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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 NextGen Canadian Coalition for Cultural Heritage in Ukraine Open Art Histories TOBuilt Click on the links above for details on each of these opportunities or download the full application package below.Continue reading “Extended call for fall internships”

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 (FAHContinue reading “Fall 2022 Internships”

Event announcement! Graduate Programs in Architectural History and Heritage

Join us on Thursday, March 31 at 4:00pm (EDT) for the online event “Graduate Programs in Architectural History and Heritage,” as part of our Canada Constructed Conversations series. Are you curious about further education in architectural history or heritage? Where can you begin your search? Join a discussion with four representatives from diploma, MA, and PhD programs in architecturalContinue reading “Event announcement! Graduate Programs in Architectural History and Heritage”

Spring-Summer 2022 Internships

We are pleased to offer a number of internship placements for the Summer 2022 term for students interested in architecture, architectural history, heritage, and more. Check out the opportunities below with: 401 Richmond (Urbanspace) ACO NextGen Canadian Architect Magazine Open Art Histories The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada TO Built Toronto Society ofContinue reading “Spring-Summer 2022 Internships”

My internship with…. the Toronto Society of Architects by Pardis Safdari

In the fall of 2021, a number of students took part in the Canada Constructed internship opportunities, under the course code FAH481H1 in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto. Here, fourth-year student Pardis Safdari reflects on her internship experience with the Toronto Society of Architects… Tell us a bit about yourself and your internshipContinue reading “My internship with…. the Toronto Society of Architects by Pardis Safdari”

My internship with… the ACO NextGen by Eny Ross

In the fall of 2021, a number of students took part in the Canada Constructed internship opportunities, under the course code FAH481H1 in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto. Here, third-year student Eny Ross reflects on her internship experience with the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario NextGen program… Tell us about yourself! Hello! I’m EnyContinue reading “My internship with… the ACO NextGen by Eny Ross”

Architectural History: Careers & Opportunities

Did you miss the event “Architectural History: Careers & Opportunities” on February 10? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! The full recording is available below or on our YouTube page. Part of the Canada Constructed Conversations Series, this panel focused on opportunities and careers in architectural history with discussants Alexis Cohen (ERA Architects), Joël LéonContinue reading “Architectural History: Careers & Opportunities”

Event Announcement! Architectural History: Careers & Opportunities

Join us on Thursday, February 10 at 4:00pm (EST) for the online event “Architectural History: Opportunities and Careers,” as part of our Canada Constructed Conversations series. What can you do with your studies in architectural history? Where can you begin your career search? Join a discussion with four early career specialists working in architecture and history: Alexis Cohen (ERAContinue reading “Event Announcement! Architectural History: Careers & Opportunities”

Interview: In conversation with Mark Cheetham

Have an interest in visual culture and art theory but not quite sure what it entails? Find out in this interview! Here, we chat with Dr. Mark Cheetham, Professor of Art History at U of T, about his research around eco art, art making, and curation. He discusses a variety of projects in which he has been involved and his hopes for the future of the study of space in Canada…

Fall interview series

After a busy start to the academic year, we are back and ready to share exciting work with you once again! This fall, we will be posting a series of interviews with scholars and practitioners whose work intersects with Canadian architecture, landscapes, and history in various (and often unexpected) ways. Our interviewees include professors fromContinue reading “Fall interview series”

My internship with… ACO NextGen

In the spring of 2021, a number of students took part in the Canada Constructed internship opportunities, under the course code FAH481H1 in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto. Here, fourth-year student Patrick Handrigan reflects on his internship experience with the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario NextGen program… Tell us about yourself and placement! Hello!Continue reading “My internship with… ACO NextGen”

My internship with… 401 Richmond by Angel Yang

In the spring of 2021, a number of students took part in the Canada Constructed internship opportunities, under the course code FAH481H1 in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto. Here, fourth-year student Angel Yang reflects on her internship experience with 401 Richmond… Tell us about yourself and your placement! Hi there!Continue reading “My internship with… 401 Richmond by Angel Yang”

My internship with… The SSAC

In the spring of 2021, a number of students took part in the Canada Constructed internship opportunities, under the course code FAH481H1 in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto. Here, fourth-year student Olwen Alaminos reflects on her internship experience with The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada… Tell usContinue reading “My internship with… The SSAC”

My internship with… 401 Richmond

In the spring of 2021, a number of students took part in the Canada Constructed internship opportunities, under the course code FAH481H1 in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto. Here, fourth-year student Shahza Saeed reflects on her internship experience with 401 Richmond… (lead photo: 401 Richmond Street West via 401richmond.com/about/) TellContinue reading “My internship with… 401 Richmond”

Canada Constructed-Related Courses: 2021-2022 Academic Year

Interested in courses on the architecture, history, and space of Canada but not sure where to look? Check out our “Courses” section to find some courses suited to your interests from different departments across the University of Toronto!

The Shaping & Structuring of Space: Victorial Memorial Museum

The Victoria Memorial Museum now houses the Canadian Museum of Nature, yet its architectural and political history are not well known. Read on to learn more about this designated national historic site of Canada, its architecture, and its recent renovations.

The Shaping & Structuring of Space: Africville

Africville was founded by Black settlers in the 1830s/1840s and became a segregated settlement on the outskirts of Halifax. It held a thriving community and culture, yet never received adequate funding nor services from the City of Halifax. In the 1860s, the City of Halifax bulldozed Africville and forced residents to relocate. Read on to learn more about the history and legacy of the African Canadian village of Africville.

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