Community Wall at Aga Khan Museum: Messages of Togetherness, Hope and Resilience Set the Stage for Opportunity and Hope for 2021 and Beyond
“NO DEADLY VIRUS EVER, VACCINE FOR COVID-19, NO WARS, CLEANER WATER, HAPPINESS FOR EVERYONE IN THE WORLD”
Before its latest shutdown due to provincial regulations, Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum gave visitors an interesting opportunity to pen their heartfelt wishes on one of several beautiful pre-designed tiles available at the museum bookstore, and post them onto a large panel prominently placed by the beautiful courtyard. The theme of the project was “Blossom Together Community Tile Wall.”
The cards contained the following themes that visitors could write about: “I hope the future will be …”; “I will make the world better by …”; “I hope ….“; and “My hope for the world is …” Here is a selection of images that I was able to capture. As I glanced at the tiles, I was encouraged by the wishes of hope that I read, several of which related to the current pandemic. It is with these feelings of the young and old alike who expressed themselves on the museum wall that we enter 2021, with the hope that new Covid-19 vaccines which have been developed will become game changers in bringing the pandemic under control.
We wish all our friends and readers a very happy new year, and happy returns for 2021.
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Date posted: December 31, 2020.
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