Hamilton: The benefits of living on the outskirts of cool

Despite its new reputation as a real estate hotbed, Hamilton has yet to be branded as an internationally renowned cultural hub, though... Read More

Lightworks: A Precedent for Preserving Vancouver’s Industrial Heritage?

We’ve all read the stories about Vancouver’s disregard for heritage homes, about the frequent demolition of gorgeous character houses... Read More

Behind the Kensington Market Research Project

Joshua Barker is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto and the director of the University’s Ethnography... Read More

Last chance to see After Utopia: an Exhibition Expressing the Beauty of a Neighbourhood

After Utopia is on at the Urbanspace Gallery at 401 Richmond Street W until Saturday, November 19. The gallery is open from 9:00am... Read More

The story behind the first computer in Canada

In 1949, a team of professors and graduate students at the University of Toronto began building a machine no-one in Canada, and few in... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Public Art Doesn’t Have to be Forever

By: Rebecca Carbin Previous Artful City posts chronicle recent developments and historical perspectives on the public art landscape in... Read More

EVENT – MOV Why I Design – November 4

Why I Design WHEN: Friday, November 4, TIME: 7-11pm WHERE: Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street ADMISSION: Adults: $18.00 in... Read More

EVENT: VHS Eryk Martin Talk at MOV, Oct 27

Eryk Martin – Direct Action: Left Wing Activism in the 1970s and 1980s DATE: October 27th TIME: 7:30pm LOCATION: Museum of... Read More

Industrial Magic

What should we do with urban industrial lands? Many that live within rapidly growing cities may argue that this question is extremely... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: An Interview with Public Art Management

Interview by: Ilana Altman Public Art Management (PAM) is one of Canada’s leading public art consulting firms. They have been... Read More