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From Land to Table


Historic Photograph Exhibition

Curated by:

Frances Pereira-Jardine

May 10 - July 29, 2017

From Land to Table - Front Postcard

About the Exhibit

From Land to Table was a photographic exhibit based on archival photos and heritage recipes that trace the agricultural history of the Lakeshore Grounds. Pereira-Jardine followed the agricultural shifts in South Etobicoke from traditional Indigneous practices of harvesting manoomin (wild rice), to the farm history of the Goldthrope and MacNeil families and heritage recipes on how to properly cook a Passenger Pigeon, to the farmlands maintained by the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital, and to the apple trees that to this day produce fruit each year on the Lakeshore Grounds.

Interpretive Centre team:

Jennifer Bazar, Curator
Ben Mitchell, Curatorial Assistant
Kara Seguin, Programming Assistant

About the Exhibit Curator

Frances Pereira-Jardine, 2017

Frances Pereira-Jardine is an emerging Curator in Museum Studies and Arts Education. She has a B.A in Near Eastern and Classical Archaeology and an M.A. in Classical History with experience in archaeological excavation. Ms. Pereira-Jardine has recently completed the Arts Administration & Cultural Management program at Humber College. She worked with the Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre as a Curatorial Intern in Winter 2017.


Her first curated exhibit, From Land to Table, is based on the agricultural changes that have occurred over time on the Lakeshore Grounds.

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