Shaw media correspondent receives a tour of the Together truck from exhibit manager Christine McGuire. The discussion focuses on how photography, multi-media, and tactile exhibit pieces have been combined in a custom built travelling exhibit designed to spark conversation about Canadian contributions to alleviating global poverty.
Find out how Together: An Exhibition on Global Development is inspiring conversations on global development in communities across the country:
Christine McGuire, exhibit manager on visitor reaction: “The feedback that we’ve received from visitors so far from visitors is that they’re inspired, they’re empowered to do more. It can be little acts like helping your neighbour mow the lawn to volunteering for an organization that you really feel could make an impact—but I think the most important thing is that people want to share their ideas on what a better world looks like to them”.
In anticipation of the April 28th launch, here is the first news article about the Together Tour’s 2016 stay in Vancouver, B.C. “Vancouver is celebrated for its global connectedness, diverse roots, and hubs of innovation and idea-sharing,” exhibit manager Christine McGuire told Vancity Buzz. “We are very excited to launch our western and central Canada tour in Vancouver and celebrate Together!”
An interview with exhibit manager Christine McGuire on Global News about the Together tour’s key messages. While “Canadians making a difference abroad” is a pivotal message of the tour, this interview also touches on building the foundation to effectuate global change with positive contributions in one’s own community.
Spreading the word about the Together Art Contest: the winner will receive 500$ gift certificate for art supplies, as well as have their art travel with the exhibit across Western Canada this spring.