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partnerships, and volunteer opportunities.
Image: F. P. Goold Watercooler, ca. 1860, courtesy the Royal Ontario Museum
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Our Winter Newsletter is Out!
In this issue you’ll find a list of Canadian and international exhibitions; a profile on artistic duo Nicholas Crombach and Nurielle Stern; details on upcoming CSDA/CCAD events; our latest book and podcast recos, and so much more!
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Coming soon: Evening lecture with Toronto designer, Kara Verbeek
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Join the Young Professionals and Creatives (YP&C) for an in-person lecture by award-winning designer & architect, Kara Verbeek, in collaboration with the University of Toronto's Master of Museum Studies Student Association.
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