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Centre Shop Features George Brown College Graduates Collection
BLOOM showcases students in one-of-a-kind program
April 19-May 6, 2012


TORONTO, ON (April 10, 2012) – Harbourfront Centre is pleased to announce that the Centre Shop will showcase the works of graduates from George Brown College’s Jewellery Arts program between April 19 and May 6, 2012.

Bloom is a combination exhibition and sale of limited edition jewellery creations, designed and handcrafted by eight recent graduates from George Brown College's Jewellery Arts Program. Emphasizing innovative design and combining traditional goldsmithing skills and state-of-the-art digital technologies, Bloom reflects the vision of a new generation of Canadian designers, graduates of the only program of its kind in Canada. The exhibition kicks off with an opening reception and awards ceremony on Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 6-8 p.m.

For more information on the Centre Shop, visit harbourfrontcentre.com/centreshop or call 416-973-4993. For more on Bloom including high-resolution images, contact Paul McClure at George Brown College: pmcclure@georgebrown.ca 416-415-5000 x3638.

ABOUT HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Harbourfront Centre is an innovative, non-profit cultural organization which provides internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture, education and recreation, all within a collection of distinctive venues on a 10-acre site in the heart of Toronto's downtown waterfront.

ABOUT THE CENTRE SHOP
Dedicated to researching the world of design and craft to bring extraordinary accessories, gifts and one-of-kind delights, the Centre Shop offers green, up-cycle, and small-footprint products that combine practical innovation, creativity and everyday practicality. The Centre Shop carries MoMA and Red Dot award-winning designs as well as Canadian crafts on the cutting edge, and is, in many cases, the exclusive representative of many Canadian artisans and international designers.

Centre Shop Hours:
Sat, Sun, Tues and Wed: 11am to 6pm
Thursday and Friday: 11am to 8pm

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Jon Campbell | jcampbell@harbourfrontcentre.com | 416-973-4655
media.harbourfrontcentre.com
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