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Ryerson Student Centre, Toronto, Canada, currently under construction. Design by Snøhetta (2010), project architect Zeidler Partnership Architects.
Esther E. Shipman | January 17, 2014
Ryerson University has chosen to make a bold architectural statement with its new Student Learning Centre.  The building designed by international... Read More»
 Ai Weiwei headshot. Photo: Jonathan Browning / Rex Features.
Leah M. | January 15, 2014
It seems like Ai Weiwei was born to be a political activist and an artist. Why? Did he always have that feeling inside him, that burning passion, or... Read More»
Cover of book entitled: Provenance: how a con man and a forger rewrote the history of modern art
Zlata H. | January 13, 2014
Investigative journalists Laney Salisbury and Aly Sujo expertly and engagingly open the door to the sinister side of the art world.   The main... Read More»
Man snowboarding
Phil, Queen's Square | January 11, 2014
Winter can be a difficult for many. Its cold, it gets dark early and sometimes it’s slippy out too. But once spring rolls around and I step on the... Read More»
George Orwell's 1984 BookBench
Meredith C. | January 10, 2014
Have a seat on a good book! This summer, the city of London, England is undergoing a public art project that celebrates literature through art. Books... Read More»
Olga and Mary Visiting, 1964–65. Museum London, Art Fund purchase, 1965. Jack Chambers Estate
Betty W. | January 7, 2014
The Art Canada Institute is a nonprofit research organization based at Massey College, University of Toronto. Founded in 2012, the ACI is the only... Read More»
Christmas decorations around a tablet
Meredith, Queen's Square | December 2, 2013
Feeling techie this holiday season? Hoping your stocking will be filled with the latest gadgets and gizmos? Idea Exchange can help! Thinking of... Read More»
Come in. Check us out. And UNWRAP the possibilities.
Idea Exchange | November 15, 2013
You don’t have to sneak around to get a peek into all the great things we’ve got just for you. Culture, education and fun – all ready and waiting.... Read More»
Boy holding paper reading ADHD
Angela, Hespeler | October 28, 2013
When I was first told my son, Chris, had met the criteria for ADHD, I felt relief because this diagnosis meant I wasn’t such a bad mother after all... Read More»
Idea No. 3668. Come in. Check us out. And UN|COVER the unlimited potential.
Idea Exchange | October 25, 2013
Take a closer look: things aren’t always as they appear. Cambridge Libraries and Galleries IDEA | EXCHANGE is the physical and virtual place where... Read More»