Images of Istanbul Then and Now

Images of Istanbul Then and Now

A City Transformed: Images of Istanbul Then and Now with Dr. Filiz Çakir Phillip Explore the many faces of Istanbul with Dr. Filiz Çakir Phillip! Tuesday, February 9, 6:30–7:30 pm $20, $18 members, $12 students and seniors At Aga Khan Museum, Toronto Facebook Event Source: Aga Khan Museum, Toronto Filiz Çakır Phillip is Associate Curator at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. She received her … Continue reading Images of Istanbul Then and Now

aga khan museum poem in sign language

A Poem Presentation on the Aga Khan Museum, in Sign Language: By non-verbal, hearing-impaired Mureed of the Imam

Humble nazrana on the auspicious occasion of Hazar Imam’s 79th birthday! …dedicated to all the non-verbal, hearing impaired brothers and sisters of Ismaili jamat around the world! Inspired by Ikhwan Allani’s poem (originally posted at Simerg.com), few mureeds from Chicago got together and recorded a presentation of the poem in a sign language. Originally from Karachi, Pakistan. Sanna Ali has been non-verbal/hearing-impaired since birth. She … Continue reading A Poem Presentation on the Aga Khan Museum, in Sign Language: By non-verbal, hearing-impaired Mureed of the Imam

Integral Lens Series: John Kosmopoulos work features Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, Toronto

Integral Lens Series: John Kosmopoulos work features Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, Toronto

12th December, 2015: Pygmalion Karatzas presents the Integral Lens Series: John Kosmopoulos Editor: Anthi Rozi – Text: Pygmalion Karatzas In this article, we feature the work of John Kosmopoulos from Toronto, Canada. He is a consultant, author and professor in the behaviour sciences and a fine art photographer, specializing in colour and black and white architecture, abstract, long exposure and minimalist subjects. His award winning … Continue reading Integral Lens Series: John Kosmopoulos work features Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, Toronto

David Buchbinder explains the resonance between Andalusia and Toronto

David Buchbinder explains the resonance between Andalusia and Toronto

Robert Harris for Globe & Mail – December 04, 2015. The jazz trumpeter/producer/activist/whirlwind is describing to me the thinking behind his Routes of Andalucia concert, which will be presented in a family-friendly version on Saturday afternoon at Toronto’s Koerner Hall. Mervon Mehta of the Royal Conservatory first commissioned this show in 2011; it’s since been presented at the 2014 opening of Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum. … Continue reading David Buchbinder explains the resonance between Andalusia and Toronto

Weddings at the Aga Khan Museum: Alim and Rabia's Ismaili Wedding

Weddings at the Aga Khan Museum: Alim and Rabia’s Ismaili Wedding

This awesome Ismaili wedding was worth the wait to be blogged. Super awesome couple to work with, great expressions and boat load of fun shooting their wedding in Kitchener and their engagement shoot at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. Enjoy the full set. Source: Big Al Studio Toronto More related from Drs. Alim and Rabia: Continue reading Weddings at the Aga Khan Museum: Alim and Rabia’s Ismaili Wedding

Aga Khan Museum Tour co-sponsored with Beth Tzedec Congregation

Aga Khan Museum Tour co-sponsored with Beth Tzedec Congregation

Join us for this very special event as we tour the unique Islamic Art and Culture Museum with its guide PLUS Noam Sienna, doctoral student in Jewish History specializing in the history of Jews in Islamic societies, to view the collections though a Jewish lens. “The aim of the Aga Khan Museum will be to offer unique insights and new perspectives into Islamic civilizations and … Continue reading Aga Khan Museum Tour co-sponsored with Beth Tzedec Congregation

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United States Consul General visits Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Center, Toronto

Consul General Juan Alsace toured the Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Center with the Center’s Executive Director Mohammed Dhanani and Museum Director Henry Kim on Friday, November 20, 2015. The Consul General discussed expanding cross-border and cross-cultural dialogues during the visit to the museum. The museum is dedicated to the collection, research, preservation and display of works of art, objects and artifacts of artistic, cultural … Continue reading United States Consul General visits Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Center, Toronto

Art exhibit review: Doors Without Keys – The Varsity

Aga Khan Museum’s Art exhibit review: Doors Without Keys – The Varsity

By Reut Cohen – Excerpt: Each door is different. They are made of different materials, and are shown in different seasons. Some doors are locked; some doors are not. It’s impossible to identify which country each door belongs to, save for stickers with Farsi and Arabic slogans on a few. What each has in common, however, is that it is abandoned; that seems to be … Continue reading Aga Khan Museum’s Art exhibit review: Doors Without Keys – The Varsity

The Garden of the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto | gardeninacity

The Garden of the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto | gardeninacity

Jason from Evanston, Illinois, blogs about his visit to Aga Khan Museum’s Park, in Toronto. While in Toronto in June we got to see the new Aga Khan Museum, which had opened just the previous September. The museum is a showcase of Islamic art and culture from around the world. Outside the museum there are 10 acres of public space inspired by the gardens of Persia. … Continue reading The Garden of the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto | gardeninacity

Iranian Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami’s doors explore censorship | Toronto Star

Iranian Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami’s doors explore censorship | Toronto Star

Exhibition highlights celebrated Iranian director’s approach to living and working under censorship. “My feet may be in Iran,” he says, “but my head is elsewhere.” By Murray Whyte for Toronto Star, November 26 2015: Abbas Kiarostami may be Iran’s most-loved filmmaker in the big world out there, but his new exhibition at the Aga Khan Museum here puts the difficult fact of his living circumstance … Continue reading Iranian Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami’s doors explore censorship | Toronto Star

Abbas Kiarostami’s show Doors Without Keys is on exhibit at the Aga Khan Museum from Nov. 21 to March 27, 2016. (Image credit: Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

Aga Khan Museum Exhibition Interview – Behind closed doors with director Abbas Kiarostami | Globe and Mail

By Tina Hassannia for The Globe and Mail – November. 19, 2015: Considered one of the great masters of world cinema, Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami is lesser known for his photography and poetry. Hopefully, this lack of awareness will soon change with his new Doors Without Keys photo exhibition at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. The installation features Kiarostami’s detailed photographs of doors taken in France, … Continue reading Aga Khan Museum Exhibition Interview – Behind closed doors with director Abbas Kiarostami | Globe and Mail

Kiarostami: Doors Without Keys at Aga Khan Museum| NOW Toronto Magazine

Kiarostami: Doors Without Keys at Aga Khan Museum | NOW Toronto Magazine

The Aga Khan Museum hosts an installation from one of the world’s most revered filmmakers By Norman Wilner – November 20, 2015: I always feel underqualified when I’m asked to play art critic, but I made an exception when the Aga Khan Museum invited me to preview a new installation by Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. In addition to his work as the director of Taste … Continue reading Kiarostami: Doors Without Keys at Aga Khan Museum | NOW Toronto Magazine