Bidar Fort

Restoration of monuments after consulting professional agencies: D.C. – The Hindu

“Restoration of medieval era monuments will be taken up in consultation with professional art restoring agencies,” P.C. Jaffer, Deputy Commissioner, said on Thursday. Agencies such as Indian Heritage Cities Network, Deccan Heritage Foundation, World Monument Fund, Aga Khan Foundation and Archaeological Survey of India will be involved in these efforts, he said. He was speaking…

Doris Duke Asia Society AKMI

Synergy: Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Asia Society New York & Aga Khan Music Initiative

Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art Awards Grant to Asia Society NY for Performing Arts Project Asia Society NY has been awarded $100,000 from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art through its Building Bridges Program. The grant will support Encounters at the Crossroads, a two-year performing arts project that will include our partnership with…

The Express Tribune - Preserving heritage Colours of Pakhtun culture displayed in Islamabad

The Express Tribune | Preserving heritage: Colours of Pakhtun culture displayed in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Experts have said that language, poetry and crafts are important parts of a culture and they must be promoted and preserved for generations to come. hey were speaking at Pakhtun Festival which concluded at Café 1969 at Shakaparian on Sunday. The three-day festival featured concerts, panel discussions, art exhibition and Pakhtun food and crafts. The…

Aga Khan Museum, Toronto 2014 - 80SecondArts

Retrospective: The Aga Khan Museum in 80 seconds

80SecondArts captures the opening of the Aga Khan Museum in 80 seconds featuring: His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan introducing Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to some of the featured art, artifacts from the museums collection, Pakistan’s two genius artists (Aisha Khalid & Imran Qureshi), and music of the various performers during the opening ceremonies…

Event - March 22 | Aga Khan Museum, Toronto: Storytelling with Internationally renowned Children’s Author Elizabeth Laird

Event – March 22 | Aga Khan Museum, Toronto: Storytelling with Internationally renowned Children’s Author Elizabeth Laird

    Be spellbound by stories during March Break! In partnership with the Ismaili Centre, Toronto and the 2015 Toronto Storytelling Festival, internationally renowned children’s author Elizabeth Laird will read from her book “Two Crafty Jackals” (published by the Aga Khan Museum) and other stories from Iraq, Iran, and Ethiopia. She will also sign copies…

AKM - CHCH - March Break getaways - the Fairmont Royal York

CHCH News – Morning Live | March Break getaways: Sonya Singh of the Fairmont Royal York profiles Aga Khan Museum

In advance of spring break at schools across Canada & USA, the Aga Khan Museum’s programming brings an exiting camp – “Tales of Wonder March Break” Camp. Ismailimail shares CHCH Morning Live account of another exciting partnership for March – spring break, one between Toronto’s premier hotel the Fairmont Royal York Hotel and the Aga…

Event - March 13 | Aga Khan Museum Toronto: Emel Mathlouthi - Showcase Performance

Event – March 13 | Aga Khan Museum Toronto: Emel Mathlouthi – Showcase Performance

Tunisian-born songwriter, composer, guitarist, and singer Emel Mathlouthi came to international attention when her song “Kelmti Horra” inspired protesters during what would become known as the Arab Spring.Her outstanding voice evokes Joan Baez, Sister Marie Keyrouz, and the Lebanese diva Fayrouz. A past collaborator with British musician/producer Adrian Thaws (aka Tricky), Mathlouthi incorporates trip-hop and…

Event - March 11 | Aga Khan Museum Toronto | The Exhibition Is the Medium: Designing an Exhibition with Eric Pellerin

Event – March 11 | Aga Khan Museum Toronto | The Exhibition Is the Medium: Designing an Exhibition with Eric Pellerin

Why do we exhibit? What makes an idea, a concept, a discovery an exhibition? How do we achieve it? Eric Pellerin, Creative Lead and Design Manager of the Aga Khan Museum, discusses how designers communicate with audiences through environmental design. Through this illustrated talk, you will discover what constitutes an exhibition – from the initial…

Aga Khan Museum | WALKING WOMAN

I pull on the museum door and think, I truly have no idea what to expect. I don’t know anything about any of this. I am eager for the experience, but ignorant, and on top of that still mildly jangled from the hour-long, winter-roads trip to get here. Inside the door, I am immediately at…