Aga Khan Park and Museum named confirmed for Metrolinx Eglinton line

Aga Khan Park and Museum name confirmed for Metrolinx Eglinton line

After months of planning, which included consultations with the public and the TTC, Metrolinx finally settled on names for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT during a conference call earlier today. via BlogTo – GlobalNews.ca Earlier related: Proposed ‘Aga Khan Park & Museum Train Station Stop’ for Eglinton Line, Toronto Continue reading Aga Khan Park and Museum name confirmed for Metrolinx Eglinton line

America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far

America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far

Opening February 2016 at Children’s Museum of Manhattan, New York. The Children’s Museum of Manhattan will open a first-of-its-kind exhibition for children and families to celebrate the diversity of Muslim cultures in America and around the world through art, architecture, design, music, travel, trade, and more! Advisers: The Children’s Museum of Manhattan is grateful to the international advisors and partners who guided this project over … Continue reading America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far

Toronto International Film Festival and Aga Khan Museum to present: The Films of Abbas Kiarostami

Toronto International Film Festival and Aga Khan Museum to present: The Films of Abbas Kiarostami

Selected by veteran film curator and film festival programmer Peter Scarlet (co-curator of Doors Without Keys), these screenings complement Kiarostami’s evocative installation Doors Without Keys, providing an invaluable opportunity to appreciate Kiarostami’s versatility as an artist and filmmaker. The Aga Khan Museum and TIFF are co-presenters of this series, as well as The Wind Will Carry Us: The Films of Abbas Kiarostami a retrospective of … Continue reading Toronto International Film Festival and Aga Khan Museum to present: The Films of Abbas Kiarostami

Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami opens up doors to a lost past | The Art Newspaper

Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami opens up doors to a lost past | The Art Newspaper

David D’Arcy: In its first show devoted to a single artist, the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto is presenting 50 full-scale images of doors by the Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami (Doors Without Keys, until 27 March). Because of Canadian sanctions on Iranian imports, the pictures had to be printed and mounted on canvas in Toronto. Curators selected the pictures fr om 200 that Kiarostami, aged … Continue reading Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami opens up doors to a lost past | The Art Newspaper