Discovering the Aga Khan Museum: Masterpieces from the Collection

Ismailimail presents its fourth thematic post in celebration of the opening of the Aga Khan Museum. We share with you some of the masterpieces that are among the collection of a thousand artifacts.

The Planispheric Astrolabe shown in the image gallery below, is one of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan’s personal favorites.



All images courtesy of Aga Khan Museum


All stories from Ismailimail reporting from the ground:

Happy Birthday Princess Zahra

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Noorani Family at Ismaili Centre, Toronto and Aga Khan Museum inauguration - Mawlana Hazar Imam, Prince Amyn, Prince Rahim with Princess Salwa, and Prince Hussain

IM Reporting from TO - Discovering Ismaili Centre, Toronto - An Architectural and Engineering Gem

Discovering the Aga Khan Park - Reflections – An Interplay of Nature with the Built Environment

Discovering the Aga Khan Museum - Bellerive Room – Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection

Aga Khan Museum - Welcomes the World – Doors Open to the Public

Discovering the Aga Khan Museum - Performing Arts Venues – Auditorium, Courtyard, Hallways and the Park

 

IM Reporting from TO - Discovering Aga Khan Museum - The Gift Shop

IM Reporting from TO - Humbled and Grateful - Ismailimail invited to momentous occasion


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Accelerate your Awareness – Explore, Discover and Learn more about the Aga Khan Projects in Toronto

Ismaili Centres Series (Perspectives on matters of the Soul and Spirit)

Constellations - Ismaili Centres - Foundation Stone and Inauguration Ceremonies – Special Moments and Speeches of Mowlana Hazar Imam

Constellations - Ismaili Centres - Global Centres of Confluence

Constellations - Ismaili Centres - Architecture, Design and a Video Montage

DYK - Spiritual Perspective - Prayer Book


 

Aga Khan Museum Series (Perspectives on matters of the Intellect, Knowledge and Wisdom)

Constellations - Aga Khan Museum – Building a Knowledge Epicenter - His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan on the choice of Toronto

Constellations - Aga Khan Museum – Evoking Wisdom - Prince Amyn Aga Khan on Peace

Constellations - Aga Khan Museum – Triggering Intellectual Anxiety - Louis Monreal on the purpose of the Museum

Constellations - Aga Khan Museum – A Symphony of Light, Shadow and Geometry

DYK - Intellectual Perspective - Avicenna - Cannon of Medicine


Aga Khan Toronto Park (Perspectives on matters of Felicity, Humanity and Nature)

Constellations - Aga Khan Park, Toronto – Garden of Paradise - Peace and Felicity

Constellations - Aga Khan Park, Toronto – Echoes of Paradise - the Garden and Flora in Islamic Art

DYK - Nature Perspective - Ottoman Gold Leaf


Aga Khan Trust For Culture (Perspectives on matters of Creative Collaborations and Partnerships)

Constellations - Creative Collaborations - Masterpieces of the Aga Khan Museum European and Asian Exhibition Tours


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