Museum of Islamic Art

Jewels of the Nile: 11 awesome Egyptian museums
Features/Interviews

Jewels of the Nile: 11 awesome Egyptian museums

(CNN) — For much of the 20th century, the Egyptian Museum in the center of Cairo was the gold standard…
Islamic Art Museum receives 10,000 visitors since inauguration last Wednesday
Archaeology

Islamic Art Museum receives 10,000 visitors since inauguration last Wednesday

Since its inauguration on Wednesday, the Museum of Islamic Art in Bab al-Khalq received 10,000 visitors as of Sunday, Al-Borsa…
Islamic Art Museum to open to public for free
Archaeology

Islamic Art Museum to open to public for free

Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany announced that the Museum of Islamic Art would be open to the public for free for…
Sisi inaugurates newly restored Islamic Art Museum 3 years after bombing
Archaeology

Sisi inaugurates newly restored Islamic Art Museum 3 years after bombing

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated the Museum of Islamic Art on Wednesday morning after the restoration work was completed, according to…
Egypt invites Bokova to inaugurate new UNESCO office
Art news

Egypt invites Bokova to inaugurate new UNESCO office

Higher Education Minister Ashraf al-Sheehy said on Friday that he has invited UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova to inaugurate the new…
Prosecution seizes Islamic Art Museum cameras to investigate Cairo security directorate blast
Egypt

Prosecution seizes Islamic Art Museum cameras to investigate Cairo security directorate blast

The Supreme State Security Prosecution seized the surveillance cameras of the outside the Museum of Islamic Art, in addition to…
‘Reflections on Islamic Art’: A new way to talk about Islam, and art
Books

‘Reflections on Islamic Art’: A new way to talk about Islam, and art

“Reflections on Islamic Art,” edited by Ahdaf Soueif, appears at a time when Islamic art is surging back into fashion.…
Antiquities minister says nothing stolen from Islamic Art Museum
Egypt

Antiquities minister says nothing stolen from Islamic Art Museum

The Antiquities Ministry denied on Friday that some artifacts had been stolen from the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo,…
Egypt’s Museums I: The Museum of Islamic Art
Art news

Egypt’s Museums I: The Museum of Islamic Art

Egypt is home to dozens of museums, from downtown’s hugely popular Egyptian Museum to the strange and too-often overlooked  Agricultural…
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