Toy Town

Exhibition, Octagonal gallery, 22 October 1997 to 31 May 1998

Toy Town explores how villages, towns, and cities have been represented in toys from Europe and North America. Drawn from CCA’s collection of architectural toys and games, the twenty-nine toys reflect shifting social values and different approaches to the design, organisation, and planning of communities in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Toy Town is the sixth in a series of exhibitions featuring the CCA’s collection of architectural toys and games, acquired with the support of Bell Canada.

Curated by Cammie McAtee, CCA, with Peter Smithson. Exhibition design by Peter Smithson.

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