Jadaliyya | Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup

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Toronto Opens North America’s First Islamic Art Museum Sarah Cascone writes on the opening of the Aga Khan Museum, the first Islamic Art Museum in North America, and the project’s patron. The museum, which was funded by Aga Khan, hopes to introduce Islamic art to a Western audience and contains art dating back a millennium.

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All stories from Ismailimail reporting from Toronto:

Humbled and Grateful: Ismailimail invited to momentous occasion

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

Discovering the Aga Khan Museum: Masterpieces from the Collection

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

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

Discovering Aga Khan Museum: The Gift Shop

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: In Conversation with Pakistan’s Genius Artist – Imran Qureshi

Ismailimail | Jubilation: Memories of Toronto


Aga Khan Museum Inauguration – Media & Press Coverage

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

The Wall Street Journal | The Aga Khan’s New Islamic Treasure Trove

Forbes | A Museum Gifted By Aga Khan

The Washington Post | Pulitzer Prize-winning Art and Architecture Critic writes about Aga Khan Museum & Ismaili Centre in Toronto

The Globe & Mail | Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum, opening this week, is a world-class showcase for Islamic art

Newsweek | Aga Khan Museum: Enlightened Islam Fights Back Against Jihadist Brutality

Al Jazeera | Aga Khan Museum: Inside N America’s first Islamic art museum

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

Fast Company | Ainsley O’Connell: A Look Inside Fumihiko Maki’s Gorgeous New Museum For Islamic Art

The Guardian | Aga Khan Museum: North America finally gets a home for Islamic art

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