Special Programming

Hidden Histories of the CNE

This exhibition is a site participant of DOORS OPEN TORONTO, a city-wide celebration of open doors recognized as one of Toronto’s most culturally significant events.

About the Exhibit

Come one, come all and discover the expansive history of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) spanning 145 years. Uncover tales of creative expression, agricultural innovation, and wartime resilience that have shaped this iconic event. From art exhibitions to military displays, explore the diverse tapestry of stories that make the CNE a celebration of culture, tradition, and perseverance. Join us and experience the Hidden Histories of the CNE at Withrow Common Gallery.

Doors Open Toronto


Saturday, May 25 – Thursday, May 30

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Last Admittance: 4:30 PM

The exhibition will continue until May 30th and will be open to public:

Tuesday-Friday 5 PM – 7 PM and Saturday 12 PM – 6 PM


Withrow Common Gallery