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  • al Fann opens in Rome

    Under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and His Excellency the Minister of Information Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Sabah, Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah has opened Al Fann: Art from the Islamic Civilization exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome, Italy.

  • DAI staff Farah Khajah - PR coordinator and, Wafa Alfaraheen - Theatre Manager working on making the Yarmouk Cultural Centre a beautiful place.

  • Exhibition

    We are very pleased to announce that since the opening of the new al-Sabah Galleries at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston there have been more than 15,000 visitors - approximately 3,500 visitors each week.

  • Visiting Scholars

    World renowned scholar Souren Melikian who has been a recent visitor studying metalwork from the eastern Islamic lands found in the al-Sabah Collection at Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah’s Collection Office.

  • Cultural Season 20

    “The Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah promotes the fusion of people, cultures and ideas,” said NCCAL Assistant Undersecretary Abdulkareem al-Ghadban. “Our exhibitions do that by bringing together objects created by different people, in different places, from different periods and highlighting their shared humanity. This, our 20th Cultural Season features activities that do the same: through lectures, educational opportunities, cinema, theatrical and musical performances, workshops and special events.”

  • New Children's Library

    The Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah at the Amricani Cultural Centre is in the process of developing a dedicated reading and creativity space for children under 12. When complete, the library will include books in Arabic and English that promote both an enjoyment of reading and inspire children to use their imaginations. The books have been ordered, the furniture is on the way and the walls are almost done . . . Stay tuned; we'll keep you posted on our progress!

  • Long Ago Zoo

    Come and visit the Long Ago Zoo exhibition at the Amricani Cultural Centre. This exhibition was designed for children by children and showcases animals in all different media from various historical periods.First floor of the Amricani Cultural Centre. Opening hours Mon - Thurs 10-7pm and Fridays 2-7pm

  • New Children's Workshop Schedule

    The new Cultural Season 20 schedule of events and workshops for children has just been published. Click on the image to look at all the activities available in this cultural season for you and your children to enjoy.

  • Amricani Cultural Centre

    Find us on the corner of Arabian Gulf Road and al-Shuhada Street, by the National Assembly Parliament building and across the road from Youm al-Bahaar. Opening hours: Monday – Thursday, Saturday: 10 AM – 7 PM; Friday: 2 PM – 7 PM (Sunday closed for maintenance).

  • Google Art Project

    In the two years since we joined Google Art Project in April of 2013 the al-Sabah Collection has had 44, 930 visitors and over 668, 555 page views with visitors from 164 countries. Click on the slide to view the collection and explore Google Art Project.

  • al Fann Post

al Fann in Rome

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah’s Al Fann: Art from the Islamic Civilization exhibition continues to welcome guests from around the world to Scuderie del Quirinale in the Italian capital. The exhibition has on display 364 countless masterpieces […]

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Summer Story Time

This weekend storytime at the DAI is on Saturday the 29th of August at 3.30pm at the Amricani Cultural Centre, and it is the last one of the season. There is no charge for participating […]

  • IMD.2015 Post

International Museum Day 2015

For the 3rd consecutive year, Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, in accordance with the International Council of Museums, celebrated International Museum Day on May 15th from 4pm – 10pm at Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah’s Amricani Cultural Centre. The theme […]