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Event – January 21 | Aga Khan Museum, Toronto: Green, Blue, and White: Chinese Ceramics, Shipwrecks, and Ninth-Century Indian Ocean Trade

John Guy, Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, provides unique insight into the exhibition The Lost Dhow and trade in Chinese Ceramics. EVENT: Lecture: Green, Blue, and White: Chinese Ceramics, Shipwrecks, and Ninth-Century Indian Ocean Trade DATE: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. EST VENUE: Aga…

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Event – January 13 to February 17 | Aga Khan Museum – Learn the Art of Miniature Painting with Tazeen Qayyum

Are you fascinated by the manuscript paintings in the Aga Khan Museum’s Permanent Collection? Discover, Explore, Learn & Paint through illustrated lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on practice how these paintings were made. Tazeen Qayyum is a contemporary Canadian visual artist born in Pakistan whose work explores the environments in which we live. EVENT: Course: Learn the Art…

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Event – January 14 | Mounting a Collection: Behind the Scenes of the Aga Khan Museum with Linda Milrod

Ever wondered what is involved in displaying an art collection? Head of Exhibitions Linda Milrod sheds light on the complex and often challenging process that makes it possible to share centuries-old artifacts with the public. Get acquainted with the international team that brought the Aga Khan Museum Collection to life, and see the Aga Khan…

Canada Leads the Way in Multiculturalism and Immigrant Acceptance - Immigration.ca

Canada Leads the Way in Multiculturalism and Immigrant Acceptance | Immigration.ca

London School of Economics study suggests that immigration and diversity is a directly linked to a nation’s success in entrepreneurship and economic development. […] And as other countries struggle with their immigration policies, Canada’s multicultural policies puts it on sound footing. Whether they are arriving in Europe from across the Mediterranean, crossing the US-Mexican border,…

Aga Khan Museum Courtyard (Photography by Tom Arban)

Designlines Magazine | The Aga Khan Museum

By Paige Magarrey. Last edited: October 20, 2014 Photography by Tom Arban Over 1,000 artifacts – including textiles, manuscripts and sculptures – span more than 1,100 years of Islamic culture housed within 11,000 square metres: it’s the Aga Khan Museum by the numbers. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki, the Don Mills building is an experiment in…

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ArmaFilmworks: Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

Watch in 1080p HD. All Press & Media Stories about Aga Khan Museum 110+ Media Reports from 20+ Countries International North America: Canada & USA Canada USA Europe: Belgium, Bosnia, France, Spain, UK Belgium, Bosnia, France, Spain UK Middle East: Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE Africa: Kenya, South Africa Asia: China, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam…

Hussein Charania Photography: Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, Toronto

Hussein Charania Photography: Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, Toronto

Photo taken from our balcony at sunset. Council Chambers of the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. View from the Patron’s Lounge in the Aga Khan Museum Open area adjacent to the institutional offices, Ismaili Centre, Toronto. Decorated by a painting of the name “Mohammed” by the late Pakistani artist Gulgee. Bellerive Room, Aga Khan Museum. Toronto, Canada.…

Arabesque Coasters at Aga Khan Museum Gift Shop designed by Rahim Bhimani

Innovation | Arabesque Coasters designed by Rahim Bhimani at Aga Khan Museum Shop

Truly grateful & honored to announce that my Arabesque Coasters are now available at the @AgaKhanMuseum @ismailimail pic.twitter.com/x6dJYgYVwp — Rahim Bhimani (@rahimbhimani) December 31, 2014 Rahim Bhimani is a designer with an MBA in Design Strategy. I am passionate about product design, design, creative problem solving, traveling, tech & anjunabeats. Discover, Explore and Learn more…

Mughal Empire Map

The Aga Khan Museum’s collection includes a painting by a renowned Mughal artist

The Mughals were a Muslim dynasty of Turkic-Mongol origin that ruled most of northern India from the early 16th to the mid-18th century, after which it continued to exist as a considerably reduced entity until the mid-19th century. The Mughals built a magnificent empire based on well-founded and enduring institutions, laying the foundations of a dynastic rule…

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Azure | 2014 in Review: Top 10 Big Projects => Best Cultural Centre: Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre

Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki’s Aga Khan Museum, and Indian architect Charles Correa’s adjacent Ismaili Centre, make a striking addition to the north end of Toronto, where ambitious architecture rarely finds a home. Inside is a millennium’s worth of Islamic art from the personal collection of Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, the holy leader of 15 million Ismaili…

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Event – February 21 to June 21 | Aga Khan Museum, Toronto: Upcoming Exhibition: Visions of Mughal India – The Collection of Howard Hodgkin

The second half of 16th century until first half of 19th century was a time of cultural merging that saw Persian themes, Indian colours, and Western influences find their way into Indian architecture and art. EVENT: Visions of Mughal India – The Collection of Howard Hodgkin PROGRAMS, DATE & TIME: Saturday, February 21st, 2015 to…

The Aga Khan Museum (foreground), shares a plaza with Ismaili Centre (shown at top left). (Photo © Kalloon Photography via Architectural Record)

Architectural Record | Maki’s Aga Khan Museum Makes Its Debut

Toronto’s cultural brand has moved into a new galaxy. With the new, sublimely detailed 124,000-square-foot building, Tokyo-based Maki and Associates (with Toronto’s Moriyama & Teshima Architects) expand the [Toronto] city’s repertoire of museums and university buildings designed by local and international architects, including Frank Gehry, Norman Foster, Will Alsop, and Daniel Libeskind. The museum complex…

Henry Kim, Director & CEO, Aga Khan Museum (Image: Christopher Dew)

The New York Times | Bilingual Nationhood, Canadian-Style – Aga Khan Museum’s CEO weighs in

“Multiculturalism isn’t just about statistics, it is about attitude. It is about seeing diversity as strength. Canadians believe that blending makes you better and stronger.” – Henry Kim, Director & CEO, Aga Khan Museum The New York Time s- The Opinion Pages | Op-Ed Contributor – Bilingual Nationhood, Canadian-Style By CHRYSTIA FREELAND DEC. 25, 2014…