhibit, will talk about how they put the exhibit together and what they are learning from it. The exhibit is a collection of family photographs shared by those who have contributed to an oral history of the Swamp Ward and Inner Harbour. It runs June 5 to 30 on the streets of the Swamp Ward and at the Elm Café, 303 Montreal St.
Chris Miner is a photographer and artist. He was the 2017 artist-in-residence at Providence Care Hospital and the 2015 artist-in-residence at Royal Military College. Laura Murray is professor of English and Cultural Studies at Queen's University. She is a musician and community activist, and started the Swamp Ward and Inner Harbour History Project in 2015 (see www.SwampWardHistory.com ).
This is the ninth presentation in the City's Heritage Resource Centre's speaker series.
Registration is free and open to the public. Reserve your spot now at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/facing-the-street-building-a-community-history-exhibit-in-the-swamp-ward-tickets-46975344520
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