“When His Highness started planning the site … He had in mind creating one space, a cultural campus that encompasses art, spirit and nature all in one place …
The religious leader chose Toronto as the home for the complex because of his “very close, long-standing relationship” with Canada. This long-term relationship (has) really culminated in these capital projects.
These [capital projects: Aga Khan Museum, Ismaili Centre, Toronto and their unifying Aga Khan Park] could have been built almost anywhere and yet His Highness chose Canada, and Toronto in particular.”
– Henry Kim, Aga Khan Museum CEO and Director
Cultural Campus: Aga Khan Park mixes Art, Spirit and Nature
The Aga Khan will join Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne for the opening of a new garden retreat in the heart of Toronto. The park will be officially opened by the Aga Khan and the Ontario premier on Monday afternoon at 3:30 p.m..
Kendra Mangione, CTVNews.ca Writer
Published Monday, May 25, 2015