Conversation with Freda Guttman, artist & activist in support of Palestine: May 23, 2021 @ 16:00 EDT
ECH to partner with the Toronto Palestine Film Festival on Fall 2021 art program
South African newspaper covers ECH event to celebrate Lorraine Klaasen's FCLMA World Music Award
S F Ho joins ECH Advisory Circle
ECH co-founder Jamelie Hassan to participate in Toronto Palestine Film Festival Panel
Collection of Jamelie Hassan's watercolours of the Embassy Hotel painted in 1978
In 1978, the owner of the Embassy Hotel, Helen Haller, commissioned her sister, artist Jamelie Hassan, to paint a series of watercolours related to the Embassy, its workers, and residents. The watercolours, a tribute to life in London east neighbourhood, were on display in the hotel lounge for many years. Helen donated these historic watercolours to Museum London's permanent collection in the summer of 2019.
One of these watercolours, Embassy at Nite, will be featured on one of the facade wall of Indwell's new affordable housing project on the site of the old Embassy Hotel (744 Dundas Street) named the "Embassy Commons" in tribute to the location’s past cultural history. The new name was officially announced at the Hope@Home Virtual Gala on June 12, 2020. Hassan Law was a sponsor of the event. For more information, please go to Indwell's page on the the project.
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