Connecting history to the present and art with everyday life, we bring culture to a wide audience through live presentations and online media.
Meet the Team
Alice McMurtry is passionate about history and the arts. She has worked in the cultural heritage field for nine years with the Royal Ontario Museum, the Toronto History Museums, Open Studio, Black Creek Pioneer Village, and Lang Pioneer Village. With interests in book history and women's history, Alice believes in the power of experiential learning to bring the past to life. A former Printing Fellow at Massey College (University of Toronto), Alice holds a BA in History and English Literature and a Masters in Museum Studies (University of Toronto).
Evan McMurtry is passionate about the power of art to share common experiences, from the everyday to the extraordinary. His interests include Canadian art history, architectural studies, and photography. Evan has worked with the Toronto History Museums for 14 years creating innovative public programming, including a Canada 150 celebration. He graduated from Queen's University with an Honours BA in Art History and holds a Masters of Education (University of Toronto). He is currently completing his MA in Art History at York University with funding from SSHRC. His forthcoming article in the Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada (JSSAC) will explore 19th century Toronto architecture from a religious and transatlantic perspective.