Toronto Houses Toronto Architecture Tours | Culture & Campus Tour 2017

Toronto Architecture Tours | Culture & Campus Tour 2017
Join the Toronto Society of Architects’ guided outdoor walking tours and learn about some of the city’s best contemporary architecture. Our highly trained volunteer guides will take you to iconic buildings designed by world-renowned architects and explain the design context, details, and unusual features that make these buildings notable. Fun and informative, Toronto Architecture Tours provide the stories behind the buildings and demonstrate why architecture is such a powerful communications tool for businesses, organizations, and the city. Toronto’s Culture & Campus Tour View some of the jewels of Toronto's Cultural Renaissance — a program through which several museums and cultural centres were developed or transformed — and a selection of the dramatic new buildings on and around the University of Toronto campus. Featured Bulidings: Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, 2003-06 KPMB (original building 1984 Keith Wagland) Michael Lee-Chin Crystal addition, Royal Ontario Museum 2003-08 Daniel Libeskind with Bregman+Hamann Telus Centre for Performance and Learning, Royal Conservatory of Music, 2005-08 KPMB Bata Shoe Museum, 1995 Moriyama & Teshima Goldring Centre for High Performance Sports, 2011-2015, Patkau Architects & MJM Architects Max Gluskin House, 2008 Hariri Pontarini Architects John P. Robarts Reference Library, 1968-73 Warner Burns Toan & Lunde with Mathers & Haldenby Rotman Expansion, 2010-2012  KPMB St. George Street Revitalization, 1996-97 Brown and Storey Architects in joint venture with van Nostrand DiCastri Architects Willcocks Commons, 2010 Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, 2005 Behnisch, Behnisch & Partner with architectsAlliance Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building, 2002-2006 Foster + Partners with Moffatt Kinoshita Architects DETAILS:    WHEN: Weekly on Sundays from 1:30PM to 3:30PM DURATION: 2 hours DISTANCE: Approx 2 km with some stairs to and from buildings (accessibility can be accommodated) MEETING PLACE: Near  Avenue Road & Bloor St W. (exact location provided with your e-Ticket); Finish: Near Queen's Park subway station ** ONLINE ticket sales close at 9:30AM the day of the tour. CASH TICKETS may be available directly from the guide at the start of each tour if not sold out.** Children age 12 and under are free provided they are accompanied by paying adult(s). TSA Members in good standing may bring one (1) complimentary guest. Use the promo code provided with your membership or email Membership@TorontoSocietyofArchitects.ca to confirm your membership standing and get your promo code to access your special member tickets.   Tickets are non-refundable 24 hours before your registered tour date/time. To cancel/change a ticket, please email walk@torontosocietyofarchitects.ca. Tours are conducted entirely by trained volunteers who are passionate about buildings and people.  If you enjoy your tour, please feel free to tip the guides! Got feedback or comments?  Send us an email at comments@torontoarchitecturetours.com ! The Toronto Architecture Tours are organized and run by the Toronto Society of Architects.  Special thanks to our generous sponsors, supporters and volunteers who make it all possible!           …in-kind support from: Montgomery Sisam Architects For more information, please contact the organizer via email at walk@torontosocietyofarchitects.ca
starting on 2017-07-02 01:30:00

Address:
Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Arts
111 Queen s Park
Toronto
CanadaRon James – Canada Day Laughs!
The Lunenburg Opera House (LOH) is thrilled to welcome comedian Ron James to its stage for a summer residency in celebration of the 150th birthday of Canada. The Nova Scotia native is one of Canada’s most loved and sought-after comedians, selling out theatres for over fifteen years. The LOH is delighted to welcome him to its summer programme. James says, “There’s nothing like performing ‘back home’ in my borning lands of lobster blood. To be playing the stage of such an iconic and beautifully restored venue as the historic Lunenburg Opera House, in the birthplace of the Bluenose, kicks my comedy mojo into a different gear all together!” Canada Day Spectacular! The perfect way to celebrate Canada 150. “…scarcely time to breathe between fits of helpless laughter” – Chronicle Herald“…a non-stop high wire act of hilarity” – Edmonton Journal“…fast, funny and smart” – Montreal Gazette“…cleverly, hysterically funny” – Toronto Star“…a man of a million words and million laughs” – Globe and Mail   FAQs What's the refund policy? All tickets are final sale – No exchanges or refunds. What time do doors open? Doors open at 6:30PM.
starting on 2017-07-01 19:30:00

Address:
Lunenburg Opera House
290 Lincoln Street
Lunenburg
Canada

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