Posts Tagged ‘Edmonton’

Marshall McLuhan’s influence has reverberated through all of the arts, but especially visual arts, literature and music to some degree. The following is an academic article analyzing the staging of the Multi-media Alt-Rock Opera  The Illumination of Marshall McLuhan, Music by Baffin Island Party, Script by Michael Charrois, first staged April 27, 2000 in Edmonton, Alberta. The video […]


Marshall McLuhan: Photomontage by Photofunia.com Call for Papers for La Revue D’Études Interculturelles de L’Image | Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies | en français | “The artist tends now to move from the ivory tower to the control tower of society”. —Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media (1964) This special issue exploring “Marshall McLuhan and the arts” encourages new […]


Historic home open for public tours Samantha Power The home has an official historic designation and was where McLuhan grew up. By: Samantha Power For Metro Published on Tue Jul 05 2016 Marshall McLuhan preached that the “medium was the message” and for the next week anyone will be able to take their own impressions […]


This home at 11342 – 64th Street was once the home of famous Canadian media visionary Marshall McLuhan. Photo by Alex Kuskis PAULA SIMONS, EDMONTON JOURNAL Published on: January 28, 2016 The medium is the message, cultural theorist Marshall McLuhan famously declared. If architecture is the medium, Edmonton’s newest micro-museum, McLuhan House has a simple message:  […]


Left to right : Sheila & Wilfred Watson, Marshall McLuhan Sheila Watson (1909 – 1998) first met Marshall McLuhan in 1956 at the University of Toronto, where she took a graduate school course with him, and later wrote a PhD thesis on Wyndham Lewis, under his supervision. She married Wilfred Watson and for the academic […]


This home at 11342 – 64th Street was once the home of famous Canadian media visionary Marshall McLuhan. Photo by Alex Kuskis. Decades after his death, media visionary Marshall McLuhan’s spirit still looms over Edmonton. Not only is his childhood home in Highlands — where he spent the first four years of his life — […]


Photo: Marc J Chalifoux Photography Yesterday Arts Habitat Edmonton was joined by supporters, special guests and neighbours to celebrate the grand opening the McLuhan House – a new historic resource and home for arts and ideas in the Highlands. In 2012, Arts Habitat Edmonton purchased the house with assistance from the City of Edmonton and […]


 Michael McLuhan and his wife Danuta Valleau stand in front of the house where his father Marshall McLuhan once lived at 11342-64th Street on Thursday, April 18, 2013. The house is being turned into an arts centre and historic site. Photo by: John Lucas , Edmonton Journal EDMONTON – Famed philosopher Marshall McLuhan always cherished his […]


View our one-of a kind McLuhan Family Portrait Collection and the McLuhan TV Wall.


Floorplans & Images 11342 – 64 ST NW, Edmonton The childhood home of Marshall McLuhan is located in the beautiful historic Highlands neighbourhood. Arts Habitat purchased the McLuhan House with the assistance of the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Arts Council, embracing the opportunity to honour McLuhan’s legacy in Edmonton by repurposing the property from a […]