Tuesday, 19 November 2013




The panels have been sent to the printers, the postcards given out, the invitations sent, the window clings have been made and the day is almost here. This Wednesday, November 20th, we will be busily installing Mapping Harbord Village: Stories of a Neighbourhood at the JCC. And we could not be more excited for all of you to see it.

Mapping Harbord Village Information Postcard, 
designed by Adrienne Costantino.

Mapping Harbord Village Information Postcard, 
designed by Adrienne Costantino.

Just because the exhibit install is happening this week does not mean that all our hard work is done. There are many events still happing in the coming few weeks. Hopefully you will be able to make it out to at least one of them!

Opening Reception – November 26, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Come out to the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, Jacobs Lounge, 750 Spadina Avenue on Tuesday November 26 for the opening reception to the exhibit. You will be able to hear representatives from the Harbord Village Residents Association (HVRA), our professor, Irina D. Mihalache and some of the student curators talk about the collaboration and the exhibit. In case you needed more incentive, there will be kosher food and wine served (I’m looking at you grad students).

iSchool Information Day – November 23, 11:00am to 12:30pm
The iSchool is hosting one of its many Information Days on November 23rdfor prospective students to learn more about the program. These lucky prospective students and their guests will be able to hear about the experience of working on Mapping Harbord Village from Hilary Walker and myself. This event is full but to sign up for the next Information Day on January 18, 2014, click here.

Mapping Harbord Village at the iSchool – December 3
Wondering how six Masters of Museum Studies students went about creating an exhibit around oral histories that were collected by the HVRA? Are you wondering how the HVRA connected with the Faculty of Information? Come out to this informal talk to hear the answers to these and more questions about the process of creating the Mapping Harbord Village Exhibit. Snacks will also be provided at this event (you are welcome).

Hilary and I are also looking forward to hosting tours from Harbord Collegiate Institute and Lord Lansdowne Public School over the three weeks that the exhibit is open.

Hope to see you at one of the events!

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