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Interested in bird photography?

Starting April 28, 2022 this group will meet via ZOOM from 2:00 – 3:00 pm on the 4th Thursday of each month. Get together with others to…

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In Case You Missed It… Winter Forum #3 – The Gender Lady: The Fabulous Dr. May Cohen

The Gender Lady, a film biography of Dr. May Cohen, is a truly inspiring tribute to a pioneer of women’s health. When Dr. Cohen entered medical school at the University of Toronto in the 1950s, the concept of women’s health did not exist. Indeed, the presence of female students, who comprised only ten percent of…

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In Case You Missed It… Winter Forum #1 – The Golden Age of Celtic Fiddle With Alana Cline and her father, Leigh Cline

Alana Cline is a Toronto-based Celtic fiddler who combines Irish, Cape Breton and Scottish styles to create her own sounds. Her father, Leigh Cline, also based in Toronto, is a guitarist, producer and sound engineer. Alana had her heart set on being a fiddle player! Alana studied under the well-respected Cape Breton fiddler, Sandy MacIntyre,…

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Welcome to the Winter 2021 Academy Quarterly Review!

Click here to read the newest issue of the Academy Quarterly Review (AQR). Thanks to editor Linda Tu, the Communications Committee and AQR contributors for a wonderful issue.

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Update On Our Book Club

Love to read but yearning to discuss what you’ve read with others? Join this book club to discuss interesting works of fiction and non-fiction. Starting in Winter 2022 we will meet monthly on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 4:30 – 5:30 pm via Zoom. Start date and further details will be confirmed via…

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Welcome to the Fall 2021 Academy Quarterly Review!

We are pleased to announce that the Fall 2021 issue of AQR is now available. Enjoy!

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Academy Walks

Unable to join our Academy Walks? Click here to read about our adventures and see some photos of our outings.

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Welcome to the Summer 2021 Academy Quarterly Review!

We are pleased to announce that the Summer 2021 issue of AQR is now available. Enjoy!

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Academy Spring Talk – Uninvited: Canadian Women Artists in the Modern Moment

  In the sixth and final spring talk, Sarah Milroy, chief curator of the McMichael Collection, offered a tantalizing glimpse of the gallery’s upcoming blockbuster show featuring Canadian female artists in the interwar period. What a treat! Who were these uninvited? They were dozens of inspired creators – some familiar, some obscure, some anonymous –…

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Academy Spring Talk – Music and Propaganda during WWII

Our Spring Talk on May 12 featured Dr. Robin Elliott, University of Toronto, Faculty of Music, presenting “Music and Propaganda during World War II.” Classical music was popular in Europe while pop music was more dominant in North America. Both played a part in the propaganda of WW II. Hitler greatly admired Austrian -born composer,…

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