Retro Futures Exhibit


May 18, 2019 to Jul 28, 2019
9:00 AM until 5:00 PM


Welcome Back to the Future.

Science fiction tries to predict the effects of change on future societies and asks the question “What if?” The answers that science fiction writers and illustrators come up with are often creative, inspiring, sometimes alarming, and range from the plausible to the far-fetched.

Retro Futures invites you on a nostalgic journey to futures-that-might-have- been. Using the 50th anniversary of NASA’s first successful lunar landing in 1969 as its inspiration, Retro Futures features rare books, magazines, artwork and ephemera from the Toronto Public Library’s Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy. Warp speed ahead!




View map TD Gallery, Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

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Toronto Public Library, TD Bank



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