Baron Empain Palace hosts “From Bab el-Khalq to Heliopolis” exhibition on Dec. 29

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Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 02:23 GMT

FILE - Baron Palace in Heliopolis

FILE - Baron Palace in Heliopolis

CAIRO – 29 December 2020: The Museum of Islamic Art, in cooperation with the Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis, continues the activities of two art exhibitions entitled "Treasures of Lead", at the Museum of Islamic Art, and the exhibition "From Bab el-Khalq to Heliopolis", at Baron Empain Palace, on December 29 at 2 p.m., in celebration of the 117th anniversary of the opening of the Museum of Islamic Art at Bab el-Khalq.

 

The exhibition "Treasures of Lead" is the first of its kind in Egypt and the Middle East, as it displays sculptures decorated by various artists using lead pencils for a number of the museum's archaeological holdings. It launched on December 28 at 1 p.m.

 

The exhibition “From Bab el-Khalq to Heliopolis”, includes 35 photographs of the artifacts inside the Museum of Islamic Art to reflect the artistic, cultural and historical links between the museum and the palace.

 

The museum will conclude its free activities on January 13. The activities will include artistic workshops, an interactive cultural forum and related lectures.

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