Escape the cold during Welcome Weekend, presented by RBC, which will offer free admission to the Aga Khan Museum on February 11 and 12, 2017. Visitors will have access to Syria: A Living History, a highly acclaimed exhibition that illuminates Syria’s rich and diverse contributions to world heritage over 5,000 years. Patrons will also get a chance to view the Museum’s newest exhibition Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians, which opens to the public February 4th and showcases contemporary Iranian art from the collection of noted Iranian-British collector Mohammed Afkhami.
In addition to the Museum’s temporary exhibitions, visitors can take in pop-up performances by local musicians throughout the weekend and roam the Permanent Collection, which features artifacts spanning centuries that inform and inspire audiences about the arts of Muslim civilizations.
Previously on Ismailimail…
Ismaili Muslim Scholar, Father of Burushaski language, Allamah Nasir Hunzai laid to rest in his hometown of Hyderabad, Hunza