At 1:30pm on Thursday, March 21, 2013, participants and guests will gather at the Central Branch of the Windsor Public Library, 850 Ouellette Avenue, to launch Cultural Engines, a new component being added to the Windsor Community Website at www.windsor-communities.com.The Cultural Engines website and companion eBook explore the rich history of the three largest and oldest cultural organizations in Windsor and area: the Windsor Public Library, the Windsor Symphony Orchestra and the Art Gallery of Windsor.
“The Cultural Engines project creates another opportunity for people to discover, learn about, and appreciate Windsor and Essex County’s remarkable cultural resources,” says Jean Foster, Director of Community Development and Partnerships at the Windsor Public Library. “We are proud to be able to celebrate the partnership between the Windsor Public Library, the Windsor Symphony Orchestra and the Art Gallery of Windsor and thrilled to be able to share this history for the benefit of the entire community.”
Cultural Engines focuses on the history, growth, and achievements of the three largest cultural organizations in Windsor and area. It showcases these key organizations and the efforts of community members who have contributed to the growth of cultural appreciation and achievement in Windsor. Cultural Engines will be a valuable resource for students, teachers, researchers, and anyone interested in contributions made to culture in our area. This virtual gallery includes local interviews, artifacts, and pictures and provides activities for children as well as resources for teachers.
For more information, please call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4411