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30 Nov 2021 –
30 Apr 2023

EXHIBITS

Derailed

All aboard Derailed: The History of Black Railway Porters in Canada, a multimedia exhibition produced by Myseum in collaboration with author/scholar Cecil Foster.

Join us below to choose the route that fits your journey and interests: Watch dramatic monologues performed at Toronto’s Union Station, click through photographs and artifacts, read about the history and conditions of Canada’s railways and the lives of porters on and off the tracks. Dive deeper by listening to talks with historians and community leaders, then jump into our resource lists.

All aboard Derailed! Produced by Myseum of Toronto, the Derailed dramatic monologues seen throughout this exhibit were written and conceived by Meghan Swaby, directed by Byron Kent Wong, and filmed at Union Station. Derailed is performed by Derick Agyemang, Daniel Jelani Ellis, Laurence Dean Ifill. This digital presentation was produced in partnership with zero11zero, Iron Bay Media, and Union.

PAST PROGRAMMING

27 Nov 2021 – TBD

Overview

Collection

28 Nov 2021 – TBD

Historical Context

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29 Nov 2021 – TBD

Diplomats of the Railway

Collection

29 Nov 2021 – TBD

Enacting Change

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29 Nov 2021 – TBD

Notable Porters

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30 Nov 2021 – TBD

Porters Legacy

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30 Nov 2021 – TBD

Programs & Resources

Collection

08 Dec 2021

Derailed: The History of Black Railway Porters in Canada

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