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Culture Days will return September 22 – October 15, 2023.

Sidewalk Stories: Punk, Creed & Cree Métis on Queen West

Myseum of Toronto

401 Richmond St W

Toronto, ON

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Explore the counterculture of Queen West from ’77 to ’83 with a storytelling tour seen through the eyes of Cree Métis artists Rebecca and Kenny Baird. Delve into the history of this tumultuous and flourishing vanguard arts hub as told by the Baird siblings. You’ll hear their contributions to punk, queer, street and magazine subcultures, ground-shifting local music, thought-provoking art installations, and more. Weave through this radical time, hearing about the many illustrious arts allies and locales they frequented, such as The Cameron House, Toxic Plan 9, Art Metropole, and more. The tour ends with an artist talk and Q&A with Rebecca and Kenny Baird. Tours will be in large groups of people. We recommend wearing a mask because physical distancing cannot be possible.

Sat 08 Oct
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Sun 09 Oct
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

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This event is free and will be accepting optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

  • Black and white photo of two people smiling and posing for the camera standing in front of artwork
    Rebecca Baird and Kenny Baird, courtesy of Rebecca Baird and Kenny Baird

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Myseum of Toronto

Myseum is your Toronto museum. Our engaging programs and experiences showcase the history, spaces, culture(s), architecture, and the people that represent Toronto’s unique place in the world.


401 Richmond St W

Toronto, ON




This event is wheelchair accessible, and has gender-neutral washrooms.