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Bottled Up Exhibition on Now + Scene & Unseen at the Third Floor Gallery

Tags: June 2022, Vol. 2, Issue 4

Explore the history of Prohibition in Ontario, and the communities it most affected at The Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre’s new exhibition: Bottled Up - The Secrets of Prohibition Era Etobicoke.

Humber Lakeshore’s Fashion Institute has a deeper story hidden beneath its floorboards. Discover some of New Toronto’s worst-kept secrets - including bar fights, legal issues, “blind pigs,” and an obscure connection to an underground alcohol smuggling ring! The exhibition is on display now at the Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre in the Student Welcome and Resource Centre, WEL104. The exhibition is open to all visitors free of charge, hours and location can be found at LakeshoreGrounds.ca.

While you’re visiting, meet the Scene & Unseen cards in person at the Third Floor Gallery. Displayed to the public for the first time, these artifacts capture masked memories of well-known locations in South Etobicoke. What other stories do these historic artifacts reveal, and what do they conceal - discover for yourself now!

 

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