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Past Exhibitions

Discover the past exhibitions we've hosted by clicking on the images below.

Interpretive Centre
Interpretive Centre
John Sheene's Hotel in 1890s - - later Almont Hotel

Bottled Up

May 2, 2022 - July 28, 2023

The Secrets of Prohibition Era Etobicoke

Passenger Pigeon Specimen

In the Wake of the
Passenger Pigeon

May 11 - September 28, 2019

Revisiting the species and legacy that became a powerful symbol for the Lakeshore Grounds: The Passenger Pigeon.


So This Is Teaching

July 12 - November 3, 2018

The story, as told through a snapshot in time, of the Lakeshore Teachers' College - a foundational pillar of the Interpretive Centre.

Behind The Bricks exhibition

Behind The Bricks

January 26 - May 31, 2017

Recovering the Stories of the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital.

Exhibit 360 photo


February 10 - May 29, 2020

Featuring the artwork of

Niigaanii (Emma Petahtegoose),

M. Hungrywolf (Marissa Groulx), 

& James N. Wilson.

Creation Space

In Your Hands

January 17 - March 30, 2019

An inspiration and creation space to create small arts and crafts projects inspired by images and graphics of the Lakeshore Grounds.

Front foor to Exhibition

Moccasins Re-Vamped

January 31 - June 2, 2018

Guest Curator: Sage Petahtegoose. In partnership with the Aboriginal Resource Centre.

Women's Work Display

Women's Work

October 18 to December 20, 2019

Exploring the South Etobicoke region during World War Two through an imagined break room.


Hawk with Spyro 29 Nov 2018


November 12 - December 15, 2018

An exploration of the historical use and present impact of plastics in our society - highlighting sustainable alternatives and practices.

Birds Eye View 360

Bird's Eye View

July 5 - December 8, 2017

In partnership with FOSS, CCFEW, The Humber Arboretum, and Humber's Office of Sustainability.

Third Floor Gallery
Third Floor Gallery
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Florals, Naturally

May 8 2023 - July 28, 2023

Featuring artist:

Courtney Carstens

Sunrise Titan, Pat Rice

This Old Tree

June 20 - September 17, 2022

Featuring artist:

Pat Rice

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Experiment in Colour

May 11 - August 10, 2019

Featuring artist Sarah LeFresne

SnowyOwl, Irene Cholewka

Life - In Colonel Samuel Smith Park

April 4 - July 7, 2018

A unique compilation of diverse wildlife and beauty in the park, featuring artist Irene Cholewka

Min of Ag & Food - Horse-drawn plow, neg #7A-13 - CAMH Archives, LSPH fonds, Box 2-19 copy

From Land to Table

May 10 - July 29, 2017

Curated by Frances Pereira-Jardine

Soul Existence 2023

Soul Existence

January 23 2023 - April 28, 2023

Featuring artist:

Susannah Smith

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This Is Garbage

November 14 - February 22, 2020

Featuring artists:

Sandra Van Ruymbeke &

Constant Van Ruymbeke

Cottage, Wood Burning by Emma Pagacz 2019

In Your Eyes

January 17 - March 30, 2019

Community Art Exhibit featuring the Lakeshore Grounds

Taku postcard photo, 2017

The First Light

December 6 - March 17, 2018

Capturing the sunrise along the Etobicoke waterfront, featuring

artist Taku Kumabe

November Palette, Nancy Barrett 2017

Through a Lens, Brightly

January 26 - April 29, 2017

A Photography Exhibition featuring artist Nancy Barrett

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Wild About the City

October 11 2022 - January 20, 2023

Featuring artist:

Lisa Compton


The Cottage Years

August 21 - September 28, 2019

A nostalgic photography exhibit with the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association


Good Grief

September 20 - December 15, 2018

Featuring artist Susan Schellenberg

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Route 501: A Nostalgic View

August 30 - November 4, 2017

Ink and wash paintings featuring artist Sheila D'Atri-Karpis

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