Exhibition “IN IRAQ”

SARAJEVO, BiH / Duplex Gallery in Sarajevo opened the exhibition of photos by Laurent Van der Stock. Exhibition will be open until December 25th, 2010.

The solo exhibition of photographs by Alija M. Akšamija

SARAJEVO DEC 15 / The Bosnian Institute - Foundation Zulfikarpasic is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of photographs by Alija M. Akšamija and the presentation of Photo Monography ''Alija M. Akšamija''. The opening of the exhibition will be on 15th of December 2010 at 19:00 hours at the Bosnian Institute.

Passion for Perfection - Islamic art from the Khalili Collections

In the winter of 2010/2011, De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam will present highlights from one of the world’s most renowned collections of Islamic art. Passion for Perfection will include some 500 objects from the collection of Professor Nasser D. Khalili. From 11 December 2010 to 17 April 2011, De Nieuwe Kerk will glitter with richly illuminated Qur’ans and manuscripts, paintings, gold, jewels, textiles, ceramics, glassware, lacquerware, metalwork, and wood carvings.

Islamic Art Exhibit 2011 Call for Submissions

Islamic Art Exhibit, a non-profit group invites the Bay Area Muslim Community to participate in its 2011 art exhibition based on the theme: “Legacy of Qur’an: Message of Peace” This exhibit will be held at ICCNC in April 2011.

Traditional Turkish Book Arts: Masters of Today

ISTANBUL 11–31 December / Exhibition of over 200 masters in Istanbul today who produce in traditional book arts such as lettering (hatt), gilding (tezhib), coating (kat), irrigation of paper (ebru), miniatures, and binding (cilt) at Fatih Ali Emiri Efendi Cultural Center in Istanbul.


Nikolai Ouroussoff, architecture critic for New York Times made an interesting video interview with four famous museum architects: I.M. Pei, Frank Gehry, Norman Foster and Jean Nouvel.

Five Projects Receive 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture

DOHA / The five projects selected for the 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced at a ceremony held at the Museum of Islamic Art. His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani the Emir of Qatar and Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser joined His Highness the Aga Khan in presiding over the ceremony.

Contemporary Istanbul

ISTANBUL (TURKEY) Contemporary Istanbul which will be held on 25‐28 November in İstanbul Convention and Exhibition Center, announced the values of the artworks. While the total value of the artworks that will be exhibited is 50 million TL, the 35 million TL part of it belongs to Turkish artists.

Manuscripts of the Qur’an - part 3

SARAJEVO (BiH) / The exhibition "Manuscripts of the Qur'an" from the Archives of the Sarajevo City takes place in the historic place called Hanikah, from 16th century, across the Gazi Husrev bei Mosque. The exhibition will be open until the 26th of November 2010.