Marvelous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art, at the Aga Khan Museum Toronto

Marvelous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art, at the Aga Khan Museum TorontoAga Khan Museum’s newest exhibition explores heroes and beasts from classic literature such as the Shahnameh and Kalila wa Dimna.

This May, meet the Marvelous Creatures that roam the pages of countless legends, tales, and fables!

May 7 2016 to Sep 11 2016

Through an astonishing variety of artifacts from the 7th to the 21st centuries, this family-friendly exhibition celebrates these real and mythical creatures and illuminates the knowledge contained in their stories.

Originally organized by and exhibited at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Marvellous Creatures is being modified especially for the Aga Khan Museum, and will feature key works from the Aga Khan Museum’s Collection and other international private and public collections.

Source: Aga Khan Museum Exhibitions

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