Hart House 100th Anniversary Events

Join us for a series of exciting and innovative events that bring together alumni, students, staff, and the broader community to showcase the unique contribution made by Hart House to the University of Toronto, communities close by, and the world beyond.

100th Anniversary Events

Opening Reception: God of Gods: A Canadian Play

For her exhibition at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, internationally renowned, Toronto-based artist Deanna Bowen revisits The God of Gods (1919), a play written and directed by Carroll Aikins (1888-1967), founder of the first national theatre in Canada and artistic director of Hart House Theatre (1927–29).

Centennial Dialogue Series (Event 2 of 4): Weaving Wisdom: Imagining the Future of Feminism

A special series of 4 public events inspired by Hart House’s century-long legacy as a key site for dialogue, debate, and conversation.

Open (Hart) House

A once-in-a-century opportunity to (re)engage with all of the people, activities and spaces that have made Hart House such an important part of student experience at the University of Toronto since 1919.

Reel Life @ Hart House

This event will deliver some real star power and show how Hart House and the Hart House Film Board has helped nurture some peerless members of the global film industry.

Deanna Bowen and Maya Wilson-Sanchez in Conversation

Join us for a conversation between Deanna Bowen and Maya Wilson-Sanchez on mining the archive for the play The God of Gods

The Hart House Gala of the Century

On November 12, 2019, Hart House will officially mark its 100th birthday with a grand dinner celebration we are calling, in all humility, The Hart House Gala of the Century.

Artist Talk with Rebecca Belmore and Osvaldo Yero: The Centennial Art Commission

Hart House, in collaboration with the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, is commissioning a major, permanent artwork to transform our historic Great Hall.

Hart House 100th Anniversary Concert Series (Event 2 of 8): Singers’ Concert

Join us and discover that Hart House, among its many claims to fame, is one of Toronto’s finest music venues.

Centennial Dialogue Series (Event 3 of 4): Opportunity Lost? A Call to Global Action in the Age of Trump

A special series of 4 public events inspired by Hart House’s century-long legacy as a key site for dialogue, debate, and conversation.

Hart House 100th Anniversary Concert Series (Event 3 of 8): Chorus Concert

Join us and discover that Hart House, among its many claims to fame, is one of Toronto’s finest music venues.

Hart House 100th Anniversary Concert Series (Event 4 of 8): Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo Concert

Join us and discover that Hart House, among its many claims to fame, is one of Toronto’s finest music venues.

Hart House 100th Anniversary Concert Series (Event 5 of 8): Symphonic Band

Join us and discover that Hart House, among its many claims to fame, is one of Toronto’s finest music venues.

Hart House 100th Anniversary Concert Series (Event 6 of 8): Orchestra Concert

Join us and discover that Hart House, among its many claims to fame, is one of Toronto’s finest music venues.

Hart House 100th Anniversary Concert Series (Event 7 of 8): Jazz Choir

Join us and discover that Hart House, among its many claims to fame, is one of Toronto’s finest music venues.

Hart House 100th Anniversary Concert Series (Event 8 of 8): Chamber Strings

Join us and discover that Hart House, among its many claims to fame, is one of Toronto’s finest music venues.