Photo Stephanie E. Calvet.

Photo Stephanie E. Calvet.

south wall

Photo: A. Stewart.

Exhibit Gallery with current exhibit ‘Art and the Great War – a Toronto Perspective’. Photo © 2014 Jean-Marc Robinhttp://jeanmarcrobin.com

Photo © 2014 Jean-Marc Robinhttp://jeanmarcrobin.com

Photo © 2014 Jean-Marc Robin http://jeanmarcrobin.com

Photo © 2014 Jean-Marc Robin http://jeanmarcrobin.com

Visitor Centre
The Visitor Centre, which opened in 2014, is the new gateway to the entire 43-acre Fort York National Historic Site.The Fort York Foundation needs to raise public funds to complete this gorgeous building, which has been described as “a sensitive and powerful work of architecture” (Globe and Mail) and “Toronto’s best building of the decade” (Michael McClelland, founding partner, ERA Architects) “…bringing the site into striking, contemporary focus” (Urban Toronto). The Visitor Centre was designed by Patkau Architects Inc., in partnership with Kearns Mancini Architects Inc., and won a Canadian Architect Award of Excellence for Design in 2011.The interior plan (see floor plan, below) calls for exhibits that introduce visitors to Fort York National Historic Site, including:

In 2015, the Visitor Centre is hosting a series of temporary exhibits, including:

Please help us realize the vision of this beautiful building, ensuring its completion, including the opening the permanent exhibits by 2016, by making your donation to the Fort York Foundation today.

Visitor Cenre Floorplan

Click floor plan image to to view the
proposed multilevel layout (PDF)

 

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