Exploring The Toy Box and Boosting Business: Companies Team Up with Toys

2010, Culture, History, Toronto Pearson International Airport
Branding, Canadian Toy Collectors Society, Toys
About This Project

Date: April 1 – July 30, 2010

Partner: Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Canadian Toy Collectors Society

Location: Toronto Pearson International Airport, Malton Gallery and Skylight Gallery

Project Members: Caryn DeBuck, Robin Dow, Milena McCormack, Alexandra Pearcey, and Heidi Schmeiser


Exploring the Toy Box presents games, toys, and dolls of the past and present and explores the whimsical world of children’s toys. It features dolls, games, trucks and musical instruments from the 1940s to today and is on display in the Malton Airport Gallery, above the Canada Arrivals Hall. A boarding pass is not required to visit this exhibition
A second exhibit, Boosting Business: Companies Team Up with Toys, also features toys from the extensive C.T.C.S. collection. It is housed in the Terminal 1 Skylight Gallery and examines the ways in which these playthings have become an integral part of childhood and beyond. An international boarding pass is required to visit this exhibit.