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Nine Rivers City: Toronto's Extraordinary Waterways

Jun 17, 2013

Media Advisory

 June 17, 2013

   Get ready Toronto for the launch of Nine Rivers City: Toronto’s Extraordinary Waterways, a breathtaking, large-scale, free, outdoor photographic exploration of Toronto’s nine rivers, from June 21, 2013 through June 2014 at Harbourfront Centre’s new Exhibition Common, the largest outdoor photographic exhibition space in Canada.

 The exhibition features 72 large-scale photographic images by six of Canada’s most talented and exciting contemporary visual artists who documented the misunderstood environmental and cultural resource that is Toronto’s river system.

 The exhibit is produced by Harbourfront Centre in partnership with Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) with generous support from Menkes.

 WHAT: Nine Rivers City Media Preview

WHEN: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Exhibition Common

  • South of Queen’s Quay between Simcoe and York Streets
  • Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
  • Free Parking at the Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, east lot

 WHO: William J.S. Boyle, Chief Executive Officer, Harbourfront Centre; Brian Denney, CEO, Toronto and Region Conservation; Patrick Macaulay, Curator, Harbourfront Centre

 There will be a FREE public opening on Friday, June 21st from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. to celebrate the opening of Nine Rivers City and six other exhibitions in visual arts, architecture, photography, and design.

MEDIA REGISTRATION: Rowena Calpito, Toronto and Region Conservation, 416-661-6600 ext. 5632 rcalpito@trca.on.ca; or Mila Volpe, Harbourfront Centre, p. 416-952-0062 mvolpe@harbourfrontcentre.com

For more information, visit http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/visualarts/nineriverscity/

About Harbourfront Centre

Harbourfront Centre is a Canadian charity operating the 10 prime acres of Toronto's central waterfront as a free and open public site. We celebrate the multiplicities of cultures that comprise Canada and enliven the city through the creative imaginations of artists from across the country and around the globe. Harbourfront Centre attracts more than 17 million visits to its site each year to experience 4,000 diverse public events and activities. Harbourfront Centre receives operational support from the Government of Canada and the City of Toronto and program funding from all levels of government, the private sector and individual donors.

For more information about getting here during the Queens Quay Revitalization visit harbourfrontcentre.com/gettinghere 

 About Toronto and Region Conservation

With more than 50 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) helps people understand, enjoy and look after the natural environment. TRCA’s vision is for the Living City – a cleaner, greener and healthier place to live, for you today and for your children tomorrow. For more information, call 416-661-6600 or visit us at www.trca.on.ca

About Menkes

Menkes Developments Ltd. has been creating life storeys since it was founded in 1954, originally as a developer of single-family homes. Over the years, the company expanded significantly and branched out into other areas of real estate, and is now one of the largest private developers of high-rise & low-rise residential, industrial, commercial, and office properties in Canada. As a fully integrated real estate company involved in the development and construction of their properties, Menkes continues to raise the standard for outstanding quality design and superior value. For more information about Menkes, please visit www.menkes.com or call 416.491.2222.

 

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Media contact:

Elizabeth Oakley
Tel: 416-661-6600 ext 5856
media@trca.on.ca

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