Event - March 18 | Aga Khan Museum Toronto: Cinematic Discoveries Along the Silk Road and the Spice Route

Event – March 18 | Aga Khan Museum, Toronto: Cinematic Discoveries Along the Silk Road and the Spice Route

Complementing the exhibition The Lost Dhow: A Discovery from the Maritime Silk Route, this inaugural film series is a voyage of discovery of the new and emergent artists who are creating art and films along the Silk Road and the Maritime Silk Route. The films are curated by Dr. Paul Lee, a Toronto-based filmmaker, producer,…

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…

Indian influence in new exhibit at Aga Khan Museum - British painter Howard Hodgkin's work at display

Indian influence in new exhibit at Aga Khan Museum – British painter Howard Hodgkin’s work at display

Artwork collected by and created by British painter Howard Hodgkin North York Mirror By Clark Kim Two new exhibitions, distinct but connected by one man’s passion for India, open to the public starting Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Aga Khan Museum. One of the exhibitions called the Visions of Mughal India: The Collection of Howard…