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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…

Extended call for spring-summer internships

We still have a few arts-based internship spots available for spring-summer 2022! Apply by April 25, 2022 to earn course credit this summer working with: 401 Richmond (Urbanspace)National Trust for CanadaOpen Art Histories Click on the links above for details on each of these opportunities or download the full application package below. (Graduate students: Please…

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 architectural…

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 NextGenCanadian Architect MagazineOpen Art HistoriesThe Society for the Study of Architecture in CanadaTO BuiltToronto Society of Architects (Database Researcher and Tours Researcher)……

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 internship…

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 Eny…

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 Léon…

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 (ERA…

Interview: In conversation with Kate Bauer

How do you research and write the history of Canadian coastlines? Find out in this interview! Here, we speak with Kate Bauer, a current U of T PhD candidate in the Department of History, about her research on lighthouses in Eastern Canada, how she engages with coastal spaces, and some of her favourite lighthouses in…

In conversation with Prof. Katy Chey

How do architects get into architecture? What do architecture students learn at U of T? Why study local architecture? Find out one architect and educator’s answers to these questions in this interview! Prof. Katy Chey joins us to discuss all of these ideas… and more! Check out the excerpts in the video below, and scroll…

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…

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 from…

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!…

Internships deadline extended to Sept. 3!

Good news for University of Toronto students! The due date for applications for our fall internships in architecture and heritage has been extended to Friday, September 3, 2021. This is a great way to gain some experience and earn a course credit at the same time! Check out our internships page for descriptions of each…

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!…

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 us…

Internship opportunities for Fall 2021

Interested in architecture and heritage? Then take part in one of our internships! These arts-based internships are open to students at the University of Toronto through the Department of Art History. Offered as a course credit (FAH 481 H1/Y1), these internships provide advanced students with the opportunity to work with local organizations for a semester.…

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/) Tell…

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.

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