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Toronto Sculpture Garden
Toronto Sculpture Garden sign over entrance gate.jpg
Iron sign above the southerly entrance gate
St James Cathedral and Sculpture Garden.jpg
Type sculpture garden
Location 115 King Street East, Toronto
Created 1981
Operated by Toronto Parks
Open 8 am to dusk
Website City of Toronto
Toronto Sculpture Garden sign on brick wall
Sign on the brick wall beside the northerly entrance gate to the Toronto Sculpture Garden, on King Street East

The Toronto Sculpture Garden is located at 115 King Street East in a small 80 by 100 foot (25 by 30 m) park directly across the street from Cathedral Church of St. James (Toronto), in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It operated as an independent entity from 1981 to 2014 and is administered by the city's parks department.

Amenities

Jed Lind Gold, Silver & Lead Toronto Sculpture Garden 2013
"Gold, Silver and Lead" by Jed Lind. On display in the Garden from 2011-2013.

The main amenity in the Sculpture Garden is a waterfall fountain along the East wall. The fountain drains into a grille that is 1.063 metres (41.9 in) wide (left-to-right) by 24 inches (0.610 m) front-to-back. The width of the fountain waterfall is equal to the width of the grille, i.e. 1.063 metres (41.9 in).

Exhibits

Toronto Sculpture Garden exhibits temporary works of art by various sculptors, and commissions works up to a maximum budget of $30,000. Exhibiting artists have included: Brian Groombridge (1990), Kim Adams (1994), Liz Magor (1997), and Derek Sullivan (artist) (2005).

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