Role Canada should play in Afghanistan: Canadian Association of Journalists partnering with Aga Khan Foundation Canada

Reflection | Return to Afghanistan: In Conversation with Mellissa Fung

Former CBC correspondent Mellissa Fung shares her perspective on the top priorities for investing in Afghanistan’s development. Mellissa took the stage at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa, Canada, on May 12, 2014, to share her perspectives on seven years of reporting on Afghanistan. The event was co-presented by Aga Khan Foundation Canada…

Citizenship Month 2014: Message from Aftab Ghesani, President Ismaili Council, Southwestern United States

Citizenship Month 2014: Message from Aftab Ghesani, President Ismaili Council, Southwestern United States

A 30-second public service announcement produced by HTV Houston Television on what it means to be a U.S. citizen. This PSA features Aftab Ghesani, President Ismaili Council of the Southwestern United States. Click here for related: Citizenship Month — celebrating the many faces of Houston – Paderborner ‘SJ’ Blog Be the First to Know –…

Aga Khan Foundation Press Conference at Houston City Hall

Aga Khan Foundation Press Conference at Houston City Hall

Dr. Bill Flores, President of University of Houston talks about Aga Khan Foundation PartnershipInAction Farah Lalani, Media Coordinator, Aga Khan Foundation USA, Volunteer Team for Southwest Region AKF USA Volunteer Team Southwest Region Chair invites participation in Walk to end global poverty rotunda Houston City Hall Houston Mayor Annise Parker introduces board of Aga Khan…

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…

Samina & Mirza Baig's "Beyond the Heights" Official Trailer

Mt. Everest Mountaineers – Samina & Mirza Baig’s Documentary “Beyond the Heights” Official Trailer

A heart warming documentary of a young lady’s journey to conquer her fears and the ascend Mt. Everest. An inspiring story of a brother’s unwavering belief in his sister’s ability to overcome anything – conquer the tallest mountain. Beyond the Heights is a documentary film based on true story of the first Pakistani & youngest female…

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Aga Khan Museum | Screen Art Products installation of graphics for the “In Search of the Artist” exhibit

Screen Art Products installation of graphics at the temporary exhibition area of the new Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada. All the graphics were screen printed directly on the walls — Daniel Fobert All images copyright Ismailimail/ASJM Be the First to Know – Join Ismailimail Get breaking news related to the Ismaili Imamat, the Noorani…

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LatinStorm| Video (Spanish): First Museum of Muslim Cultures and Art

Luis Monreal, General Manager of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in a spanish interview talks about the mission of the Aga Khan Museum and its collection. (Original in Spanish) Toronto (Canadá), 12 sep (EFE) (Imágenes: Julio César Rivas). El primer museo del continente americano dedicado exclusivamente al arte y las culturas musulmanas, el Museo Aga Khan,…

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The Globe & Mail | Video: Toronto to host North America’s first Islamic art museum

Ruba Kana’an, Head of Education and Scholarly Programs and Adriene Gardiere designer of the exhibition spaces of the Aga Khan Museum talk about the building and a few of the masterpieces in the collection. Click this link or the image below to watch this short video to learn about the candlestick from Iran and the marble fountain from Egypt.…

Al Arabiya - العربية | Aga Khan: Canada’s first Islamic Art Museum

Al Arabiya – العربية | Video: Aga Khan: Canada’s first Islamic Art Museum

Al Arabiya a leading 24-hour news station in the Arab world, brings Aga Khan Museum’s inauguration news to the Arab audiences. In conversation with Amirali Alibhai, Head of Performing Arts, and Ruba Kana’an, Head of Education and Scholarly Programs and an art historian, they discuss the performing arts program at the museum and a few of the masterpieces in the…

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White House | Video: US President Obama thanks the Aga Khan Development Network at the Clinton Global Initiative

Second, we’re creating new innovation centers to empower civil society groups around the world. And I want to thank our partners in this effort, including the government of Sweden and the Aga Khan Development Network. Starting next year, civil society groups will be able to use these centers to network and access knowledge and technology…

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Daily Nation Kenya | Bridging cultures at the Aga Khan Museum

Churchill Otieno, Managaing Editor – Digital & Convergence, Nation Media Group interviews Patricia Bentley, Education Manager – Aga Khan Museum highlighting the Museum’s mandate of educating the public. They discuss some of the artifacts from Africa and the contribution of North, West and East Africa to Muslim Civilization. Ismailimail shares the interview and images of…

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The Prime Minister’s Office | 24 SEVEN Exclusive: PM marks opening of Ismaili Centre, Aga Khan Museum and Park

The Canadian Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) released this video clip highlighting the important messages from The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada  and His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan.   Messages that reinforce the universal values of friendship, that are uplifting to the spirit, enlightening in their vision and timeless in their applicability. To supplement the video clip, Ismailmail…