Early Capitals of Islamic Culture

'Early Capitals of Islamic Culture - The Artistic Legacy of Umayyad Damascus and Abbasid Baghdad (650–950)', shows over 100 artefacts from the Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin. In collaboration with Berlin State Museums and Goethe Institut, the exhibition opened at Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization (UAE) on October 14, 2014 and will run until January 15, 2015.

Contemporary Islamic Calligraphy Exhibition ‘NUN WA AL QALAM’

Since 1998, The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) has carved a name for itself as a custodian of artefacts from all over the Islamic world. However, during its 15-year history, the IAMM has not only safeguarded the cultural heritage and artistic beauty of Islamic craftsmanship, but also encouraged and sponsored the development of contemporary Islamic art.

The Ethnology Collection

The exhibition 'Gizdava nit' (The Posh Thread) opened at the Bosniak Institute in Sarajevo on December 19, 2013. The exhibition displays the Ethnology Collection of the Bosniak Institute - Adil Zulfikarpasic Foundation and will run through January 2014.

Ferozkoh: Tradition and Continuity in Afghan Art

A new exhibition, Ferozkoh: Tradition and Continuity in Afghan Art, has launched in London. The striking exhibition is the result of a collaboration between the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) in Doha, Qatar and students and teachers from the Turquoise Mountain Institute for Afghan Arts and Architecture, in Kabul. The exhibition will be on display at Leighton House Museum until 23 February 2014 as part of both Qatar UK 2013 Year of Culture and the Nour Festival of Arts.

Longing for Mecca - The Pilgrim’s Journey

A unique exhibition featuring Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca, opened at the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden (Netherlands). Magnificent objects, personal stories and in-depth reports present a comprehensive picture of this impressive pilgrimage, in which millions of people from all over the world take part each year. The exhibition is a result of collaboration with the British Museum in London.