city traces 1895
The City Traces 1895 exhibition was on display from 11 October 11 to 9 November 2001 in the Mayor's Foyer at Winnipeg’s City Hall. The exhibit negotiated a dialogue between the many voices comprising the history of Winnipeg and what is distinctive and compelling about the Dalnavert Museum (residence of Sir John Hugh Macdonald, the son of Canada's first prime minister and the premier of Manitoba in 1899). The exhibition features 22 panels, each exploring a different theme. One panel celebrates the restoration of Dalnavert and how that restoration relates to larger urban currents. Another panel, "City Beautiful, The Walkable City" illustrates the social vision underlying the development of Winnipeg — what makes it such a wonderful city in which to stroll. A companion exhibit also took place at the Dalnavert Museum. The exhibition was re-mounted as part of the Doors Open Winnipeg celebrations (June 2012) in BridgmanCollaborative’s main hall at 678 Main Street.