Study tour: Old and New Technologies in Canada’s Capital City
Bytown Museum and National Gallery of Canada
Built in 1832, the Rideau Canal spans 202 km to connect the Ottawa River with Lake Ontario and the Saint Lawrence River. With an impressive network of 45 locks, the construction of the canal was a feat of engineering. Guides from the Bytown Museum will share their knowledge and stories of this iconic waterway and UNESCO World Heritage Site. At the National Gallery of Canada, delegates will discover the exhibit Anthropocene, a multi-disciplinary show that uses film, photography and new technologies to explore the impact of humans on Earth. Gallery staff share their experiences in planning and mounting this ambitious exhibit.