Tag: Cultural Heritage


August at ASI
30 Aug 2018

August at ASI

Presenting a roundup of all the stories, photos and projects that got us excited this month. August has found us getting outside, having picnics, celebrating our dogs, and teaching some great kids about archaeology! This month we got on board the Ontario Parks #30x30challenge which invites everyone to spend 30 minutes outside for 30 days straight. In archaeology and cultural heritage fieldwork we often get the...

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July at ASI!
01 Aug 2018

July at ASI!

Presenting a monthly roundup of all the stories, photos and projects that got us excited this month. July has found us trying to escape the heat, answering questions through the Ask An Archaeologist hashtag, and learning about ancient bread!   Ask An Archaeologist is a new concept that grew out of the heritage community in the UK. The idea was simple, on July 18th people...

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June at ASI!
03 Jul 2018

June at ASI!

Presenting a monthly roundup of all the stories, photos and projects that got us excited this month. Can you believe that the year is half over? June has found us celebrating good weather, hitting important work milestones, and National Indigenous Peoples Day!   Julia Herbst and Carolyn Kennedy from Texas A&M University have been studying the schooner we excavated from the former Toronto shoreline three...

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What's the point?
11 Dec 2017

Our second annual Field Photo contest!

We have some very talented amateur photographers on staff who, through the nature of our industry, get a glimpse into a world not many people get to see. These photos show the range of work we do at ASI, whether it be a beautiful landscape, an urban alleyway, an exciting artifact, or the fun times we have out in the field. Last year Liz Matwey took...

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Nuit Blanche 2017
27 Sep 2017

Nuit Blanche 2017

This Saturday, September 30th is Toronto’s Nuit Blanche, when the whole city is filled with art exhibits that are open from dusk to dawn! Nuit Blanche is a great opportunity to see some of our city’s museums and cultural hubs in a new light. We put together a few recommendations for spots to visit: The Broadview Hotel, ERA Architects and the Riverside BIA are hosting a series...

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