June 24 / 12:30pm / Meet at the Ismaili Centre - 49 Wynford Drive / $15
$15 per person - participation is limited, please register in advance at www.universe.com/agakhan - includes a guided tour of the Ismaili Centre and admission to both institutions
11:00am - (Optional) Meet in the gardens by the infinity pools for a picnic (Bring your own picnic)
12:30pm - Everyone meets at the Ismaili Centre (49 Wynford Driv)
The Ismaili Centre and the Aga Khan Museum are situated just north of Eglinton off Don Mills Road. Akin invites you to join us on Saturday June 24 as we visit both of these remarkable locations for a day of learning, inspiration and exploration.
We will meet at the Ismaili Centre at 12:30pm for a guided tour. The tour will last approximately 1 hour. We will then walk to the Aga Khan museum where we will have a brief introduction to the museum from the museum staff then you can explore to your heart’s content! (Museum closes at 6pm).
We invite you to join us at 11am near the infinity pools for a picnic before our tour (bring your own picnic). You are encouraged to explore and enjoy the Aga Khan Park and Museum courtyard before or after our visit to the Museum.
The Aga Khan Museum is a museum of Islamic art, Iranian art and Muslim culture. It houses collections of Islamic art and heritage, including artefacts from the private collections of the Aga Khan, which showcase the artistic, intellectual and scientific contributions of Muslim civilizations. For more information visit www.agakhanmuseum.org
The Ismaili Centre Toronto is one of only six such centres in the world. It facilitates the promotion of cultural, educational and social programmes from the broadest, non-denominational perspectives within the ethical framework of Islam. A central purpose of the Ismaili Centres is to encourage mutual exchanges and understanding between diverse peoples, communities and faiths. For more information visit: www.theismaili.org/ismailicentres/toronto
GETTING THERE BY TTC:
The Ismaili Centre is conveniently serviced by Toronto Transit Commission bus route 100 Flemingdon Park, which stops along Wynford Drive in front of the Ismaili Centre at Garamond Court. Route 100 connects to the Broadview and Eglinton subway stations.G