Emperors and Jewels

Experience the passion for opulence among the princes of India. Exquisite objects decorated with gems and carved from semi-precious stone reflect life at the courts. Aug 18, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019 at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto Discover the deep roots of contemporary fashion’s love affair with men’s jewellery and adornments in this [...]

Emperors and Jewels2018-08-19T13:18:49+00:00

Modern Architecture, Kuwait 2

Following the successful launch of the first volume of Modern Architecture Kuwait (MAK) in 2015, Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah will launch the second volume: Essays, Arguments & Interviews on MAK on December 8th 2017 at the Amricani Cultural Centre. The second volume features interviews, essays, arguments as well as transcripts of contemporary publications from contributing authors and [...]

Modern Architecture, Kuwait 22017-12-12T16:45:34+00:00

al Fann closes in Rome

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah's Al Fann: Art from the Islamic Civilization exhibition has now closed in Rome. The exhibition had on display 364 countless masterpieces that represent all the major artistic media -  textiles and metalwork, ceramics and glass, miniatures and illuminated Q'uran manuscripts as well as objects made of stone and wood, and jeweled arts. [...]

al Fann closes in Rome2017-09-27T14:21:12+00:00

Story Time Readers Wanted

Dear Friends, We need your help.  Over the summer, the DAI started a Story Time programme that was a terrific success.  The children, many of whom came every week, loved the stories and so did the parents. (Truth be told, so did the readers!) So, due to popular demand, we’re going to launch CS21 Story Time, to be [...]

Story Time Readers Wanted2017-09-27T14:21:12+00:00

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 of International Museum Day this year was: Museums for a Sustainable Society. This theme highlights the role of museums in [...]

International Museum Day 20152017-09-27T14:21:13+00:00

DAI and The Yoga Center Kuwait

Team Up for CAW Tots The DAI added a new programme to the Children’s Art Workshop (CAW) schedule this season: CAW Tots. CAW Tots are potty-trained 3.5 – 5 year olds, with an interest in learning about art. The programme is divided into two six-week units, one now and one in the spring. The first [...]

DAI and The Yoga Center Kuwait2017-09-27T14:21:13+00:00