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Snowfall at Aga Khan Museum & Ismaili Centre, Toronto – Salim Nensi Photos

Via http://salimnensi.pixieset.com/snowfallagakhanmuseum/ About Salim Nensi Salim is a talented photographer and loves capturing all the facets of life through the lense of the camera. A passionate artist he loves to capture the brilliance of colour, light and shadows – a profound reflection of what he calls beauty. Discover, explore and learn more about his work…

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Monocle Magazine | Faith Healer – Toronto’s newest cultural landmark: Aga Khan Museum

Visitors can see the Ismaili Centre’s Mecca-facing prayer hall – situated across the garden – in the windows above the Aga Khan Museum’s exit. “It’s the only view of the outside world from within the building. We created this corridor directly across the garden to pay reverence to it.” – Gary Kamemoto, Director, Maki and Associates.…

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Centro Ismaili, Lisboa – Ismaili Centre, Lisbon | A Profile in Portuguese Journal of Architecture

Ismailimail is excited to share an article about the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon in Diário de Arquitectura, a Portuguese Journal of Architecture. For the convenience of our readers Google translation is also provided. A few of the images are provided in the image gallery below and more are available at the source. Diário de Arquitectura Centro…

Laurie Thomson Photography: Ismaili Centre & Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

Laurie Thomson Photography: Ismaili Centre & Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

With kind permission. Laurie Thomson is the organizer of Thomson Photography Group formerly on meetup.com and is a retired schoolteacher. Just an amazing building – absolutely love it (along with the Museum). The reflecting pools are brilliant!! Explore more amazing photographs from her at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lauriethomson/ Photography: Aga Khan Museum & Ismaili Centre, Toronto Be the…

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Salim Nensi Photographs: Fall @ Aga Khan Museum

With kind permission. Salim Nensi continues to inspires us with frequently sharing his collection of pictures of the Aga Khan Museum, the Ismaili Centre, Toronto and it’s unifying Aga Khan Park. More photographs here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/salimnensi Be the First to Know – Join Ismailimail Get breaking news related to the Ismaili Imamat, the Noorani Family, the…

Guided walk-through of Aga Khan Museum with Dr. Ruba Kana'an and Azim Alibhai

Guided walk-through of Aga Khan Museum with Dr. Ruba Kana’an and Azim Alibhai

via writer/educator Cristoph De Caermichael’s YouTube channel The Iranian ceramics were clay based, as only China had access to porcelain back then. (Muslims) were fascinated by something they didn’t have, .. There was always a back and forth between the Muslim world and China. China played a big role because of the trade. – Ruba Kana′an, Head of Education…

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Event – November 13 | Aga Khan Museum: Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival: Himalaya Song

The Aga Khan Museum and Reel Asian co-present the Toronto premiere of Himalaya Song by Gingger Shankar (vocals/double violin), Dave Liang (piano/electronics), and Mridu Chandra (video and narration). This multimedia performance uses music, storytelling, and video to examine the Himalayas as they undergo major environmental and ecological change. Ticket price includes Gala reception and access…

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Event – November 12 | Aga Khan Museum: Objects of Desire

The Aga Khan Museum’s art historians present a lecture series introducing the arts of Muslim civilizations through the Museum’s Permanent Collection. Gain a new perspective on Aga Khan Museum’s Permanent Collection through this illustrated talk with Head of Education and Scholarly Programs, Dr. Ruba Kana’an. Free with admission! EVENT: Lecture – Objects of Desire with Dr. Ruba…

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Lonely Planet | Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre tops list of seven reasons to visit Toronto now

Dazzlingly white and playfully angular, the Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre complex … showcases the intellectual, artistic and scientific accomplishments of the Islamic world. Pulling double duty, this $300-million project underscores Toronto’s multicultural reputation and the namesake benefactor’s pluralist agenda. Among the more than one thousand pieces, highlights include 16th-century paintings from the Persian…

Beauty and Pluralism at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto

Beauty and Pluralism at the Ismaili Centre

Katherine Marshall, Senior Fellow, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University, writes at Huffington Post’s Religion Blog. Toronto’s New Jewel: Beauty and Pluralism at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto Ancient and modern, traditional and forward-looking, stark and ornate, spiritual and practical: Contrasting adjectives aptly describe the brand-new Ismaili Centre in Toronto. Adjacent…

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Event – November 5 | Aga Khan Museum: Lecture – Making History: Contemporary Art in the Middle East with Dr. Glenn Lowry

Dr. Glenn Lowry, the Director of the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, and a scholar of Islamic art, discusses the ways in which contemporary artists have engaged with recent events in the Middle East. EVENT: Dr. Glenn Lowry –  Lecture – Making History: Contemporary Art in the Middle East DATE: Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 TIME: 9:00…

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Event – November 2 | Aga Khan Museum: Conferences & Symposia – The Artist’s Signature in Western and Islamic Art

What does the artist’s signature mean? This one-day international symposium featuring art historians Sheila Canby (Metropolitan Museum of Art), Gülru Necipoğlu (Harvard University), Martin Kemp (Oxford University), and Amy Landau (Walters Art Museum, Baltimore) raises questions about the meaning of signatures on works of art. Among the issues to be discussed are the individuality of…

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Le Vife L’Express (Belgium) | 10 new museums with amazing architecture – Aga Khan Museum

Ismailimail is proud to present BBC’s compilation of the top 10 new museums that are architectural wonders – the story carried in French by Le Vife L’Express, a newspaper in Belgium. For the convenience of our readers we provide Google translation. 10 new museums with amazing architecture Several new museums, architectural wonders, were opened in…

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Synergy: Simerg | The Garden of Ideas: An Example of Collaboration & Partnership – Aga Khan Museum, Artists & Corporate Sponsors

“The Garden of Ideas” is a collection of fascinating, inspiring and vibrant works of art by a team of six Pakistani artists in the gallery spaces inside the Aga Khan Museum as well as outside in the Park. The exhibition received a major boost when three international corporate sponsors stepped in with a generous donation. The three…