Islamic Art

New York’s Metropolitan Museum houses Egyptian artifacts collected over 35 years

Wed, 23 Nov 2022 - 02:07 GMT

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is one of the most famous museums in the world.

Christie's launches ‘Arts of Islamic & Indian Worlds’ auction on Oct. 27

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 - 10:47 GMT

The auction includes many paper manuscripts and Quranic copies of different shapes and designs, in addition to handmade Islamic carpets.

Sotheby’s sells paper from Egyptian Quran dating back to Mamluk era

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 12:29 GMT

Under the title "Art of the Islamic World & India Including Luxurious Carpets" Sotheby's held its auction in March 2022.

National Museum of Egyptian Civilization holds live workshop to introduce ‘Takfit’

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 02:11 GMT

The Takfit craft is one of the most prominent metal sculpting arts.

Video: Watch the musical instruments housed in Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 03:52 GMT

Arts in the Islamic era reflected many aspects of the daily life.

Video: Did you hear of the “magic shirt” housed in the Museum of Islamic Art?

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 03:40 GMT

Located in Bab al-Khalq, the Museum of Islamic Art houses nearly 100,000 diverse artifacts showcasing various Islamic arts throughout the ages, and contributing to enriching the study of Islamic art.

Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art launches introductory videos on its archaeological holdings

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 02:09 GMT

The Museum of Islamic Art at Bab Al-Khalq launches a series of introductory videos on the museum and the archaeological collections it contains, under the title "Hadouta".

“Islamic Art in the Face of Extremism”, a symposium held in the Supreme Council of Culture

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The symposium was held in conjunction with the International Day of Islamic Art, within the framework of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture's celebration of this occasion.

“Aesthetics of Islamic Art” workshop to be held in Salah el-Din Citadel on Nov. 17

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 02:37 GMT

The Cultural Production Affairs Sector is organizing, on November 17 at 10 a.m., an art workshop entitled “Aesthetics of Islamic Art”, at the Library of Islamic Civilization in the Citadel.

Islamic Arts: Ceramic tile bearing the name of Ghibi Bin Tanwirizi

Tue, 28 May 2019 - 01:42 GMT

Egypt possesses many antiquities from different eras, among which are artifacts of the Islamic era.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina publishes 'Islamic Art in China'

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 09:14 GMT

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina has published a book on the history of Islamic Art in China.

‘The World of the Fatimids’ to exhibit in North America

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 - 12:43 GMT

‘The World of the Fatimids’ to exhibit in North America

Looking into the 'From the Heart to the Pen’ exhibition

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 - 08:03 GMT

The Sharjah Calligraphy Museum’s currently ongoing exhibition “From the Heart to the Pen,” running from October 30 until December 30.

Sharjah Calligraphy Museum runs new Islamic art exhibition

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 09:25 GMT

The Sharjah Calligraphy Museum unveiled the new exhibition "From the Heart to the Pen," on Monday.

12 low-profile, yet mind-blowing museums in Cairo

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 12:52 GMT

The Egyptian Museum is not the only museum in Egypt; there are many museums that are not as well-known, but as mind-blowing.

Richmond Museum to host international Islamic Art Conference

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 10:47 GMT

Richmond Virginia's museum of fine arts will be hosting its international conference on Islamic art next fall on November 2 to November 4.

'Islamic Art facing Extremism’ Conference to be held in December

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 - 10:34 GMT

It is worth mentioning that Islamic art is expressing the values of tolerance and integration that we see in the examples of this art that exist in the Egyptian churches.

Alexandria’s old art of Islamic prayer beads

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 - 10:38 GMT

The Egyptian industry of prayer beads is a spiritual industry linked to Islamic tradition and heritage which dates back to more than 300 years.

New Arab Islamic art Museum inaugurated in Saudi Arabia

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 - 12:12 GMT

Saudi Arabia opens a new museum in Riyadh featuring unique historic Islamic Art antiquities featured in the old ages.