TORONTO – The curatorial team at Humber College’s Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre (LGIC) has returned to hosting in-person exhibits at the campus’ Welcome Centre after two years. Since February 2020, the LGIC had shifted their exhibits to a virtual format due to the pandemic.
They have returned with an exhibit named Bottled Up: The Secrets of Prohibition Era Etobicoke, exploring the history of the school’s very own Fashion Institute building. The exhibit looks at the former hotel’s relevance to the prohibition era and Temperance Movement in the 1800s.
Skedline reporter Veronica David spoke to Geneva Gillis, the assistant curator of the LGIC, to talk about the curatorial team’s creative process and what remembering community history means to her.
The exhibit will run from April to October of this year, and is currently limited to Humber College students, faculty and staff. The exhibit will be open to the public on May 2, 2022. For more information on the exhibit, please visit https://www.lakeshoregrounds.ca/bottled-up.