CANADA CONSTRUCTED: architecture, landscape, history

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Event announcement! “Many mansions: The architectural and historical contexts of the Mohawk Chapel”

You’re invited! Join us on Friday, November 18 at 4:00pm for the public lecture by Professor Peter Coffman (Carleton University) titled “Many mansions: The architectural and historical contexts of the Mohawk Chapel.” This is a free, public lecture celebrating His Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawk (Brantford/Six Nations of the Grand River). Built in 1785, it is…

Extended call for fall internships

We still have a few arts-based internship spots available for fall 2022! Apply by September 5, 2022 to earn course credit this fall working with: ACO NextGenCanadian Coalition for Cultural Heritage in UkraineOpen Art HistoriesTOBuilt Click on the links above for details on each of these opportunities or download the full application package below. Visit the complete…

Fall 2022 Internships

Fall 2022 internship listings are now live! We are pleased to offer a number of internship placements for the Fall 2022 term for students interested in art, architectural history, heritage, and more. Arts-based internships are open to students at the University of Toronto through the Department of Art History. Offered as a course credit (FAH…

The Project

Housed in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto, this new initiative offers undergraduate courses, experiential learning, and internships in the field of the architecture and landscapes of Canada. Beyond formal studies, we aim to spread knowledge and enthusiasm for the built environment in Canada to the wider community through research seminars, conferences, and more. This project is led by Professor Christy Anderson and Professor Joseph L. Clarke, along with Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Jessica Mace.

Why study the built environment of Canada?


Course offerings

With a second-year level course, a fourth-year seminar, and a projected first-year foundations course, there are plenty of opportunities for study in this exciting field.


Are you interested in gaining practical experience in the field of Canadian architecture, design, and landscapes?

Look no further!


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This project is supported by the Learning & Education Advancement Fund at the University of Toronto