Venue:  Around Town
Time:  Ongoing
Category:  Streetscape + Installations
City of Origin:  St. Catharies ON
Price:  FREE
Websitehttp://www.stcatharines.ca/en/St-Catharines-Museum.asp | https://stcatharinesmuseumblog.com/history-insite/

Snapshot:

A down town, site-specific photo retrospective using historic images juxtaposed against their corresponding modern landscapes to highlight the dramatic physical and cultural shift in our urban environments.

About:

Inspired by the Detriot Institute of Art’s ‘Inside/Out’ iniative, History In Site will challenge pre-conceived notions of museums and local history by bringing the Museum’s rich collection to the streets in a moving and relevant way. The St. Catharines Museum is a leader in innovative museum and community programming. Located at Lock 3 on the Welland Canal, the Museum’s mission is to share the vibrant local stories of our community through research, interpretation, exhibition, acquisition and preservation.

Artists:

Adrian Petry, Public Programmer
Meredith Leonard, Visitor Services Coordinator
Brent Smith, Exhibit Programmer
Kathleen Powell, Curator/Supervisor of Historical Services

Praise:

The Museum’s innovative pop-up museum program aMUSE was awarded the 2013 Ontario Museum Association Award of Excellence for Community Engagement.

More Links:

http://www.stcatharines.ca/en/experiencein/aMuse.asp?_mid_=28888