The Movimento Perpétuo: The Portuguese Diaspora in Canada exhibition will be on display at Toronto’s Metro Hall rotunda (see map below) from September 11 to 22, Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm, and Sat-Sun 8am to 6pm.
On weekdays, 8am to 6pm, all doors to Metro Hall are open. There is direct access from the ST. ANDREW subway station through the PATH system; just follow the signs. Please note that on weekdays after 6pm and on weekends all day, access to the building is limited to the John Street entrance, where visitors must call the security desk to be allowed in. The phone number is 416 397 7201.
The exhibition features English and French text, photos, videos, artifacts, audio recordings, and artwork. Visitors are encouraged to bring their digital devices with internet access to interact with the digital content via QR codes.
Entrance is free. All are welcome.
The official unveiling and reception with the President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, and other Portuguese and Canadian dignitaries, is scheduled for September 15. This is an invite-only event.
A second reception, open to the general public, featuring a performance by artists Teresa Ascenção and Moon Palmar, will take place on Sunday, September 17, starting at 3pm.