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. She is currently the Assistant Curator at Hutchison House Museum in Peterborough. 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 worked at Toronto History Museums for fourteen years creating innovative public programming, and now works at Clarington Museums and Archives.
Evan began his academic career at Queen's University graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Art History, and later graduated from Fleming College's program in Museum Management and Curatorship. Evan holds a Master of Education degree (OISE/University of Toronto) and recently completed a Master of Arts degree in Art History, with a Curatorial Practice Diploma (York University). His studies at York University included a placement as a Research Assistant with ERA Architects and in 2021 he was a Teaching Assistant for ARTH1900 'Art in the City'. His article was published in the Journal for the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada (JSSAC).