CBC News – Aga Khan plans Islamic art centre in Toronto

Head of Ismaili Muslim community to open museum and park in 2013

CBC News - Aga Khan plans Islamic art centre in Toronto

The Aga Khan, head of the world’s Ismaili Muslim community, will be in Toronto to break ground on the construction of the Aga Khan Museum for Islamic Art and Culture.

The development includes an Ismaili Centre and a park area on Wynford Drive near the Don Valley Parkway.

The development, which officially launches on Friday afternoon, sits on a 6.8-hectare site and will be completed in 2013. The landscaped park will incorporate a formal garden, reflecting pools and walkways.

More: CBC News – Art & Design – Aga Khan plans Islamic art centre in Toronto.

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, its achievements and humanitarian works.

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